Tony Daniel Pens Tribute to Tom Wolfe, Novelist and Journalist Extraordinaire, at ‘The Federalist’

Tony Daniel’s tribute to the late Tom Wolfe, who was one of Tony’s favorite writers and a big influence, appears at The Federalist. Read the essay here.

Tony Daniel Review of ‘The Hellfire Club’ by Jake Tapper Available at ‘The Federalist’

Tony Daniel reviews CNN host Jake Tapper’s new novel, ‘The Hellfire Club,’ and finds it a regrettable Washington thriller full of cardboard characters, absurd plotting, and relentless historical exposition. Read the review here.

Tony Daniel review of Dave Eggers’s “The Monk of Mokha” Available at The Federalist

Tony Daniel says Dave Eggers’s new nonfiction offering The Monk of Mokha delivers an entertaining tale weakened by identity politics and economic nonsense. It’s a mostly compelling book about immigrants and American entrepreneurship that gets sidetracked by a pointless desire to… Read More

Tony Daniel Humor Essay “Your Kids Don’t Want To Read? Make Them Miserable Until They Do!” Available at ‘The Federalist.’

Tony Daniel has a piece up now at The Federalist, “Your Kids Don’t Want To Read? Make Them Miserable Until They Do!” “I hope people realize it’s a humor piece,” Tony says. “But of course it’s also completely serious!”… Read More

Tony Daniel Reviews Historical Fiction Master Bernard Cornwell’s New Novel, ‘Fools and Mortals’

Tony Daniel reviews Bernard Cornwell’s latest historical novel, Fools and Mortals, at The Federalist. Tony says the books is a wry and tough-minded take on Shakespeare’s time, featuring Shakespeare’s younger brother, Richard, as the hero. Lots of historical theater… Read More

Tony Daniel Rebuttal to Junot Díaz ABA Rant, “Pulitzer Prize-Winner Claims ‘Super-White’ Children’s Books Ruined His Youth,” is Available at The Federalist

Tony writes: “Looking back, it turns out that no book I ever read was about me. None of that matters when reading fiction. But celebrated author Junot Díaz just doesn’t get it.” The essay is here.

First Copies of New ‘Star Destroyers’ Anthology In, with Tony Daniel Introduction

Initial copies of Star Destroyers, an anthology edited by Tony Daniel and Christopher Ruocchio, are in at the Baen office. The book will be at booksellers in March.  Star Destroyers has some great stories by many Baen-Books-related authors. The basic… Read More

Tony Daniel Reviews the Netflix Film ‘Bright’ for ‘The Federalist’

Tony Daniel reviews the Netflix film Bright at The Federalist here.

Tony Daniel Reviews ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ for ‘The Federalist’

Tony Daniel reviews the Amazon Prime television series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel at The Federalist here.

Tony Daniel Reviews Mark Helprin’s novel ‘Paris in the Present Tense’ at ‘The Federalist’

Tony Daniel reflects on the great writer Mark Helprin, and Helprin’s new novel, Paris in the Present Tense at The Federalist web site here.