The University Bookman

Interview 7 December 2008
Behind the Big Ripoff
an interview by The Editors
An interview with Timothy P. Carney
Review 30 November 2008
Books in Little
The Editors
Essay 30 November 2008
Donald Davidson and the South’s Conservatism
Russell Kirk
From The Politics of Prudence
Essay 30 November 2008
On the Fixing of Our Gaze
James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 30 November 2008
Hill’s Country
Frank Bryan
Contrary Country: A Chronicle of Vermont By Ralph Nading Hill. Rinehart & Company cloth, 1950
Review 30 November 2008
Show Me a Statesman
Daniel McCarthy
Jim Reed, Senatorial Immortal: A Biography By Lee Meriwether. Kessinger Publishing (Whitefish, Montana) 296 pp., $28.95 paper, 2007
Review 30 November 2008
Dire Straits
Stephen Lewandowski
Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies by Ginger Strand. Simon & Schuster (New York) 303 pp., $25.00 cloth, 2008
Review 30 November 2008
Northwest Passages
Jeffrey Cain
The Canoe and the Saddle By Theodore Winthrop Edited By Paul J. Lindholt University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln) 240 pp., $13.95 paper, 2006
Essay 30 November 2008
Stealing Dorothy
Caleb Stegall
‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ and My Fortunate Home
Review 29 November 2008
Across the Great Divide
Jesse Walker
Say It One Time for the Broken Hearted: Country Soul in the American South By Barney Hoskyns. Bloomsbury (London) 256 pp., $17.24 paper, second edition, 1998
Essay 29 November 2008
The ‘Time’ of Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Katherine Dalton
Essay 29 November 2008
Robert Traver: Anatomy of a Fisherman
Jason Peters
Essay 29 November 2008
On Brooklyn’s Side
Gerald J. Russello
Essay 29 November 2008
What About Booth?
Jeremy Beer
Newton Booth Tarkington, Neglected Hoosier

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The twentieth-century conservative is concerned, first of all, with the regeneration of the spirit and character—with the perennial problem of the inner order of the soul, the restoration of the ethical understanding, and the religious sanction upon which any life worth living is founded. This is conservatism at the highest.

Russell Kirk


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