Reconsidering Orwell’s Essays

A Collection of Essays by George Orwell. Doubleday, 1952. [Harcourt, 1970]   George Orwell was the greatest essayist of the twentieth century. Sixty years ago, at the height of his fame as the author of Animal Farm, Orwell published a collection of essays that first...
Patrick Dempsey in Forbes: Great or Garish?

Patrick Dempsey in Forbes: Great or Garish?

Desperately seeking new readers, advertising revenue, and relevance in the new media, such financial stalwarts as The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and Forbes magazine have in recent years resorted to special supplements that highlight the lives of the...

On Beyond Think Tanks

An interview with Mark Judge The University Bookman is pleased to present this interview with Mark Judge, one of the most interesting writers on contemporary culture. Judge is a writer and filmmaker who writes regularly for The Daily Caller and other publications....

Visions of Order

The Unwinding: an Inner History of the New America by George Packer. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2013. Hardcover, 448 pages, $27. Liberal journalist George Packer has written a conservative book. At least, I found it to be conservative, at its core. In this “inner...
McConnell Seminar and Video

McConnell Seminar and Video

Dr. Gary L. Gregg, Director of the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, brought students from the McConnell Center to the Russell Kirk Center on Labor Day weekend to discuss Russell Kirk’s book The Conservative Mind on the 60th anniversary of its...

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