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Winter 2017

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Editor’s Note: Conservative Thinking on Immigration

Review 20 December 2016
book cover Summoned to Greatness
by William F. Meehan III
A Torch Kept Lit: Great Lives of the Twentieth Century by William F. Buckley Jr., edited by James Rosen. Crown Forum, 2016. Hardcover, 336 pages, $22.
To the Point 20 December 2016
Kirk Reoccupying the City
by Russell Kirk
TO THE POINT: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1967
Review 20 December 2016
book cover The Art of Sinking in Poetry
by Greg Morrison
The Billy Collins Experience by A. M. Juster. Kelsay Books, 2016. Paperback, 66 pages, $14.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover A Guide to the Nightmare Countries
by Kenneth Hite
Horror: A Literary History edited by Xavier Aldana Reyes. The British Library, 2016. Hardcover, 232 pages, $30.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Endo and the Challenge of Orthodoxy
by Lee Oser
Silence: A Novel by Shūsaku Endō, translated by William Johnston. Picador Modern Classics, 2016. Paperback, 212+xxvi pages, $16.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Our Real Constitution—And What Happened to It
by Allen Mendenhall
Constitutional Morality and the Rise of Quasi-Law By Bruce P. Frohnen and George W. Carey. Harvard University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 293 pages, $45.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover An American Arcadia Made Accessible
by Sarah Phelps Smith
The Brandywine: An Intimate Portrait by W. Barksdale Maynard. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. Hardcover, 276 pages, $34.95.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Hitchens: A Look at a Skeptic
by Spencer Case
The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World’s Most Notorious Atheist by Larry Alex Taunton. Nelson Books, 2016. Hardcover, 199 pages, $15.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Four Acres in Herefordshire
by Robert Grano
The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland by John Lewis-Stempel. Doubleday, 2016. Hardcover, 298 pages, £16.99.
Essay 20 December 2016
book cover When Time Was Measured in Decades
by Pedro Blas González
Review 20 December 2016
book cover The Future of France
by Eamon Moynihan
Faire by François Fillon. Albin Michel, 2015. Paper, 313 pages. Vaincre le totalitarisme Islamique by François Fillon. Albin Michel, 2016. Paper, 155 pages.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Not Lucian’s Lucian
by Sarah Ruden
Lucian’s Dialogues of the Gods, translated by H. & F. Fowler & W. Tooke, edited by Nicholas Jeeves. PDR Press, 2016. Paperback, 149 pages, $14.
Symposium 20 December 2016
image The Proxy War
by Daniel McCarthy
Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger
Symposium 20 December 2016
image Free Minds, Free Markets, and Free People
by Bradley J. Birzer
Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger
Symposium 20 December 2016
image What Can the Declaration of Independence Teach Us About Immigration?
by David Azerrad
Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger
Symposium 20 December 2016
image We Want Workers, But We Must Form American Citizens
by Richard M. Reinsch II
Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger
Symposium 20 December 2016
image Universal and Territorial: The American Republic
by Peter Augustine Lawler
Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger
Symposium 20 December 2016
image Of Human Nature and the Obligations of the State
by Bruce P. Frohnen
Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger
Symposium 20 December 2016
image Toward a Conservative Immigration Policy
by Yuval Levin
Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger
Editorial 20 December 2016
image Conservative Thinking on Immigration
by Gerald J. Russello
Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger. A Bookman Symposium
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Canada as Cradle of Conservatism?
by Grant Havers
The North American High Tory Tradition by Ron Dart. Foreword by Jonathan M. Paquette. American Anglican Press, 2016. Paperback, 337 pages, $28.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover H Is for Heritage Rejected
by Jason Morgan
H Is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald. Grove Press, Reprint Edition, 2016. Paper, 320 pages, $16.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Love and the Law Professors
by Allen Mendenhall
Law Professors: Three Centuries of Shaping American Law by Stephen B. Presser. West Academic Publishing, 2017. Hardcover, 502 pages, $48.
Review 20 December 2016
image From Marxist to Black Conservative
by Chidike Okeem
Black and Conservative: The Autobiography of George S. Schuyler by George S. Schuyler. Arlington House, 1966. Hardcover, 362 pages, $5.95.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover When Science Opens to Faith
by David G. Bonagura, Jr.
Particles of Faith: A Catholic Guide to Navigating the Sciences by Stacy A. Trasancos. Ave Maria Press, 2016. Paper, 192 pages, $15.95.
Essay 20 December 2016
book cover Roy Campbell: A Poet for Our Time?
by Matthew M. Robare
Interview 20 December 2016
book cover On Not Facing the Death of a Civilization
by JP O’Malley
A conversation with translator Will Stone about Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig.
Books in Little 20 December 2016
book cover Books in Little: Lewis as Political Thinker
by Frank Freeman
C. S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law by Justin Buckley Dyer and Micah J. Watson. Cambridge University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 170 pages, $45.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover On Not Conserving Liberalism
by Marc Mason
Conserving America?: Essays on Present Discontents by Patrick J. Deneen. St. Augustines Press, 2016. Paper, 192 pages, $19.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Reclaiming the ‘Higher’ in Higher Education
by Jeremy A. Kee
American Heresies and Higher Education by Peter Augustine Lawler. St. Augustine’s Press, 2016. Paperback, 224 pages, $20.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover A Splendid Retelling
by Francis P. Sempa
Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain’s Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940 by John Kelly. Scribner, 2015. Hardcover, 384 pages, $30.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Glimpses of a Great Light
by Greg Morrison
Ronald Knox: A Man for All Seasons edited by Francesca Bugliani Knox. PIMS, 2016. Hardcover, 416 pages, $65.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Books in Little: End of an Era
by Tatiana Lozano
This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason by Mark Molesky. Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. Hardcover, 512 pages, $35.
Review 20 December 2016
book cover Strange Thing: How Camus Wrote ‘The Stranger’
by Frank Freeman
Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic by Alice Kaplan. University of Chicago Press, 2016. Hardcover, 288 pages, $26.
Review 20 December 2016
image Testimony to a Catholic Existentialist
by Gregory Wolfe
Renée Radell: Web of Circumstance by Eleanor Heartney. Predmore Press, 2016. Hardcover, 220 pages, $80.
On Letters and Essays 20 December 2016
book cover De Animali Ambulante
by James V. Schall, S. J.
On Looking: A Walker’s Guide to the Art of Observation by Alexandra Horowitz. New York: Scribner 2011. Paperback, 320 pages, $16.

Imagination it is that shapes society—moral imagination, or idyllic imagination, or diabolic imagination.

Russell Kirk

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