From the Jan/Feb, 2013 issue of Touchstone
history The Oslo Syndrome by Bradley W. Anderson

The Oslo Syndrome

Peace, They Say: A History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World
by Jay Nordlinger
Encounter Books, 2012
(459 pages, $27.99, hardcover)

reviewed by Bradley W. Anderson

The Nobel Peace Prize is perhaps the most sought-after award on the planet. Nobel laureates, by dint of being invited to Oslo to receive the laying on of hands by the prize's committee members, become gurus on the international scene, treated as though endowed with biblically proportioned gifts of prophecy and moral authority.

Jay Nordlinger's Peace, They Say is not just a h . . .


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