What Exactly Do We Agree On?

What Exactly Do We Agree On?

“Oh, you snuck in so quietly,” she says, hurrying to help you find your name tag in a pile on a table in the hall of the University Club’s second floor. You are late, and so ascertain which door will let you in at the back and not the front by the speakers before you...
Saving What Is Lost

Saving What Is Lost

By Maria Grizzetti Five hundred years before Christ walked on earth Euripides was writing dramatic lines for Hecuba, Queen of Troy, in his Trojan Women. Thinking herself betrayed by the gods, she refuses them worship, yet as she grieves the death of her son, she...
The Best Classical Latin Poet You’ve Never Heard Of

The Best Classical Latin Poet You’ve Never Heard Of

The Elegies of Maximianus translated by A. M. Juster. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. Hardcover, 240 pages, $65. MICHAEL FONTAINE Before he killed himself, I befriended an old man some years ago who had published several books on the right to death and the...

Greenspan’s Intermezzo

The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan by Sebastian Mallaby. Penguin Books, 2016, 2017. Paperback, 781 pages, $22. GILBERT NMO MORRIS Biography is an interplay of perceptible and surprising cross-currents, and the life of Alan Greenspan is no...

Conservative Fictions, Fictional Conservatism?

A conversation with Adam Bellow. A full transcript is below, and the unedited audio of this interview may be played or downloaded here (MP3, 27 MB, 27 minutes). Interviewed by MARK JUDGE Mark Judge: I am speaking with Adam Bellow, who is a well-known editor. He’s done...

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