The University Bookman


Winter 2011

Editor’s Note

Welcome to the New Bookman

Welcome to the new University Bookman! After some significant behind the scenes reworking, the country’s oldest conservative book review is back with a new online presence, continuing our decades-long discussion of the important books and ideas of our age.

The new site features exclusive interviews, reviews, essays, and a look back at the archives in a regular “Best of the Bookman” feature.

Our inaugural postings feature a classic Bookman review from John Lukacs and new items from Jim Person and William Anthony Hay. Check back for our weekly updates of new exclusive content.

Once you have had a look around, please consider supporting the Bookman, which is easy to do by contributing here.

We look forward to continuing the Bookman’s distinguished tradition in defending the Permanent Things.

Gerald J. Russello

Posted: January 30, 2011 in Editor’s Notes.

Any healthy society requires an enduring contest between its permanence and its progression. We cannot live without continuity, and we cannot live without prudent change.

Russell Kirk


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We are pleased to announce the release of The University Bookman on Edmund Burke, now available for Kindle. Collecting 21 reviews, essays, and interviews from the Bookman on the life and thought of Edmund Burke, this book is only $2.99, and purchases support our ongoing work to provide an imaginative defense of the Permanent Things. (3 Mar 2015)

Congratulations to Bookman contributor Caleb Stegall, who was selected for a seat on the Kansas Supreme Court. We wish him all the best. (28 Dec 2014)

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