News and Site Highlights Archives

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New Bookman

The Summer issue of the Bookman is now online! Featuring reviews on MacIntyre, Robert Novak’s memoir, and more! Subscribe here. And don’t miss our web exclusive of Chuck Chalberg’s review of Jim Wallis’s God’s Politics.

Sep 2008

The Judicial Mask

A new Bookman online review from Gerald J. Russello covers How Judges Think by Richard A. Posner.

Jul 2008

Colson on Kirk

We were pleased to note Chuck Colson referencing Russell Kirk so warmly, and correctly noting Dr. Kirk’s rejection of ideology, in a commentary from June 6, 2008 titled “True Conservatism.”

Jul 2008

Defending the Conversation

In the newest of the Bookman‘s web-only content, James Seaton reviews Anthony Kronman’s stirring defense of a traditional liberal-arts education. Click here for the review!

Jun 2008

Kirk on Eliot

A new edition of Dr. Kirk’s acclaimed literary biography, Eliot and His Age: T. S. Eliot’s Moral Imagination in the Twentieth Century is being published in July 2008 by ISI Books.

Jun 2008

Open Court Backlist Find

Open Court Publishing has found a stock of three Kirk-related books that had been thought out of print. You can order books directly from them by calling 800-815-2280 (or +1-603-924-7209); they do not appear on their website. The books available are Kirk’s essay collections Enemies of the Permanent Things and Beyond the Dreams of Avarice and the essay collection in his honor, The Unbought Grace of Life, edited by James E. Person, Jr.

Apr 2008

William F. Buckley, RIP

Gerald Russello expresses our condolences on the death of William F. Buckley.

Feb 2008

Lectures by Kirk; Lectures about Kirk

The Olin Online Lecture Library at ISI features several audio lectures by Russell Kirk, as well as several new video and audio lectures about Kirk and his legacy by such scholars as W. Wesley McDonald, Ted McAlister, Michael P. Federici, George H. Nash, Gleaves Whitney, and Allan C. Carlson.

Feb 2008

Stanlis on Burke and Frost

University BookmanThe Bookman is pleased to publish an interview with Peter J. Stanlis, Distinguished Professor of Humanities, Emeritus, at Rockford College and one of the foremost scholars of Edmund Burke and Robert Frost. Stanlis’s groundbreaking work, Edmund Burke and the Natural Law (1958), forever changed the way scholars view Burke’s work. Stanlis placed Burke firmly in the tradition of Western natural law reasoning. Stanlis has also published a number of essays and articles on Frost, including Robert Frost: The Poet as Philosopher (2007).

Feb 2008

Bookman RSS

Since the Bookman is now offering web-only articles, we now offer, in addition to the RSS feed for Kirk Center news items, a syndication feed for all Bookman articles. We hope you find it useful.

Jan 2008

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The survival of any culture, or of the material fabric of civilization, requires vigorous imagination and readiness to sacrifice. By dullness and complacency are intellectual and social orders undone.

Russell Kirk

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