The University Bookman
Against the Tyranny of Feelings
March 26th, 2017, 12:20 AM
The State of the American Mind: 16 Leading Critics on the New Anti-Intellectualism edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow. Templeton Press, 2015. Hardcover, 280 pages, $28.
De Animali Ambulante
March 25th, 2017, 12:20 AM
Father Schall enjoys Alexandra Horowitz’s book on walking and paying attention to what you encounter.On Looking: A Walker’s Guide to the Art of Observation by Alexandra Horowitz. New York: Scribner 2011. Paperback, 320 pages, $16.
An Adaptable Conservative
March 25th, 2017, 12:20 AM
Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait by Biancamaria Fontana. Princeton UP, 2016. Hardcover, 296 pages, $35.
Testimony to a Catholic Existentialist
March 19th, 2017, 12:20 AM
Renée Radell: Web of Circumstance by Eleanor Heartney. Predmore Press, 2016. Hardcover, 220 pages, $80.
Strange Thing: How Camus Wrote ‘The Stranger’
March 19th, 2017, 12:20 AM
Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic by Alice Kaplan. University of Chicago Press, 2016. Hardcover, 288 pages, $26.
Books in Little: End of an Era
March 16th, 2017, 12:20 AM
This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason by Mark Molesky. Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. Hardcover, 512 pages, $35.
Glimpses of a Great Light
March 12th, 2017, 12:20 AM
Ronald Knox: A Man for All Seasons edited by Francesca Bugliani Knox. PIMS, 2016. Hardcover, 416 pages, $65.
A Splendid Retelling
March 12th, 2017, 12:20 AM
Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain’s Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940 by John Kelly. Scribner, 2015. Hardcover, 384 pages, $30.
Reclaiming the ‘Higher’ in Higher Education
March 4th, 2017, 12:20 AM
American Heresies and Higher Education by Peter Augustine Lawler. St. Augustine’s Press, 2016. Paperback, 224 pages, $20.
On Not Conserving Liberalism
March 4th, 2017, 12:20 AM
Conserving America?: Essays on Present Discontents by Patrick J. Deneen. St. Augustines Press, 2016. Paper, 192 pages, $19.
Books in Little: Lewis as Political Thinker
March 4th, 2017, 12:20 AM
C. S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law by Justin Buckley Dyer and Micah J. Watson. Cambridge University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 170 pages, $45.
On Not Facing the Death of a Civilization
February 25th, 2017, 12:20 AM
This conversation with translator Will Stone about the prewar celebrity Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig covers the failure of a generation, the death of a culture, and the rise of nationalism.A conversation with translator Will Stone about Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig.
Roy Campbell: A Poet for Our Time?
February 25th, 2017, 12:20 AM
Robare looks at the work of poet Roy Campbell on the fiftieth anniversary of his death, exploring why he has been blacklisted by the literary establishment and his fight against the elitist snowflakes of his own time.
When Science Opens to Faith
February 22nd, 2017, 12:20 AM
Particles of Faith: A Catholic Guide to Navigating the Sciences by Stacy A. Trasancos. Ave Maria Press, 2016. Paper, 192 pages, $15.95.
From Marxist to Black Conservative
February 19th, 2017, 12:20 AM
Black and Conservative: The Autobiography of George S. Schuyler by George S. Schuyler. Arlington House, 1966. Hardcover, 362 pages, $5.95.