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Fall 2014

Contents

Review 27 September 2014
book cover Diagnosing the Immodest Republic
by Gracy Olmstead
The Culture of Immodesty in American Life and Politics: The Modest Republic, edited by Michael P. Federici, Richard M. Gamble, and Mark T. Mitchell. Palgrave MacMillan, 2013. Hardcover, 236 pages, $95.
Essay 27 September 2014
book cover Babbitt and Belloc: Two Peas, Different Pods
by Chris Butynskyi
Interview 27 September 2014
book cover Catholic Social Teaching and Contemporary Social Problems
by Alexis Carra
An interview with Edward T. Mechmann
Review 27 September 2014
book cover Speaking Up About a Silent Revolution
by Eamon Moynihan
Silent Revolution: How the Left Rose to Political Power and Cultural Dominance by Barry Rubin. Broadside Books, 2014. Hardcover, 330 pages, $26.
Review 27 September 2014
book cover A New Look at George Orwell
by John P. Rossi
George Orwell: English Rebel by Robert Colls. Oxford University Press, 2013. Hardcover, 330 pages, $34.95.
Review 27 September 2014
book cover Propping Up Pretensions
by Carl Rollyson
Susan Sontag: A Biography by Daniel Schreiber, translated by David Dollenmayer. Northwestern University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 296 pages, $36.
Review 27 September 2014
book cover Educational Reform: Back to the Future
by David G. Bonagura, Jr.
Living on the Future Edge: Windows on Tomorrow: The Impact of Global Exponential Trends on Education in the 21st Century By Ted McCain, Ian Jukes, and Lee Crockett. Corwin, 2010. Paperback, 184 pages, $33.
Review 27 September 2014
book cover The Philosophies of the Modern Era and the Catholic Church
by Mark Pestana
The Church and the Culture of Modernity by Richard Divozzo. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011. Paperback, 404 pages, $13.73.
Essay 27 September 2014
book cover Time and Permanence in T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets
by Pedro Blas González
In my beginning is my end.... … to be restored, our sickness must grow worse. —T. S. Eliot, Four Quartets
Essay 27 September 2014
book cover Why the Exorcist Endures
by Mark Judge
Essay 27 September 2014
book cover Homo Economicus, Absurdus, or Viator?
by Giovanni Patriarca
A Brief Philosophical Journey into Modernity.
Review 27 September 2014
book cover Anti-Catholicism and Manifest Destiny
by Patrick W. Carey
Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War by John C. Pinheiro. Oxford University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 256 pages, $45.
Essay 27 September 2014
book cover Caesar, princeps, Augustus, god
by Matthew M. McGowan
The shifting identities of Rome’s first emperor
On Essays and Letters 27 September 2014
book cover “The World’s Last Night”
by James V. Schall, S. J.
Essay 27 September 2014
image Meeting Stalin’s Challenge
by Francis P. Sempa
Kennan, Lippmann, Burnham, and the Great Strategy Debate in the Early Cold War Years
Review 27 September 2014
book cover How Dwight Became Dwight
by R. J. Stove
Dwight Macdonald on Culture: The Happy Warrior of the Mind, Reconsidered by Tadeusz Lewandowski. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Edition, 2013. Hardcover, 149 pages, $41.
Review 27 September 2014
book cover The Prospect of an Authentic Conservatism
by Glen Austin Sproviero
Prospects for Conservatives: A Compass for Rediscovering the Permanent Things by Russell Kirk, with a new introduction by Bradley J. Birzer. Imaginative Conservative Books, 2013. Hardcover, 278 pages, $25.
Review 27 September 2014
book cover An Echo from the Cold War
by Robert Huddleston
The Nazis Next Door: How America Became A Safe Haven For Hitler’s Men by Eric Lichtblau. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2014. Hardcover, 231 pages (plus acknowledgments, notes, and index), $28.
Review 27 September 2014
book cover Science Fiction Worth Re-Reading?
by Thomas F. Bertonneau
What Makes This Book so Great: Re-Reading the Classics of Science Fiction and Fantasy by Jo Walton. Tor, 2014. Hardcover, 447 pages, $27.
Review 27 September 2014
book cover The Marxist Jeremiah
by Jason Morgan
Culture and the Death of God by Terry Eagleton. Yale University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 234 pages, $26.

The ... conservative is concerned, first of all, for the regeneration of spirit and character—with the perennial problem of the inner order of the soul, the restoration of the ethical understanding, and the religious sanction upon which any life worth living is founded. This is conservatism at its highest.

Russell Kirk

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