Chronicles Magazine REVIEWS

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    By Merit Raised

    In his most recent book Charles Murray argues that over the course of more than five decades American society has undergone an evolution of social classes “different in kind and degree than [sic] anything the nation has ever known.”

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    Caring About the Glock

    His is not a treatment conceived for a particular audience—above all, it is not a book aimed at those devoted to “guns,” or at members of the National Rifle Association, or at Second Amendment absolutists, even though such people will be...

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    A Study in Courage

    As with her previous biography, Susan Hertog is concerned with her subjects as icons of feminism, with their efforts to balance (or not balance) their careers with the traditional requirements of “piety, purity, submissiveness, and domesticity.”

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  • IN THE DARK

    Responsibilities

    On Marvel’s orders, Webb has undertaken to reboot the original. He does so with perfunctory obedience. He stumbles from the outset and continues to falter right through to the film’s tired conclusion, a full 136 minutes later.

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