Of the Soul and the Soil

Agrarianism and the Good Society by Eric T. Freyfogle. University Press of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky) 183 pp., $30.00 cloth, 2007. Wendell Berry: Life and Work edited by Jason Peters. University Press of Kentucky, 349 pp., $35.00 cloth, 2007. The Mother of All...

A Rare Specimen

The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of C. S. Lewis by Alan Jacobs. HarperSanFrancisco (San Francisco) xxvi + 432 pp., $25.95 cloth, $14.95 paper, 2005.J. R. R. Tolkien once told a future biographer of C. S. Lewis (1898–1963) that “You’ll never get to the bottom of...

Henry Brougham and the Building of a New Political Party

The Whig Revival, 1808–1830 by William Anthony Hay. Palgrave-Macmillan (New York and London) 256pp., $69.95 cloth, 2005.Educated at Sewanee and the University of Virginia, William Anthony Hay has been close terms with the disciples of Herbert Butterfield, once grouped...

On Buildings, Boomers, and the ’Burbs

Interview with James Howard Kunstler James Kunstler is the author of The Geography of Nowhere, The Long Emergency, and other works exploring issues of architecture, resource depletion, and the need for human-scaled living. His strikingly irreverent blog may be found...

Doing Good by Doing Well

The Pro-Growth Progressive: An Economic Strategy for Shared Prosperity by Gene Sperling. Simon & Schuster (New York), 368 pp., $26.95 cloth, 2005. The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth by Benjamin M. Friedman. Knopf (New York), 592 pp., cloth, 2005; Vintage...

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