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Enter Stage Right's Best Books of 2008

By Steven Martinovich
web posted January 5, 2008

Liberal Facism
Jonah Goldberg's Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning proves a history of fascism is a history of the political left, writes Bernard Chapin (Read on)
A Voyage Long and Strange
Think you know all about the early history of North American exploration and settlement? Steve Martinovich says A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World will likely prove you wrong (Read on)
The Case for Greatness
What makes for a truly great political leader? Steve Martinovich says The Case for Greatness: Honorable Ambition and Its Critics attempts to answer that question...and with great success (Read on)
Arts of Darkness
Is film noir an inherently conservative art form? Thomas Hibbs argues that in Arts of Darkness: American Noir and the Quest for Redemption and Steve Martinovich is convinced (Read on)
A Conservative History of the American Left
A Conservative History of the American Left shows that when it comes to political ideology, the American left isn't afraid to mine its own history repeatedly, reports W. James Antle III (Read on)
Pure Goldwater
Whether you loved him or hated him, writes Steve Martinovich, Pure Goldwater shows Barry Goldwater as a true political force (Read on)
Never Surrender
Steve Martinovich was very impressed by Never Surrender: A Soldier's Journey to the Crossroads of Faith and Freedom, LTG (Ret.) William G. Boykin's memoirs of combat and faith (Read on)
The Myth of the Oil Crisis
Is the world running out of oil? Steve Martinovich found The Myth of the Oil Crisis: Overcoming the Challenges of Depletion, Geopolitics, and Global Warming to be an effective rejoinder (Read on)
In a Time of War
Steve Martinovich found Bill Murphy Jr.'s In a Time of War: The Proud and Perilous Journey of West Point's Class of 2002 a great bit of storytelling (Read on)
American Rifle
Steve Martinovich thought American Rifle: A Biography was one of the best treatments of firearms history he's ever read (Read on)
The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets

End of the road: Happy New Year! Now get ready for the coming financial apocalypse predicted by The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets: How to Keep Your Portfolio Up When the Market is Down, says Steve Martinovich (Read on)






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