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Spring 2016

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On Letters and Essays 27 March 2016
book cover On Play and Seriousness
by James V. Schall, S. J.
Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play Element in Culture by Johan Huizinga. Beacon, 1950.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover The Many Dimensions of Charles Williams
by Adam Schwartz
Charles Williams: The Third Inkling by Grevel Lindop. Oxford University Press, 2015. Cloth, xx + 493 pp., $35.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover A Novel Out of Time
by Marc Mason
Laurus by Eugene Vodolazkin. Translated by Lisa Hayden. Oneworld Publications, 2015. Cloth, 352 pages, $25.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover Enlarging Emily Dickinson
by Carl Rollyson
A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century by Jerome Charyn. Bellevue Literary Press, 2016. Paperback, 255 pages, $20.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover America’s Own Richard II
by Jason K. Duncan
Being Nixon: A Man Divided by Evan Thomas. Random House, 2015. Hardcover, 619 pages, $35. The Nixon Effect: How Richard Nixon’s Presidency Fundamentally Changed American Politics by Douglas Schoen. Encounter Books, 2016. Hardcover, 384 pages, $27.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover A New Look at Benjamin Disraeli
by John P. Rossi
Disraeli: The Novel Politician by David Cesarani. Yale University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 292 pages, $25.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover Finding Freedom in a Totalitarian Age
by Tobias J. Lanz
Eumeswil. By Ernst Jünger. Translated by Joachim Neugroschel. Introduction by Russell A. Berman. Telos Press, 2015. Paperback, 330 pages, $27.
To the Point 27 March 2016
Kirk The Genius of T. S. Eliot
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1965
Review 27 March 2016
book cover The Life of ‘Mere Christianity’
by Frank Freeman
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.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover Don’t Fret Too Much About Success
by Eugene Schlanger
Opening Belle: A Novel by Maureen Sherry. Simon & Schuster, 2016 Hardcover, 338 pp., $25.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover The Convict-Bourgeois
by Eve Tushnet
Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada, translated by Michael Hofmann. Melville House, 2010. Paperback, 544 pages, $17.
Symposium 27 March 2016
book cover What We’re Reading (Summer 2016)
by Bookman Contributors
From Newman to MacArthur and children’s drama to philosophy and poetry, our contributors and friends again provide their summer reading lists.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover A Forgotten American Horace
by Greg Morrison
American Austen: The Forgotten Writing of Agnes Repplier by Agnes Repplier, Edited by John Lukacs. Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2009. Hardcover, 450 pages, $25.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover Anything but Bland Conformity
by Thomas F. Bertonneau
Collected Essays on Philosophers by Colin Wilson, edited by Colin Stanley. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. Hardcover, 253 pages, $82.
Books in Little 27 March 2016
book cover Books in Little: Modern Culture
by Karl C. Schaffenburg
An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Modern Culture By Roger Scruton St. Augustine’s Press, 2000, New ed. 2016. Hardcover, 173 pp., $25.
Review 27 March 2016
book cover Burke in Full
by Ian Crowe
Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke by Richard Bourke. Princeton University Press, 2015. Hardcover, 1032 pages, $45.

Real progress consists in the movement of mankind toward the understanding of norms, and toward conformity to norms. Real decadence consists in the movement of mankind away from the understanding of norms, and away from obedience to norms.

Russell Kirk, Enemies of the Permanent Things, 1969

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