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Get a signed copy of Bernard Lewis’s new book

The great scholar of Islam and prolific author has a new collection, Faith and Power: Religion and Politics in the Middle East, just published by the Oxford University Press. You can order a copy here. And you can get it signed when you meet Professor Lewis on the National Review 2010 Post-Election Cruise. Picture him, along with Victor Davis Hanson and Andy McCarthy, in a panel session, moderated by Jay Nordlinger, discussing Islamofascism. They’re just four of the 27 great speakers who will be aboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam this November 14-21. You can get complete information about the voyage, and reserve a cabin (well over 200 have already been booked) at

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