Author Archive | Peter Pollak

What Cost Diversity? A Review of Heather Mac Donald’s The Diversity Delusion

Heather Mac Donald, The Diversity Delusion; How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture. St. Martin’s Press, 2018 What are we to make of today’s university culture where students may not be subjected to spoken or written words that make them feel uncomfortable, where diversity is achieved by abolishing objective standards, […]

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Bearing witness to the struggle; a review of Bill Kennedy’s Chenango’s Beads and Two-Toned Shoes

I’m reposting columns from a no-longer existing blog. Here’s my review posted Dec. 16, 2011 of Bill Kennedy’s novel, Chenango’s Beads and Two-Toned Shoes: If you’re not convinced that journalists are romantics, you will be after reading William Kennedy’s latest novel, Chango’s Beads and Two-Toned Shoes. Daniel Quinn, a native of mid-century Albany New York, […]

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