Book Review Roundup
My thoughts on some of the best commentary on America’s Cultural Revolution.
The main promotional campaign for my book, America’s Cultural Revolution, is now in its final stage. I’ve done dozens of interviews, podcasts, and cable news hits; in the opening week alone, I notched more than fifty appearances, which was exhausting but helped launch the book onto the New York Times Best Seller list.
Now, as things have slowed down, I have had the chance to read some of the print reviews and would like to share my thoughts on three of them—from Paul Gottfried, Aaron Sibarium, and Andrew Sullivan—with my Substack readers.
First up: the conservative scholar Paul Gottfried, who was once a doctoral student of Herbert Marcuse and a friend of Richard Nixon, and who published a very generous review of the book in the online magazine American Greatness. Given that Professor Gottfried had a front row seat to the rise and fall of the New Left, his opinion on the politics of that time carries considerable weight.
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