John Lukacs: Reactionary, Not Conservative

John Lukacs: Reactionary, Not Conservative

By John P. McCarthy On May 6th I received an email that historian John Lukacs had died at the age of ninety-five. Looking up, I was startled to notice twelve of his books on the bookshelf immediately behind my computer. Such was the measure of the man that I wanted to...
John Milton, Latin Love Poet

John Milton, Latin Love Poet

John Milton’s The Book of Elegies translated by A. M. Juster The Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study, Inc., 2019. Paperback, 135 pages, $15. Reviewed by Patrick Callahan As we are told Mount Helicon had two fonts of poetry, so we witness in recent years an...
Finding Wisdom at Dusk

Finding Wisdom at Dusk

The Unnamable Present by Roberto Calasso. Translated by Richard Dixon. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. Hardcover, 208 pages, $26. Reviewed by Scott Beauchamp We’re living in strange times. There’s a pervasive sense of a cultural dusk, in many ways, in which...

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