Symposium 30 May 2016
What We’re Reading (Summer 2016)
From Newman to MacArthur and children’s drama to philosophy and poetry, our contributors and friends again provide their summer reading lists.
Best of the Bookman 29 May 2016
The Oral Tradition
Robert Penn Warren Talking: Interviews 1950–1978, edited by Floyd C. Watkins and John T. Hiers. Random House, 1980. Hardcover, 289 pp., $12.95.
Review 22 May 2016
Every Man Dies Alone
by Hans Fallada,
translated by Michael Hofmann.
Melville House, 2010.
Paperback, 544 pages, $17.
Best of the Bookman 22 May 2016
Solzhenitsyn: The Moral Vision by Edward E. Ericson, Jr.
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1980.
Hardcover, 239 pages.
Review 15 May 2016
Don’t Fret Too Much About Success
Opening Belle: A Novel
by Maureen Sherry.
Simon & Schuster, 2016
Hardcover, 338 pp., $25.
Review 8 May 2016
The Life of ‘Mere Christianity’
C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity: A Biography
by George M. Marsden.
Lives of Great Religious Books series.
Princeton University Press, 2016.
Hardcover, 264 pages, $25.
To the Point 8 May 2016
The Genius of T. S. Eliot
TO THE POINT: THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1965
Review 1 May 2016
Finding Freedom in a Totalitarian Age
Eumeswil. By Ernst Jünger. Translated by Joachim Neugroschel. Introduction by Russell A. Berman. Telos Press, 2015.
Paperback, 330 pages, $27.
Review 24 April 2016
A New Look at Benjamin Disraeli
Disraeli: The Novel Politician
by David Cesarani.
Yale University Press, 2016.
Hardcover, 292 pages, $25.
Review 17 April 2016
America’s Own Richard II
Being Nixon: A Man Divided
by Evan Thomas.
Random House, 2015.
Hardcover, 619 pages, $35.
The Nixon Effect: How Richard Nixon’s Presidency Fundamentally Changed American Politics
by Douglas Schoen. Encounter Books, 2016. Hardcover, 384 pages, $27.
Review 11 April 2016
Enlarging Emily Dickinson
A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century
by Jerome Charyn.
Bellevue Literary Press, 2016.
Paperback, 255 pages, $20.
Review 4 April 2016
A Novel Out of Time
Laurus by Eugene Vodolazkin. Translated by Lisa Hayden.
Oneworld Publications, 2015.
Cloth, 352 pages, $25.
Review 27 March 2016
The Many Dimensions of Charles Williams
Charles Williams: The Third Inkling
by Grevel Lindop.
Oxford University Press, 2015.
Cloth, xx + 493 pp., $35.
On Letters and Essays 27 March 2016
On Play and Seriousness
Father Schall reflects on what play reveals about the human condition in conversation with Homo Ludens, the classic book by Johan Huizinga.
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