Welcome to this Authors Guild virtual showcase of my published works. A complete list of titles, with active links, can be found under the "Works" tab. Most recent books, including ongoing projects, are noted briefly below.
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"The Thing about Books," The American Scholar, Autumn 2016.
The Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well, 3d edition. With Tom Goldstein. University of California Press. Publication date: January 2016.
Cumulative Supplement, second series, 2008-2017, to A Practical Companion to the Constitution. Dialogue Press. Publication date: September 2017. For ordering information, click on A Practical Companion under Selected Works to the right.
2018 Supplement to A Practical Companion to the Constitution. Dialogue Press. Publication date: October 2018. For ordering information, click on A Practical Companion under Selected Works to the right.
Currently working on
Taking Offense. An extension of the project of my recently published Liberalism Undressed. This next book is a study of what to me is the baffling but worldwide phenomenon of people (me too) who grow agitated by what other people say and (sometimes) do, even though what's done is merely offensive, not harmful. But why? And what should we do about it. My blog exploring the subject, Taking-Offense, launched in November 2015. See the link in the sidebar to the left.
Speech Matters. The final part of the liberalism project. If the presence of harm and risk of harm are the measure of a government's reach, why should we exempt speech from government control when it causes harm? Or do we? And what are the limits?