The University Bookman
How to Implement First Principles
June 25th, 2017, 11:15 AM
The Permission Society: How the Ruling Class Turns Our Freedoms into Privileges and What We Can Do About It by Timothy Sandefur. Encounter Books, 2016. Hardcover, 267 pages, $26.
On the Human Art of Cooking
June 25th, 2017, 11:15 AM
Fr. Schall reflects on cooking, and eating, inspired by a new family cookbook assembled by Anne Husted Burleigh.
The Epistolary Petrarch
June 18th, 2017, 11:15 AM
Selected Letters: Volumes I & II by Francesco Petrarca, translated and edited by Elaine Fantham. Harvard University Press, 2017. Hardcover, 800 + 816 pages, $30 + $30.
A New Look at Ransom’s ‘Land’
June 18th, 2017, 11:15 AM
Land!: The Case for an Agrarian Economy by John Crowe Ransom. Edited by Jason Peters, with an Introduction by Jay T. Collier. University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. Cloth, 156 pages, $25.
Constitutionalism, Both Good and Horrid
June 11th, 2017, 11:15 AM
Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century by Geoffrey R. Stone. Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2017. Cloth, 669 pages, $35.
Novak’s ‘Moral Clarity’ Revisited
June 11th, 2017, 11:15 AM
Sempa looks back on the arguments and influence of Michael Novak’s influential 1983 essay on nuclear deterrence.
In the Ruins, Hope
June 4th, 2017, 11:15 AM
The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation by Rod Dreher. Sentinel, 2017. Hardcover, 272 pages, $25.
Elites and the Future of France
June 4th, 2017, 11:15 AM
Le crépuscule de la France d’en haut by Christophe Guilluy. Flammarion, 2016. Paper, 253 pages, $45.
Peter Augustine Lawler, RIP
May 28th, 2017, 11:15 AM
Bruce Frohnen helps the Bookman honor and say farewell to a longtime friend, Peter Augustine Lawler (1951–2017).
Wilmer Mills: The Poet as Maker
May 28th, 2017, 11:15 AM
An introduction to and appreciation of the work of the modern agrarian poet Wilmer Mills (1968–2011).
‘It Was the End of Solo Singing’
May 21st, 2017, 11:15 AM
The Cypresses Believe in God by José María Gironella. Ignatius, [1953] 2005. Paper, 900 pages.
Thirteen Ways of Looking at Wallace Stevens
May 21st, 2017, 11:15 AM
The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens by Paul Mariani Simon & Schuster, 2016. Hardcover, 483 pages, $30.
American Imperialism and Its Discontents
May 15th, 2017, 11:15 AM
The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of the American Empire by Stephen Kinzer. Henry Holt, 2017. Hardcover, 306 pages, $28.
A Fine Closet of Curiosities
May 14th, 2017, 11:15 AM
In Search of Sir Thomas Browne: The Life and Afterlife of the Seventeenth Century’s Most Inquiring Mind by Hugh Aldersey-Williams. Norton, 2015. Hardcover, 352 pages, $27.
Doing Justice to Complexity
May 7th, 2017, 11:15 AM
Coleridge and the Conservative Imagination by Alan P. R. Gregory. Mercer University Press, 2003. Hardcover, 300 pages, $35.50.