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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Google: Storing Our Minds in the Cloud?

Google: Storing Our Minds in the Cloud?

Author Nicholas Carr is a Dartmouth ’81.By Svati Narula The Shallows is based off a cover story Mr. Carr wrote for The Atlantic magazine a while ago, titled “Is Google… Read more »

Tory Truth-Telling From Across the Pond

Tory Truth-Telling From Across the Pond

By Sterling C. Beard Daniel Hannan, a Conservative Member of the European Parliament from Britain, is a noted Eurosceptic and Atlanticist.I first became aware of Daniel Hannan a little under… Read more »

D’Souza’s “Rage” a Middling Psychoanalysis

D’Souza’s “Rage” a Middling Psychoanalysis

Dinesh D’Souza ’83 (and former Review editor) is currently the president of King’s College in New York City.By Elizabeth Reynolds Barack Obama’s first book, a memoir published in July 1995… Read more »

Glenn Beck’s 8-Step Program to Recovery

Glenn Beck’s 8-Step Program to Recovery

By Michael L. Klein “We are perhaps too much inclined to think that [external invasion] is the only way a civilization can die,” writes Alexis de Tocqueville in Democracy in… Read more »

Franzen’s False Cry of “Freedom”

Franzen’s False Cry of “Freedom”

By Melanie Wilcox Critically acclaimed American author Jonathan Franzen gained widespread attention from his 2001 novel, The Corrections, which earned him a National Book Award.  His latest novel, Freedom, released… Read more »

Lewis’s “Big Short” Long on Entertainment

Lewis’s “Big Short” Long on Entertainment

Michael Lewis, former Salomon Brothers trader and author of The Big Short (W.W. Norton). Image courtesy of Wokay.com.By Ke Ding Since the fateful and stunning collapse of Bear Stearns in… Read more »

Book Review: Sorkin’s First Rate Wall Street Autopsy

Book Review: Sorkin’s First Rate Wall Street Autopsy

By Coleman E. Shear The strength of Andrew Ross Sorkin’s blow-by-blow account of the financial crisis as it unfolded from 2007 to 2009 is that it reads more like a… Read more »

Hyped Rage Over Chicken & Waffles at UC Irvine

Hyped Rage Over Chicken & Waffles at UC Irvine

A tasty dish.The PC police were out in full force last week at UC Irvine, where the school’s dining services have come under heat. The reason? The dining hall served… Read more »