The University Bookman
Literature as Counterculture
December 10th, 2017, 05:00 AM
Mendenhall talks with Robert P. Waxler, professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a founder of the Changing Lives Through Literature program, about themes in his most recent work, Why Reading Books Still Matters. A conversation with Robert P. Waxler
The Enigma of the Black Republican
December 10th, 2017, 05:00 AM
The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power by Leah Wright Rigueur. Princeton University Press, 2015. Hardcover, 432 pages, $37.50.
One Hundred Years of Communism
December 3rd, 2017, 05:00 AM
Sempa discusses the history, atrocities, and appeal of communism on the hundredth anniversary of the Russian revolution. He recaps books including the Black Book of Communism, the Gulag Archipelago, and The Harvest of Sorrows.
The Ambitious Intellectual
December 3rd, 2017, 05:00 AM
Susan Sontag: the Making of an Icon, Revised and Updated by Carl Rollyson and Lisa Paddock. University Press of Mississippi, 2016. Paperback, 368 pages, $30.
Edwards: From the Beginning of the Right
November 26th, 2017, 05:00 AM
Just Right: A Life in Pursuit of Liberty by Lee Edwards. ISI Books, 2017. Hardcover, 378 pages, $29.95.
The Catholic Novel in an Age of Political Correctness
November 26th, 2017, 05:00 AM
Oregon Confetti, by Lee Oser. Wiseblood Books, 2017 Paper, 309 pages, $13.
First States, then Nation
November 19th, 2017, 05:00 AM
The American Revolution, State Sovereignty, and the American Constitutional Settlement, 1765–1800 by Aaron N. Coleman. Lexington Books, 2016. Paper, 259 pages, $46.99.
The Ark of Tradition
November 19th, 2017, 05:00 AM
Roman Catholicism and Political Form by Carl Schmitt, translated by G. L. Ulmen. Praeger, (1923) 1996. Hardcover, 112 pages, $94.
The Education of Franklin Foer
November 12th, 2017, 05:00 AM
World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech by Franklin Foer. Penguin Press, 2017. Hardcover, 272 pages, $27.
Frederick Turner, Bard and Prophet
November 12th, 2017, 05:00 AM
Apocalypse: An Epic Poem by Frederick Turner. The Ilium Press, 2016. Hardcover, 352 pages, $25.
The McKinley Mystery
November 5th, 2017, 05:00 AM
President McKinley: Architect of the American Century by Robert W. Merry. Simon & Schuster, 2017. Hardcover, 624 pages, $35.
Books in Little: The Disaffected
November 5th, 2017, 05:00 AM
The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality by Justin Gest. Oxford University Press, 2016. Paper, xiii + 249 pages, $24.95
Discipline and Desire
October 29th, 2017, 05:00 AM
Some Permanent Things by James Matthew Wilson. Wiseblood Books, 2014. Paperback, 156 pages, $16.50.
Shining a Light on Dark Deeds
October 29th, 2017, 05:00 AM
The Moral Imagination in the Mystery Novels of Sally Wright
Virgil, Guide to the Perplexed
October 22nd, 2017, 05:00 AM
The Aeneid by Virgil, translated by David Ferry. University of Chicago Press, 2017. Hardcover, 437 pages, $35.