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Spring 2017

Contents

Review 25 March 2017
book cover An Adaptable Conservative
by Forfare Davis
Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait by Biancamaria Fontana. Princeton UP, 2016. Hardcover, 296 pages, $35.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Against the Tyranny of Feelings
by John C. Chalberg
The State of the American Mind: 16 Leading Critics on the New Anti-Intellectualism edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow. Templeton Press, 2015. Hardcover, 280 pages, $28.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Where Love Lies Corrupt
by Timothy D. Lusch
Tyrants: A History of Power, Injustice, and Terror by Waller R. Newell. Cambridge University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 264 pages, $30.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Unwearying Aphorisms
by R. J. Snell
Doublethink/Doubletalk: Naturalizing Second Thoughts & Twofold Speech by Eva Brann. Paul Dry Books, 2016. Paper, 311 pages, $20.
Books in Little 25 March 2017
book cover Books in Little: Austen’s Catholic Landscapes
by Robert Grano
Jane Austen and the Reformation: Remembering the Sacred Landscape by Roger E. Moore. Ashgate Publishing Company, 2016. Hardcover, x + 167 pages, $149.95
Review 25 March 2017
book cover A Flawed and Fascinating Man
by Karl Gustel Wärnberg
Diary 1954 by Leopold Tyrmand. Northwestern University Press, 2014. Paperback, 400 pages, $28.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Latin Einstein on the Beach
by Patrick J. Burns
Ossa Latinitatis Sola, or, The Mere Bones of Latin According to the Thought and System of Reginald by Reginald Thomas Foster and Daniel Patrick McCarthy. Catholic University of America Press, 2016. Paperback, 800 pages, $40.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover A Testament of Faith and Service
by André P. DeBattista
Last Testament by Benedict XVI with Peter Seewald, translated by Jacob Phillips. Bloomsbury Continuum, 2016. Hardcover, 288 pages, $24.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Digital and the Return of the Real
by Gracy Olmstead
The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter by David Sax. PublicAffairs, 2016. Hardcover, 304 pages, 25.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover The Complex War Legacy of FDR
by Francis P. Sempa
1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History by Jay Winik. Simon & Schuster, 2015. Hardcover, 656 pages, $35.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Searching for the Christian Mind
by Christopher Butynskyi
Liberal Learning and the Great Christian Traditions. Edited by Gary W. Jenkins and Jonathan Yonan. Pickwick Publications, 2015. Paperback, 168 pages, $22.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Robert F. Kennedy and Our Times
by Jason K. Duncan
Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon by Larry Tye. Random House, 2016. Hardcover, 580 pages, $32.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Holding on to Hope
by Jeremy Kee
Out of the Ashes by Anthony Esolen. Regnery Publishing, 2017. Hardcover, 203 pages, $18.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Ringing the Alarm for Hope
by David G. Bonagura, Jr.
Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World by Charles J. Chaput. Henry Holt and Company, 2017. Hardcover, 288 pages, $26.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Doing Justice to Complexity
by Scott Beauchamp
Coleridge and the Conservative Imagination by Alan P. R. Gregory. Mercer University Press, 2003. Hardcover, 300 pages, $35.50.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover A Fine Closet of Curiosities
by David J. Davis
In Search of Sir Thomas Browne: The Life and Afterlife of the Seventeenth Century’s Most Inquiring Mind by Hugh Aldersey-Williams. Norton, 2015. Hardcover, 352 pages, $27.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover American Imperialism and Its Discontents
by Carl Rollyson
The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of the American Empire by Stephen Kinzer. Henry Holt, 2017. Hardcover, 306 pages, $28.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover Thirteen Ways of Looking at Wallace Stevens
by Daniel James Sundahl
The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens by Paul Mariani Simon & Schuster, 2016. Hardcover, 483 pages, $30.
Review 25 March 2017
book cover ‘It Was the End of Solo Singing’
by Eve Tushnet
The Cypresses Believe in God by José María Gironella. Ignatius, [1953] 2005. Paper, 900 pages.

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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‘It Was the End of Solo Singing’
Eve Tushnet

Thirteen Ways of Looking at Wallace Stevens
Daniel James Sundahl

American Imperialism and Its Discontents
Carl Rollyson

A Fine Closet of Curiosities
David J. Davis

Doing Justice to Complexity
Scott Beauchamp

Ringing the Alarm for Hope
David G. Bonagura, Jr.


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