America’s Fin de Siècle: End of a Century or a Civilization?

The Culture We Deserve by Jacques Barzun. Edited by Arthur Krystal. Wesleyan University Press (Middletown, CT), 1989, 187 pp., $18. Politically America may have won the Cold War, but culturally she has entered the fin de siècle. Despair is chic among youth. Recently a...

Russello reviews

Gerald Russello reviews Freedom at Risk by James Buckley in the May 2011 issue of The American Conservative.

kirk character

The … conservative is concerned, first of all, for the regeneration of spirit and character—with the perennial problem of the inner order of the soul, the restoration of the ethical understanding, and the religious sanction upon which any life worth living is...

Reinsch on Chambers

The Bookman is pleased to highlight an essay on the enduring relevance of Whittaker Chambers from Bookman friend and contributor Richard Reinsch. It is a concise summary of his book on Chambers, published recently by ISI.

A Return to Reason

A conversation with Robert Royal.The University Bookman is delighted to post this interview with Robert Royal, president of the Faith & Reason Institute in Washington D.C. and Editor-in-Chief of The Catholic Thing. He has written, edited, and translated sixteen...

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