RealClearBooks Morning Edition

Reading Machiavelli in Iraq - Kenneth Pollack, National Interest
Fifty Shades of National Book Award? - Alison Flood, The Guardian
Soledad O'Brien Has Nothing to Say - Mark Judge, RealClearBooks
Go Easy on Herman Wouk--He's 97! - Tom Carson, American Prospect
Does Ray Kurzweil Dream of Electric Sheep? - Matthew Feeney, Reason
Alice Munro's Brush With Biography - Chloe Schama, New Republic
Her Pen, Petraeus's Sword - Nina Burleigh, New York Observer
France to Amazon: Pay $252 Million - Molly Driscoll, CSM
The True Story of Alchemy - William Brock, New Scientist
Booze for the Jews - Tevi Troy, Weekly Standard