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Spring 2013

Contents

Review 24 March 2013
book cover The Left Bank in the Vieux Carré
by Charles Jeanfreau
Dixie Bohemia: A French Quarter Circle in the 1920s by John Shelton Reed, LSU Press, 2012, Hardcover, 320 pp., $38.
Review 24 March 2013
book cover Beyond the End of History: Fukuyama’s Myopic Vision
by Glen Austin Sproviero
The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution by Francis Fukuyama. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011 Hardcover, 608 pages, $35.
Review 24 March 2013
book cover Debunking the Demographers
by Allen Mendenhall
What to Expect When No One’s Expecting: America’s Coming Demographic Disaster by Jonathan V. Last. Encounter Books, 2013, Hardcover, 240 pages, $24.
Review 24 March 2013
book cover Tolerance that Swallows Itself
by James Kalb
The Intolerance of Tolerance by D. A. Carson. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2012. Cloth, 196 pages, $24.
Review 24 March 2013
book cover Eliot’s Politics in Context
by Benjamin G. Lockerd
Dreams of a Totalitarian Utopia: Literary Modernism and Politics, by Leon Surette. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011. Cloth, xv + 363 pages. $59.95.
Interview 24 March 2013
book cover The Marilyn Monroe of Modern Literature
by Gerald J. Russello
An interview with Carl Rollyson.
Symposium 24 March 2013
image The Pulpy Roots of ‘Fahrenheit 451’
by Thomas F. Bertonneau
Symposium 24 March 2013
book cover Running About with Lit Matches
by Ashlee L. Cowles
On Essays and Letters 24 March 2013
book cover On Avoiding ‘Prosperous Wickedness’
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Interview 24 March 2013
book cover Literature and the Call of Faith
by Gerald J. Russello
An interview with Gregory Wolfe
Review 24 March 2013
book cover The Misremembered President
by John C. Chalberg
Coolidge by Amity Shlaes. HarperCollins, 2013. Hardback, 565 pages, $35.
Essay 24 March 2013
book cover Human Nature, Allegory, and Truth in Plato’s Republic
by Pedro Blas González
The true lover of learning then must from his earliest youth, as far as in him lies, desire all truth. —Plato Part One of Two.
Essay 24 March 2013
book cover Plato’s Idea of the Teacher
by Pedro Blas González
Part Two of Two. Click here for Part One.
On Essays and Letters 24 March 2013
image On General Wolfe’s Preference
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Interview 24 March 2013
image Copperheads, Community, and Those Who Have Lost
by Gerald J. Russello
An interview with Bill Kauffman.
Interview 24 March 2013
book cover Burke, Party, and the Human Person
by JP O’Malley
A conversation with Jesse Norman.
Review 24 March 2013
book cover Pragmatists versus Agrarians?
by Allen Mendenhall
Superfluous Southerners: Cultural Conservatism and the South, 1920–1990 by John J. Langdale. University of Missouri Press, 2012. Cloth, 192 pages, $50. (Kindle ed.)
Symposium 24 March 2013
book cover What We’re Reading (Summer 2013)
by Bookman contributors
Last year’s summer reading list was justifiably popular, so the Bookman pleased to return with another round of contributions from our reviewers, who have culled through the massive numbers of books published to focus on those worth reading, discussing, and digesting.
Review 24 March 2013
book cover Still Left in the Dark
by Patrick M. McCarthy
Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark by Brian Kellow. Viking Adult, 2011. Hardcover, 417 pages, $28.

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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