The Death of Liberalism By R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. (Thomas Nelson, 208 pages, $19.99) In the army of American conservatives, Bob Tyrrell packs a unique punch. Not for him the heavy artillery of a Charles Krauthammer or a George Will, nor the shock troops of the Kristols and Podhoretzes, père et fils. Instead, Tyrrell resembles […]
Daniel Johnson is a writer in London.
Endgame: Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall — From America’s Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of MadnessBy Frank Brady(Crown, 402 pages, $25.99) In the final act of Bobby Fischer’s troubled, troublesome, and troubling life, one of the Nordic admirers who rescued him from a Japanese prison and brought him back to Iceland, the scene of […]