Mark S. Weiner

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The New York Times Reviews The Rule of Clan

In Rule of the Clan on May 24, 2013 at 12:57 pm

I’m delighted that Cara Parks of The New York Times has reviewed The Rule of the Clan in this week’s Sunday Book Review. It’s a pleasure to be read so generously and attentively, to have my own aspirations for the book captured in a review—and to have a reason tonight to buy a bottle of champagne.

A Clan Framework for Foreign Affairs

In Europe, Guest Posts, Rule of the Clan on May 15, 2013 at 5:08 pm

I’m delighted that for the next couple of days my essay “The Call of the Clan” will be the cover story on the website of Foreign Policy.


“Directly challenges what many libertarians currently believe”

In Rule of the Clan on May 9, 2013 at 7:28 am

I’m pleased that The Rule of the Clan has received this thoughtful review by economist Arnold Kling, writing in the Library of Economics and Liberty—which is hosted by the libertarian group Liberty Fund. Kling writes that The Rule of the Clan “makes a libertarian case for a strong central state,” and that it “directly challenges what many libertarians currently believe.” In an earlier notice on askblog, Kling called The Rule of the Clan “the best book I have read this year.”

Update 5/9/13, 9:30 a.m.:

Although I disagree with most libertarians, I have long forcefully maintained that Liberty Fund, Inc. has a fantastic book bag (I have two):