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Attention Texas Foodies!

The great Paris-based food blogger David Lebovitz is on his US book …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

How Bill Buford Saved Me From Culinary School

It has long been my ambition to go to culinary school. I …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Walker Percy Weekend: The Early Bird Gets The Crawfish

  So, out at Pepperdine this week, I finally met Wilfred “Bill” …

Posted March 29th, 2014

Decline Of Conservative Publishing

I’m late to this, but in case you missed it, here’s McKay …

Posted March 24th, 2014

Got Your Walker Percy Weekend Tickets?

A quick note to let you know that we’re moving tickets to …

Posted March 6th, 2014

Writers As Champion Procrastinators

Megan McArdle has a theory of why writers may be the worst …

Posted February 13th, 2014

The Crap Stories We Tell Our Kids

Michelle Dean, writing in the NYT, complains about the young adult genre. …

Posted February 3rd, 2014

Walker Percy & Julius Freyhan

James Fox-Smith, my friend and co-organizer of the Walker Percy Weekend, writes …

Posted January 6th, 2014

For Your Christmas Book List

My recommendations for your Christmas book shopping, published today in The American …

Posted December 18th, 2013

Your Favorite Book In 2013

Look what came in the mail today! One of you kind readers …

Posted December 10th, 2013

No Affirmative Action For Conservative Books

Micah Mattix disagrees with Tim Graham, who dings The New York Times …

Posted December 5th, 2013

The Ignatian Approach To The Essay

My young heir was cloistered in his bedchamber last evening working on …

Posted October 17th, 2013

Killing Love Of Literature

Victoria Dailey translates Pride And Prejudice into Academiotics. Excerpt: “ ‘My dear Mr. …

Posted October 9th, 2013

A Gladwell Interview

Here’s a crisp, fun NYT interview with Malcolm Gladwell. Excerpt: If you …

Posted October 5th, 2013

That’s My Girl

Nora and I spent a couple of hours in the bookstore yesterday. …

Posted September 25th, 2013

Bibliophilia In Our Time

From my Facebook feed: Charles Mathewes Holding a copy of a book …

Posted September 10th, 2013

Colin Brown Has Two Questions

Colin Brown, over at Signpostings, a Walker Percy-esque blog, offers five questions …

Posted August 13th, 2013