Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Books”

The Happiest Place On Earth

A tour of Eighth Day Books and Eighth Day Institute

Posted November 10th, 2015

Time and Laurus

Time is an illusion in new Russian novel — and in Dante too

Posted November 9th, 2015

The Book Plate of Doom

Found inside my purchaseĀ on Thursday from a used book store on Chartres …

Posted November 6th, 2015

The Value of Submission

Houellebecq’s choice: a decadent, post-Christian West — or Islam?

Posted November 5th, 2015

The Wonder-Working Laurus

A breathtaking new novel opens up the Russian soul, and the romance of faith

Posted October 27th, 2015

Hydrocodone & Hauerwas

The difference between a pain reliever and good medicine

Posted October 21st, 2015

Famous Black Radical Makes Chic Move

Ta-Nehisi Coates leaves body-crushing US for a year in Paris

Posted October 1st, 2015

Ban These Books, Please

Which books should never have been published, and should never be read by anyone?

Posted September 30th, 2015

‘A Traveler Unstuck From Place And Time’

Werner Herzog reads ‘Where’s Waldo’

Posted September 26th, 2015

Why Rush Should Meet the Bunk

Limbaugh would be surprised by how socially conservative Wendell Pierce is

Posted September 21st, 2015

The Impossibility of Perfect Justice

Sherman Alexie agonizes over art and social justice

Posted September 15th, 2015

Good Lessons from a Bad Book

What I learned from ‘The Camp of the Saints’

Posted September 14th, 2015

Regional Novels, Explained

Your shortcut to understanding the literature of the South, New England, California, and Scotland

Posted September 10th, 2015

Actually, That Poem Sounds Better in Chinese

Midwestern white poet finally finds success as ‘Yi-Fen Chou’

Posted September 9th, 2015

TNC, Tolstoy, Dante

‘In His will is our peace,’ and in nothing else

Posted August 19th, 2015

Reading Ta-Nehisi Coates

Though an atheist, TNC’s new book is a fundamentally religious work — though one of rage and abject despair

Posted August 14th, 2015

A Case for Bibliotherapy

Reading novels to solve your personal problems may be better than seeing a counselor

Posted June 10th, 2015