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Conservative Thinking on Immigration Winter 2017
by Gerald J. Russello
Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger. A Bookman Symposium
Conservatism in Disarray Winter 2016
by Gerald J. Russello
Naming Crimethink Spring 2015
by Gerald J. Russello
The Bookman at Its Best Winter 2015
by Gerald J. Russello
The Conservative Mind at Sixty Summer 2013
by Gerald J. Russello
Russell Kirk’s most widely read book is The Conservative Mind, first published in 1953. The Bookman has asked a distinguished group of writers to participate in a symposium on its legacy and why Kirk’s thought is worth engaging today.
Looking Forward and Back Winter 2013
by Gerald J. Russello
A review of 2012 and an exclusive poem by Eugene Schlanger in honor of Valerie Eliot.
A Forward-Thinking Conservatism Fall 2012
by Gerald J. Russello
Moving Briskly Fall 2011
by Gerald Russello
Pressing On Summer 2011
by Gerald J. Russello
Taking Stock Spring 2011
by Gerald J. Russello
Welcome to the New Bookman Winter 2011
by Gerald J. Russello
Transition Volume 47, Number 3–4 (Fall 2010)
by Gerald J. Russello
A New Era for the Bookman Volume 47, Number 1 (Winter 2010)
by Gerald J. Russello
Remembering Russell Kirk Volume 46, Number 4 (Winter 2008)
by Gerald J. Russello
Look Homeward Volume 46, Number 3 (Fall 2008)
by Bill Kauffman
Farewells and Looking Ahead Volume 46, Number 2 (Summer 2008)
by Gerald J. Russello
The Lives of Others Volume 46, Number 1 (Spring 2008)
by Gerald J. Russello
About our Web Exclusives Website Exclusives (2007–2008)
by Gerald J. Russello
Reassessing Homo Economicus Volume 45, Number 3 (Fall 2007)
by Gerald J. Russello
The Wolfe Who Cried Kirk Volume 45, Number 2 (Spring 2007)
by Gerald J. Russello
Tiber, Thames, Potomac Volume 45, Number 1 (Winter 2007)
by Gerald J. Russello
Awakening the Moral Imagination Assorted Items from Our Archives
by The Editors
Permanent Things Here and Abroad Volume 44, Number 3 (Summer 2006)
by Gerald J. Russello
Current Problems and Eternal Questions Volume 44, Number 2 (Winter 2006)
by Gerald J. Russello
Our Neighbors and the Ground Beneath Us Volume 44, Number 4 (Fall 2006)
by Gerald J. Russello
Change and Continuity Volume 44, Number 1 (Fall 2005)
by Gerald J. Russello
Welcome and Farewells Volume 44, Number 1 (Fall 2005)
by Jeffrey O. Nelson
Publisher’s Note
A Tribute to Russell Kirk Volume 34, Number 2 (Fall 1994)
by Annette Kirk
Correcting the Record Volume 42, Number 4 (Winter 2003)
by Jeffrey O. Nelson
The Decline of the Liberal Imagination Volume 37, Number 3 (Fall 1997)
by The Editors

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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Grant Havers writes on a disturbing religious court case in Canada.

Dan McCarthy has a review-essay on Patrick Deneen’s Why Liberalism Failed and William Galston’s Anti-Pluralism, newly published at The National Interest.

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Allen Mendenhall in the Los Angeles Review of Books on slavery and the Supreme Court.

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