1. The Pity Party: A Mean-Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion
Liberals portray themselves as those who want to make the world a more compassionate place. They often point out that, unlike their conservative counterparts, they actually care about other people. Are they right? In his new book The Pity Party, William Voegeli takes a careful look at how liberals understand themselves, and he picks apart the relationship between liberals and compassion.