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Books in Little: A Certain Freedom Winter 2018
Books in Little: The Disaffected Fall 2017
Books in Little: Philosophy for Life Summer 2017
Books in Little: A Literate Lawyer Summer 2017
Books in Little: Austen’s Catholic Landscapes Spring 2017
Books in Little: End of an Era Winter 2017
Books in Little: Lewis as Political Thinker Winter 2017
Books in Little: Kauffman’s ‘Deplorable’ Americans Fall 2016
Books in Little: Those Intolerable Christians Fall 2016
Books in Little: Seven Prophets Fall 2016
Books in Little: The Good Old Days of Publishing Summer 2016
Books in Little: The Effort of Mystery Summer 2016
Books in Little: Notes towards the Restoration of a Nation in Crisis Summer 2016
Books in Little: The Myth of Islamic Spain Summer 2016
Books in Little: Modern Culture Spring 2016
Books in Little Summer 2015
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
Brief reviews of the collection Boundaries of Tolerance and The Rule of Nobody on the failure of American government.
Books in Little Spring 2014
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
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
Brief reviews of books on distributism and Russell Kirk.
Books in Little Fall 2011
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)
Reviews of books by Habermas and Ratzinger, Adrian Goldsworthy, and Ralph McInerny.
Books in Little Volume 46, Number 4 (Winter 2008)

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We are pleased to announce the release of The University Bookman on Edmund Burke, now available for Kindle. Collecting 21 reviews, essays, and interviews from the Bookman on the life and thought of Edmund Burke, this book is only $2.99, and purchases support our ongoing work to provide an imaginative defense of the Permanent Things. (3 Mar 2015)

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