Author Archives: R.J. Stove
At the New Year, a school crossing guard reflects on lessons learned.
The maestro of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields was an English gentleman.
The crossing guard is one of the little platoon leaders who brings order to urban life.
The Economist thinks so, but the city has become increasingly unaffordable.
The musician’s dark side makes it hard to remember his stunning beginnings.
The radical historian was as much populist as leftist.
The late Australian Liberal PM was a conservative disappointment, until he turned against his party’s neocons.
An Aussie considers the virtues and vices of New Zealand.
A lost brother’s place is filled with hard music and farm animals in “Metalhead.”
A British book about America debunks the “special relationship.”
Australians stage a Marvin Gaye tribute, and relive the Detroit magic.
He made us see World War II anew—and merits another look himself.
A genius sunburned by his faith in humanity
Joe Sobran was the literary heir of H.L. Mencken and Ambrose Bierce.
The last days of the Cold War’s greatest journal
Have we lost the meaning of iniquity?
The Anglican Whig who fought for England’s Catholics
Did Evelyn Waugh’s cruelty cost him his wife—and life?← Older posts
from The American Conservative