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Books in Little: A Certain Freedom Winter 2018
by Frank Freeman
Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis by Liesl Olson. Yale University Press, 2017. Hardcover, 392 pages, $35.
Books in Little: The Disaffected Fall 2017
by Robert Grano
The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality by Justin Gest. Oxford University Press, 2016. Paper, xiii + 249 pages, $24.95
Books in Little: Philosophy for Life Summer 2017
by Frank Freeman
On Life and Death by Cicero. Translated by John Davie. Oxford University Press, 2017. Paper, 261 pages, $17.
Books in Little: A Literate Lawyer Summer 2017
by Jason Jewell
Of Bees and Boys: Lines from a Southern Lawyer by Allen Mendenhall. Red Dirt Press, 2017. Paperback, 76 pages, $12.95.
Books in Little: Austen’s Catholic Landscapes Spring 2017
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
Books in Little: End of an Era Winter 2017
a review by Tatiana Lozano
This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason by Mark Molesky. Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. Hardcover, 512 pages, $35.
Books in Little: Lewis as Political Thinker Winter 2017
by Frank Freeman
C. S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law by Justin Buckley Dyer and Micah J. Watson. Cambridge University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 170 pages, $45.
Books in Little: Kauffman’s ‘Deplorable’ Americans Fall 2016
by Thomas DePietro
America First! Its History, Culture, and Politics by Bill Kauffman. Prometheus Books, 2016. Paperback, 390 pages, $18.
Books in Little: Those Intolerable Christians Fall 2016
by Karl C. Schaffenburg
Destroyer of the Gods: Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World by Larry W. Hurtado. Baylor University Press, 2016. Hardback, 304 pages, $30.
Books in Little: Seven Prophets Fall 2016
by Frank Freeman
American Prophets: Seven Religious Radicals and Their Struggle for Social and Political Justice by Albert J. Raboteau. Princeton University Press, 2016. Cloth, 248 pages, $30.
Books in Little: The Good Old Days of Publishing Summer 2016
by Ashlee Cowles
Publishing: A Writer’s Memoir by Gail Godwin. Bloomsbury, 2015. Paperback, 224 pages, $16.
Books in Little: The Effort of Mystery Summer 2016
by Ashlee Cowles
The Operation of Grace: Further Essays on Art, Faith, and Mystery by Gregory Wolfe. Cascade Books, 2016. Paperback, 224 pages, $25.
Books in Little: Notes towards the Restoration of a Nation in Crisis Summer 2016
by James E. Person Jr.
The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America by F. H. Buckley. Encounter Books, 2016. Hardcover, 359 pages, $28.
Books in Little: The Myth of Islamic Spain Summer 2016
by Karl C. Schaffenburg
The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Darío Fernández-Morera. ISI Books, 2016. Hardcover, 358 pages, $30.
Books in Little: Modern Culture Spring 2016
by Karl C. Schaffenburg
An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Modern Culture By Roger Scruton St. Augustine’s Press, 2000, New ed. 2016. Hardcover, 173 pp., $25.
Books in Little Summer 2015
by Alexis Carra
Brief reviews of a new translation of Albert Camus’s Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism and James Matthew Wilson’s monograph on the poet Timothy Steele.
Books in Little Summer 2014
a review by Alexis Carra
Brief reviews of the collection Boundaries of Tolerance and The Rule of Nobody on the failure of American government.
Books in Little Spring 2014
a review by Alexis Carra
Brief reviews of the Hadley Arkes Festschrift, A Second Look at First Things: A Case for Conservative Politics; Eva Brann’s Homage to Americans; and Rodney Stark’s How the West Won: The Neglected Story of the Triumph of Modernity.
Books in Little Summer 2013
a review by Ashlee L. Cowles
Brief reviews of recent books from Theodore Dalrymple and J. R. R. Tolkien plus books on historical consciousness and the trivium.
Books in Little Summer 2012
a review by Gerald J. Russello
Brief reviews of books on distributism and Russell Kirk.
Books in Little Fall 2011
a review by David G. Bonagura, Jr.
Short reviews of books from Matthew McGowan, Carl J. Richard, Benedict XVI, and John Haught.
Books in Little Volume 47, Number 3–4 (Fall 2010)
a review by David G. Bonagura, Jr.
Reviews of books by Habermas and Ratzinger, Adrian Goldsworthy, and Ralph McInerny.
Books in Little Volume 46, Number 4 (Winter 2008)
a review by The Editors

Any healthy society requires an enduring contest between its permanence and its progression. We cannot live without continuity, and we cannot live without prudent change.

Russell Kirk

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