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Kirk’s most popular book

What was Russell Kirk’s most popular book during his lifetime? Perhaps surprisingly, it is the novel, book cover imageOld House of Fear, which the New York Times called “a grandly satisfactory tale of vivid adventure.” Eerdmans released a new edition in 2007, and this morally weighty thriller is now also available on Kindle.

Aug 2012

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Russell Kirk’s 1953 book The Conservative Mind gave American conservatives an identity and a genealogy and catalyzed the postwar conservative movement.

The New York Times, 1998

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