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Review 13 November 2010
In Search of a Better Economic System
Ivan Pongracic, Sr.
God & Money: The Moral Challenge of Capitalism by Charles McDaniel, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth, UK) 337 pp., $27.95, 2007
Review 13 November 2010
Dark Ride: Thomas S. Hibbs on Film Noir and the Quest for Redemption
Thomas F. Bertonneau
Arts of Darkness: American Noir and the Quest for Redemption by Thomas S. Hibbs, Spence Publishing $27.95 hardcover, 2008
Review 13 November 2010
Writer–Statesman
Richard M. Gamble
George Kennan: A Writing Life by Lee Congdon ISI Books (Wilmington, DE) xii + 208 pp., $25.00 cloth, 2008
Review 13 November 2010
Reading Peter Viereck Anew
Charles C. Brown
Shame and Glory of the Intellectuals by Peter Viereck (Reprint Edition with an earlier preface by the author) Transaction Publishers (New Brunswick, N.J.) 330 pp., $34.95 paper, 2007 Unadjusted Man in an Age of Overadjustment by Peter Viereck (Reprint Edition with a new introduction by the author) Transaction Publishers (New Brunswick, N.J.) 369 pp., $34.95 paper, 2004
Review 13 November 2010
New World Man
Michael J. Ard
Champlain’s Dream by David Hackett Fischer, New York: Simon and Schuster,848 pp., $40.00, 2009
Editorial 13 November 2010
Editor’s Note: Transition
Review 6 April 2010
Books in Little
The Editors
Review 6 April 2010
The High Achievement of Christopher Dawson
Russell Kirk
A Historian and His Word: a Life of Christopher Dawson, 1889–1970 by Christina Scott. The Dynamic Character of Christian Culture: Essays on Dawsonian Themes edited by Peter J. Cataldo.
On Essays and Letters 5 April 2010
Safer in Minnesota
James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 5 April 2010
Pianarchy
R. J. Stove
After the Golden Age: Romantic Pianism and Modern Performance by Kenneth Hamilton. Oxford University Press (New York) 304 pp, $29.95, 2008
Review 5 April 2010
Dignity and the Law
Richard Reinsch
In the Shadow of the Law by Kermit Roosevelt Straus & Giroux (New York) 384 pp, $24.00, 2005
Review 5 April 2010
The Right’s Exit
William Anthony Hay
Conservatism in America: Making Sense of the American Right by Paul Gottfried. Palgrave Macmillan (New York) 189 pp, $48.00, 2007
Essay 5 April 2010
The Story of Carlton Hayes
John Joseph Shanley
Review 5 April 2010
Knowing It All
John C. Chalberg
Journals: 1952–2000 by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., edited by Andrew Schlesinger and Stephen Schlesinger. The Penguin Press (New York) 894 pp., $40.00, 2007

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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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