The MAGA Revolution Devours Its Own

Republicans encouraged Trumpist havoc. Now it’s coming for them.

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I Built a Time Machine to the 1960s

Watching TV news from the past helps me get a grip on the present.

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How Much Can 1968 Tell Us About 2020?

Drawing parallels between the riots of the 1960s and the protests of today may only be taking us further from the truth, the historian Rick Perlstein writes.

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How Ronald Reagan Triumphed

Rick Perlstein’s “Reaganland” completes his multivolume survey of American conservatism with the 1980 election victory of Ronald Reagan.

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13 Books to Watch For in August

Stephenie Meyer’s retelling of “Twilight,” Isabel Wilkerson’s examination of American racism, a biography of the drug kingpin El Chapo, and plenty more.

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