The Centennial of a Cataclysm: One Life, One Family

“To you from failing hands we throw The Torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.” John McCrae, “In Flanders Fields,” 1915 One hundred summers ago, one of history’s greatest...

Today’s Totalitarians

Against Inclusiveness: How the Diversity Regime is Flattening America and the West and What to Do About It by James Kalb. Angelico Press, 2013. Paperback, 203 pages, $20. In his latest book, James Kalb has produced, among many other things, a phenomenology of the...

America’s Aviation Icons

The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight by Winston Groom. National Geographic Press, 2013. Hardcover, 464 pages, $30. The young person at Barnes & Noble who led me to the stack of The Aviators, drew a blank...

‘I Think I Have Made Poetry’

The Letters of Robert Frost, Volume I: 1886–1920 Edited by Donald Sheehy, Mark Richardson, and Robert Faggen. Harvard University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 811 pages, $45. In a conversation with the late literary scholar Peter J. Stanlis about ten years ago, Stanlis...

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