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Fall 2017

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Review 24 September 2017
book cover The Happy Skeptic
a review by Hayes Bierman
Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father by Thomas S. Kidd. Yale University Press, 2017. Hardcover, 288 pages, $30.
Review 24 September 2017
book cover Bridging the Gap to Patrick Henry
a review by Jordan M. Poss
Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty by Jon Kukla. Simon & Schuster, 2017. Hardcover, 592 pages, $35.
Review 1 October 2017
book cover Sharing Nixon’s Ear
a review by John C. Chalberg
Nixon's White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever by Patrick J. Buchanan. Crown Forum, 2017. Hardcover, 436 pages, $30.
Review 1 October 2017
book cover Attack of the Theses
a review by J. Kinlaw
Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism by Thomas Albert Howard. Oxford University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 216 pages, $40.
Review 8 October 2017
book cover Reclaiming Corrington
a review by Daniel James Sundahl
The Southern Philosopher: Collected Essays of John William Corrington edited by Allen Mendenhall. University of North Georgia Press, 2017. Paperback, $30.
Review 8 October 2017
book cover Which Alexander?
a review by Greg Morrison
The First European: A History of Alexander in the Age of Empire by Pierre Briant, Translated by Nicholas Elliott. Harvard University Press, 2017. Hardcover, 496 pages, $35.
Review 15 October 2017
book cover Organizing Victory
a review by Kyle Sammin
Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary by Walter Stahr. Simon & Schuster, 2017. Hardcover, 768 pages, $35.
Review 15 October 2017
book cover Mark Twain, Huckster
a review by Bill Kauffman
How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain by Alan Pell Crawford. Houghton Mifflin, 2017. Hardcover, 240 pages, $27.

To live with a gnawing grudge against one’s own civilization is the way to a personal Hell, not to a Terrestrial Paradise.

Russell Kirk

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Mark Twain, Huckster
Bill Kauffman

Organizing Victory
Kyle Sammin

Which Alexander?
Greg Morrison

Reclaiming Corrington
Daniel James Sundahl

Attack of the Theses
J. Kinlaw

Sharing Nixon’s Ear
John C. Chalberg


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