A review of Camelot and the Cultural Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism by James Piereson. A review of The Liberals' Moment: The McGovern Insurgency and the Identity Crisis of the Democratic Party by Bruce Miroff (and more). A review of Write It When I'm Gone: Remarkable Off-the-Record Conversations With Gerald R. Ford. A review of Beyond the White House: Waging Peace, Fighting Disease, Building Hope by Jimmy Carter. An interview with Charlie Savage, author of Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy. David Gordon reviews A Tragic Legacy: How a Good vs. Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency by Glenn Greenwald. Joseph Stiglitz on The Economic Consequences of Mr. Bush: The next president will have to deal with yet another crippling legacy of George W. Bush: the economy — a Nobel laureate sees a generation-long struggle to recoup. A review of The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship Has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America by Ronald Brownstein. From Vanity Fair, the grand hostesses are history, the president would rather be in bed, and there’s a price tag on every evening these days. Who killed Washington society?