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Great essays of 2007, Part II

Post by Cheryl Tucker on Dec. 30, 2007 at 5:12 am |
December 30, 2007 5:12 am

In his column today, The New York Times’ David Brooks has Part II of his Sidney Awards for best magazine essays of 2007. Part I appeared Thursday. Those essays gave slices of American life; Part II celebrates "more polemical" essays of 2007.


Here are links to essays mentioned in today’s column.


&bull Christopher Hitchens’ "The War" in Vanity Fair.


&bull Ross Douthat’s "Lord Have Mercy" in The Claremont Review of Books


&bull Jeffrey Goldberg’s "The Usual Suspect" in The New Republic


&bull Christopher Jencks’ "The Immigration Charade" in The New York Review of Books


&bull Jonathan Haidt’s "Moral Psychology and the Misunderstanding of Religion" in Edge


&bull J. Bradford DeLong’s "Creative Destruction’s Reconstruction" in the Chronicle of Higher Education


&bull Heather MacDonald’s "The Abduction of Opera" in The City Journal


And here again are the links to the essays Brooks cited Thursday:


&bull Nick Paumgarten’s "There and Back Again" in The New Yorker


&bull Vanessa Grigoriadis’ "Everybody Sucks" in New York Magazine


&bull Matt Labach’s "Roger Stone, Political Animal" in The Weekly Standard


&bull Michael Lewis’ "The Evolution of an Investor" in Portfolio


&bull Jeremy Kahn’s "The Story of a Snitch" in The Atlantic


&bull "Crime, Drugs, Welfare – and other Good News" by Peter Wehner and Yuval Levin in Commentary

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