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Posts in category “Books”

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

Romper Room For Liberals

Drag Queen Story Hour: a cherished part of a Park Slope childhood

Posted September 13th, 2016

Liz Gilbert’s ‘Truth’

‘Eat, Pray, Love’ author reveals why she left her husband

Posted September 7th, 2016

RIP My Faithful MacBook Air

Farewell to a workhorse ready for the glue factory

Posted August 15th, 2016

NYT Best-Selling Author J.D. Vance

Following viral TAC interview, ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ makes The New York Times list

Posted August 5th, 2016

Why Liberals Love ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir has a fan club on the Left

Posted August 5th, 2016

All-Nighter

I love to tell the Story … but how?

Posted June 29th, 2016

The Ben Op As Light Fiction

Escape to an ideal European village in ‘The Awakening of Miss Prim’

Posted June 14th, 2016