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Review 11 April 2016
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Carl Rollyson
A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century by Jerome Charyn. Bellevue Literary Press, 2016. Paperback, 255 pages, $20.
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Marc Mason
Laurus by Eugene Vodolazkin. Translated by Lisa Hayden. Oneworld Publications, 2015. Cloth, 352 pages, $25.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover The Many Dimensions of Charles Williams
Adam Schwartz
Charles Williams: The Third Inkling by Grevel Lindop. Oxford University Press, 2015. Cloth, xx + 493 pp., $35.
On Letters and Essays 27 March 2016
book cover On Play and Seriousness
James V. Schall, S. J.
Father Schall reflects on what play reveals about the human condition in conversation with Homo Ludens, the classic book by Johan Huizinga.
Review 21 March 2016
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Allen Mendenhall
Divergent Paths: The Academy and the Judiciary by Richard Posner. Harvard University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 432 pages, $30.
Review 21 March 2016
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Karl C. Schaffenburg
The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939–1945 (Citizens and Soldiers) By Nicholas Stargardt Basic Books, 2015. Hardcover, 704 pp., $35.
Review 13 March 2016
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A. M. Juster
Tolkien among the Moderns, edited by Ralph C. Wood. University of Notre Dame Press, 2015. Paperback, 303 pages, $32.
Review 13 March 2016
book cover Hope for a Conservative Remnant
James E. Person Jr.
The Conservative Rebellion by Richard Bishirjian. St. Augustine’s Press, 2015. Hardcover, 171 pages, $25.
Review 6 March 2016
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Jason R. Edwards
The Road to Character by David Brooks. Random House, 2015. Hardcover, 320 pages, $28.
To the Point 6 March 2016
Kirk An Encounter with Ayn Rand
Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1962
Review 28 February 2016
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Peter L. Edman
Wealth, Poverty, and Politics: An International Perspective by Thomas Sowell. Basic Books, 2015. Hardcover, 244 pages plus notes and index, $30.
Review 28 February 2016
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Frank Freeman
Graveyard Clay (Cré na Cille): A Narrative in Ten Interludes by Máirtín Ó Cadhain, translated by Liam Mac Con Iomaire and Tim Robinson. Yale University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 368 pp., $25.
Review 21 February 2016
book cover A Memorial Wall of Words
Eamon Moynihan
Oblivion by Sergei Lebedev, translated by Antonina W. Bouis. New Vessel Press, 2016 Paper, 290 pages. $16.
Essay 13 February 2016
Scalia Antonin Scalia (1936–2016)
Stephen B. Presser
Professor Presser offers farewell remarks on the occasion of the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and his hopes that the Justice’s principled approach to jurisprudence will yet carry the day.

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A “conservative character [is] suspicious of doctrinaire alteration, respectful toward history, preferring variety over uniformity, acknowledging a moral order composed of human persons, not of mere political and economic atoms subservient to the state.”

Russell Kirk, A Program for Conservatives, 1954

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