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.
Review 5 June 2016
A Forgotten American Horace
American Austen: The Forgotten Writing of Agnes Repplier
by Agnes Repplier,
Edited by John Lukacs.
Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2009.
Hardcover, 450 pages, $25.
Best of the Bookman 5 June 2016
The Literary and Southern Schooling of ‘Mad Jack’ Randolph
The Education of John Randolph,
by Robert Dawidoff.
W. W. Norton & Co., 1979.
Hardcover, 346 pp., $19.95.
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 30 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.
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