In the February 5 edition of The Washington Post, three book reviews:
A book review by Thomas Bryne Edsall: "Perils of America's deep political rift" The books are: "Disconnect: The Breakdown of Representation in American Politics" by Morris P. Fiorina and Samuel J. Abrams, U. of Oklahoma Press, $24.95, 249 p. and "The Disappearing Center: Engaged Citizens, Polarization and American Democracy" by Alan I. Abramowitz, Yale U. Press $24, 208 p.
A book review by Tracy Lee Simmons: "God's law and the power of the state" The book is: "Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul" 'Church, State and the Birth of Liberty' by John M. Barry, Viking, $35, 464 p.
A book review by Joanna Scutts: "Between spiritual yearnings and feet of clay" The book is: "The Lives of Margaret Fuller" by John Matteson, Norton, $32.95, 510 p.