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Posts in category “Books”

Ithaca And All Our Odysseys

Daniel Mendelsohn journeys with his elderly father through Homer’s Odyssey

Posted April 19th, 2017

J.D. Vance Tonight In New Orleans

I’ll be talking with him onstage about faith, family, politics, and America’s future

Posted April 17th, 2017

Walker Percy & The World’s Largest Man

I sent a copy of Harrison Scott Key’s memoir The World’s Largest …

Posted March 9th, 2017

Books For Small-O Orthodox Christians

Father Dwight Longenecker reviews The Benedict Option and Out Of The Ashes

Posted March 5th, 2017

On The Ignatius Trail

  From The Fifth Gospel A Confederacy Of Dunces: He sat at …

Posted March 3rd, 2017

‘Please Forge Manacles For My Mind’

‘Sensitivity readers’: when progressive fiction writers invite censorship

Posted February 13th, 2017

Walker Percy Weekend 2017 Tickets Available

It’s that time of the year again: Walker Percy Weekend 2017 tickets …

Posted February 1st, 2017

Hilary Mantel’s Cursed Childhood

How a meeting with a malign force in her garden affected the author’s life

Posted January 11th, 2017

Defending Wendell Berry

His work does not airbrush the pain and brokenness of agrarian life, says editor

Posted January 9th, 2017

Book News

The Benedict Option galleys have shipped. And How Dante is coming to paperback

Posted January 9th, 2017

What Wendell Berry Gets Wrong

The authenticity of a place’s economics do not guarantee its purity of heart

Posted December 28th, 2016

Generation (Rated) X

Rupi Kaur, ‘voice of her generation’, has become rich and influential through her angsty, smutty poetry for young women

Posted December 15th, 2016

Your Favorite Bookstore

Mine is Eighth Day Books in Wichita, Kansas. What’s yours?

Posted December 14th, 2016

The Benedict Option: The Last Look

How a good editor can make all the difference

Posted December 3rd, 2016

‘Ordinary Sam’ and Harry Potter

Area 10-year-old says Erin Manning’s new book is ‘better than Harry Potter

Posted November 17th, 2016

Free Speechers For Trump

Why the First Amendment will probably fare better under the vulgar Republican than under Hillary Clinton

Posted September 24th, 2016

‘Blasphemy Of The Left’ File

Novelist Lionel Shriver stands up to the left-wing literary crybullies

Posted September 14th, 2016