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Fall 2011

Contents

Editor’s Note: Moving Briskly

Interview 1 October 2011
book cover A Story of Redemption in Washington
by Gerald J. Russello
A conversation with Tim Goeglein.
Review 1 October 2011
book cover On Education, a Liberal that Liberals Shun
by James Green
The Making of Americans: Democracy and Our Schools by E. D. Hirsch, Jr. Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 261 pp., $17 paper, 2009
Editorial 1 October 2011
Moving Briskly
by Gerald Russello
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Books in Little
by David G. Bonagura, Jr.
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Why the Union Soldiers Fought
by Allen Mendenhall
The Union War by Gary W. Gallagher (Harvard University Press, 2011), 256 pages, $28.
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Revisionist History at Its Best
by Francis P. Sempa
Berlin 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Frederick Kempe. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2011. 579pp, $29.95.
Review 1 October 2011
book cover An Everlasting Man of Letters
by Adam Schwartz
G. K. Chesterton: A Biography by Ian Ker (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), xiv + 747 pp., $65.00 cloth
Essay 1 October 2011
book cover Santayana’s Standing
by James Seaton
A response to David Dilworth.
Essay 1 October 2011
book cover Fortunate Friendships
by Timothy S. Goeglein
The Bookman interviewed Tim Goeglein earlier this year. Below is an excerpt from his new memoir, The Man in the Middle, featuring his recollections of friendship with Russell Kirk. Dr. A. W. R. Hawkins offers a brief introduction.
Essay 1 October 2011
Herrick and Donne and the Problems of Modernist Poetics
by Mark Anthony Signorelli
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Lewis’s Aeneid, Labor Amoris
by Anthony Esolen
C. S. Lewis’s Lost Aeneid: Arms and the Exile translated by C. S. Lewis; edited by A. T. Reyes. Yale University Press, 2011. Hardcover, 184 pages, $28.
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Herbert Hoover, Revisionist
by Gerald J. Russello
Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath. Edited and with an introduction by George H. Nash. Hoover Institution Press, 2011. 957 pp. $40.95.
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Hemingway in Perspective
by Bruce Edward Walker
Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934–1961 by Paul Hendrickson. Alfred A. Knopf, 2011, 531 pp.
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Appealing to Burke’s Moral Imagination
by W. Wesley McDonald
Edmund Burke For Our Time: Moral Imagination, Meaning, and Politics by William F. Byrne Northern Illinois University Press (DeKalb, Illinois). 227 pages, $40.00, cloth, 2011.
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Religious Modernity
by Lee Trepanier
The Theological Origins of Modernity by Michael Allen Gillespie. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009 386 pages, $22.50.
On Essays and Letters 1 October 2011
On Instruction in Cheerful Forms
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Buckley and Individualist Conservatism
by Gerald J. Russello
Buckley: William F. Buckley, Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatism by Carl T. Bogus. Bloomsbury Press, 2011. 405 pp. $30.00.
Symposium 1 October 2011
A Lukacs Symposium
by The Editors
Symposium 1 October 2011
book cover John Lukacs: Biblical Historical Thinking
by Francesca Aran Murphy
A Lukacs Symposium
Symposium 1 October 2011
book cover John Lukacs as Teacher
by John P. Rossi
A Lukacs Symposium
Symposium 1 October 2011
book cover The Awful Responsibility of Time
by Mark G. Malvasi
John Lukacs and the Problem of American History A Lukacs Symposium
Symposium 1 October 2011
book cover Lukacs and Kennan: Reflections on a Friendship
by Lee Congdon
A Lukacs Symposium
On Essays and Letters 1 October 2011
‘The Greatest Fool That Ever Lived’
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 1 October 2011
book cover Celebrated Minor Contemporary American Poetry
by Eugene Schlanger
The Best American Poetry 2011 Edited by Kevin Young with David Lehman Scribner (New York, NY), 2011, xxvi + 211 pp., $35.00

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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