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Review 8 April 2012
book cover Grounding the Life of the Mind
Matthew A. Rarey
Blue Collar Intellectuals: When the Enlightened and the Everyman Elevated America by Daniel J. Flynn. ISI Books (Wilmington, DE), 2011. 187 pp., $28 cloth
Review 1 April 2012
book cover A Thundering Paradox of a Life
Francis P. Sempa
George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis. New York: The Penguin Press. 2011. 784 pp. $40.
Review 25 March 2012
book cover Man, Proud Man
Christopher O. Blum
Liberalism: A Counter-History by Domenico Losurdo, translated by Gregory Elliott. London and New York: Verso Books, 2011. Pages viii+375. $35.
On Essays and Letters 25 March 2012
On Being a Basel Professor
James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 18 March 2012
book cover Defining the Middle East
Matthew May
The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East. By Walid Phares. Threshold Editions, 2010. Cloth, 400 pages, $26
Best of the Bookman 18 March 2012
The Art of Intimacy
Thomas Landess
The Literary Correspondence of Donald Davidson and Allen Tate edited by John Tyree Fain and Thomas Daniel Young. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 1974. $15.00
Review 11 March 2012
book cover Undoing the Ties that Bind
A. W. R. Hawkins
Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960–2010 by Charles Murray. New York: Crown Forum, 2012, 416 pp., hardcover, $27.
Best of the Bookman 11 March 2012
book cover What Holds America Together?
Robert Speaight
The Roots of American Order by Russell Kirk. La Salle, Illinois: Open Court Publishing Company, 1974. [Revised edition: ISI 2003, 534 pages]
Review 4 March 2012
book cover Defending the Humane Tradition
Tobias J. Lanz
The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry, edited by Mark T. Mitchell and Nathan Schlueter. ISI Books, 2011. Cloth, 336 pages, $30.
Best of the Bookman 4 March 2012
image The Private World of Unamuno
Anthony Kerrigan
An Historical Note and Commentary. The Private World in Selected Works of Miguel de Unamuno, in seven volumes. Translated by Anthony Kerrigan; edited and annotated by Anthony Kerrigan and Martin Nozick. Bollingen Series; Princeton University Press, 1967–1985.
Review 26 February 2012
book cover Eliot Through His Letters
Martin Lockerd
The Letters of T. S. Eliot, Vol. II: 1923–1925 (U.S. Edition) edited by Valerie Eliot and Hugh Haughton. Yale University Press, 2011. 878 pp. $45.
Best of the Bookman 26 February 2012
book cover The Light Invisible
Benjamin Lockerd
T. S. Eliot (Longman Critical Readers Series) edited and introduced by Harriet Davidson. Longman (London), 210 pp., $69.95 cloth, 1999.
Best of the Bookman 26 February 2012
book cover Outposts of Culture
Gerald J. Russello
The Criterion: Cultural Politics and Periodical Networks in Inter-War Britain by Jason Harding. Oxford University Press (New York, New York) 250 pp., $55.00 cloth, 2002.
Review 19 February 2012
book cover The Substance of Nothing
Bruce P. Frohnen
The Agnostic Age: Law, Religion, and the Constitution, by Paul Horwitz. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. 352 pages. $65.

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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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