Review 31 July 2016
The Limits (and Misuse) of Air Power
The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe, 1940–1945.
By Richard Overy.
New York: Viking, 2013.
Paperback, 592 pages, $18.
Review 24 July 2016
A Return to the Thought-Murders
by Saul Bellow.
Review 24 July 2016
Last Scholastic Standing
by Edward Feser.
St. Augustine’s Press, 2015.
Paperback, 392 pages, $26.
Review 17 July 2016
Did the Burger Court Suffer from the ‘Greenhouse Effect?’
The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right,
by Michael J. Graetz and Linda Greenhouse.
Simon and Schuster, 2016.
Hardcover, 468 pp., $30.
Review 10 July 2016
A Partial Introduction to Black Conservatism
Black Conservatism: Essays in Intellectual and Political History
edited by Peter Eisenstadt.
Paperback, 328 pages, $55.
Books in Little 9 July 2016
Books in Little: Notes towards the Restoration of a Nation in Crisis
The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America
by F. H. Buckley.
Encounter Books, 2016.
Hardcover, 359 pages, $28.
Essay 1 July 2016
Notes from a Smaller, Freer Island
Novelist Derek Turner reflects on the Brexit vote and its causes, coalitions, and likely aftermath.
Review 26 June 2016
Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition … to Be Explained Fairly
Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History
by Rodney Stark.
Templeton Press, 2016.
Hardcover, 280 pages, $28.
Books in Little 26 June 2016
Books in Little: The Myth of Islamic Spain
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.
Review 19 June 2016
Burke in Full
Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke
by Richard Bourke.
Princeton University Press, 2015.
Hardcover, 1032 pages, $45.
Best of the Bookman 19 June 2016
Dark Night, Black Hopes
The Death of Christian Culture,
by John Senior.
Arlington House, Publishers, 1978
[Revised edition, IHS Press, 2008].
Paperback, 192 pages, $29.
Books in Little 16 June 2016
Books in Little: Modern Culture
An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Modern Culture
By Roger Scruton
St. Augustine’s Press, 2000, New ed. 2016.
Hardcover, 173 pp., $25.
Review 12 June 2016
Anything but Bland Conformity
Collected Essays on Philosophers
by Colin Wilson,
edited by Colin Stanley.
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
Hardcover, 253 pages, $82.
Best of the Bookman 12 June 2016
The Enduring Wisdom of Bryce
The Hindrances to Good Citizenship, by James Bryce. Introduction by Howard G. Schneiderman. Transaction Publishers, 1993.
186 pp., $36.
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