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Books in Little 4 August 2016
book cover Books in Little: The Effort of Mystery
Ashlee Cowles
The Operation of Grace: Further Essays on Art, Faith, and Mystery by Gregory Wolfe. Cascade Books, 2016. Paperback, 224 pages, $25.
Review 31 July 2016
book cover The Habsburgs, a Reconsideration
William Anthony Hay
The Habsburg Empire: A New History by Pieter M. Judson. Belknap Press, 2016. Hardcover, 592 pages, $35.
Review 31 July 2016
book cover The Limits (and Misuse) of Air Power
Robert Huddleston
The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe, 1940–1945. By Richard Overy. New York: Viking, 2013. Paperback, 592 pages, $18.
Review 24 July 2016
book cover A Return to the Thought-Murders
Eve Tushnet
Ravelstein, by Saul Bellow. Viking, 2000. 233 pages.
Review 24 July 2016
book cover Last Scholastic Standing
Ryan Shinkel
Neo-Scholastic Essays by Edward Feser. St. Augustine’s Press, 2015. Paperback, 392 pages, $26.
Review 17 July 2016
book cover Did the Burger Court Suffer from the ‘Greenhouse Effect?’
Stephen B. Presser
The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right, by Michael J. Graetz and Linda Greenhouse. Simon and Schuster, 2016. Hardcover, 468 pp., $30.
Review 10 July 2016
book cover A Partial Introduction to Black Conservatism
Chidike Okeem
Black Conservatism: Essays in Intellectual and Political History edited by Peter Eisenstadt. Routledge, 2015. Paperback, 328 pages, $55.
Books in Little 9 July 2016
book cover Books in Little: Notes towards the Restoration of a Nation in Crisis
James E. Person Jr.
The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America by F. H. Buckley. Encounter Books, 2016. Hardcover, 359 pages, $28.
Essay 1 July 2016
image Notes from a Smaller, Freer Island
Derek Turner
Novelist Derek Turner reflects on the Brexit vote and its causes, coalitions, and likely aftermath.
Review 26 June 2016
book cover Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition … to Be Explained Fairly
Gene Callahan
Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History by Rodney Stark. Templeton Press, 2016. Hardcover, 280 pages, $28.
Books in Little 26 June 2016
book cover Books in Little: The Myth of Islamic Spain
Karl C. Schaffenburg
The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Darío Fernández-Morera. ISI Books, 2016. Hardcover, 358 pages, $30.
Review 19 June 2016
book cover Burke in Full
Ian Crowe
Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke by Richard Bourke. Princeton University Press, 2015. Hardcover, 1032 pages, $45.
Best of the Bookman 19 June 2016
book cover Dark Night, Black Hopes
R. Kenton Craven
The Death of Christian Culture, by John Senior. Arlington House, Publishers, 1978 [Revised edition, IHS Press, 2008]. Paperback, 192 pages, $29.
Books in Little 16 June 2016
book cover Books in Little: Modern Culture
Karl C. Schaffenburg
An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Modern Culture By Roger Scruton St. Augustine’s Press, 2000, New ed. 2016. Hardcover, 173 pp., $25.

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All great systems, ethical or political, attain their ascendency over the minds of men by virtue of their appeal to the imagination; and when they cease to touch the chords of wonder and mystery and hope, their power is lost, and men look elsewhere for some set of principles by which they may be guided.

Russell Kirk

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