Ann Marlowe, a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute, is a writer and financial investigator in New York. She is the author of How to Stop Time. Her Twitter feed is at @annmarlowe.
‘Jane Austen: The Secret Radical,’ reassesses the writer and new face of the £10 note as Jewishly attentive to the complex moral challenges of life
Like a Libyan dictator of old, the leader is everywhere, including inside your head
Bad faith, political speech, and the intrusive ‘we’
Who is behind Trump’s political data analytics company?
The pair of Jewish losers at the heart of the new arms-smuggling serio-comedy ‘War Dogs’ remind us that losers who dream big may be losers, but at least they dream big
Tracing the suspicious-looking, and messy, ties between a Ukrainian oligarch, an elections-information firm, and the GOP candidate’s former campaign manager
Sebastian Junger’s fascinatingly wrong-headed ‘Tribe: on Homecoming and Belonging’
I tried to prep a pair of Afghan teens for American boarding school, but instead of teaching them the language they need, I spent all my time explaining cultural references and unfamiliar contexts
Why Michael Bay’s Benghazi fantasy is a dangerously stupid movie
It’s an accomplished retelling of an American classic, but Vesna Goldsworthy’s new novel ‘Gorsky’ is missing one key character
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
The post-Soviet, postmodern illiberal kleptocracy as a harbinger and warning bell for—the West?
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
What happens when our libraries are purged from our homes, replacing spines with screens?
Kevin Dutton’s new best-seller rehashes Norman Mailer’s ideas on deviance, but it leaves out Jewish men
A morally bankrupt exhibition in New York suggests how not to look at architecture in the Middle East—by neglecting the works’ political contexts
A Tunisia-born Jew and French officer who fought the Berbers in Algeria pioneered the counterinsurgency warfare still used in Iraq and Afghanistan