Forgetting the Fifth Horseman

Forgetting the Fifth Horseman

A reflection on Dark Age Ahead, by Jane Jacobs (Random House, 2004) By Robert Grant Price “Hindsight may well expose my blind spots,” Jane Jacobs, the famed urbanist, wrote in Dark Age Ahead, the last book she wrote before her death at the age of 89.  As a final...
The Authority of Reason

The Authority of Reason

Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education by Jonathan Marks. Princeton University Press, 2021. Hardcover, 248 pages, $27.95. Reviewed by Matthew Stewart For those ready to give up on the university, Jonathan Marks provides encouraging counsel:...
Toward a Moral Vision of Women’s Rights

Toward a Moral Vision of Women’s Rights

The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision by Erika Bachiochi. Notre Dame Press, 2021. Paperback, 422 pages, $35. Reviewed by Nicole M. King In 2017, the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, some half a million women descended upon Washington for...
Is There a Linear Path to America’s Next Civil War?

Is There a Linear Path to America’s Next Civil War?

The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties By Christopher Caldwell. Simon & Schuster, 2020. Hardcover, 352 pages, $28. Reviewed by Anthony Barr Christopher Caldwell’s latest book, The Age of Entitlement, is best summarized by a Bill Clinton quote that...
The Beauty of an Integrated Life

The Beauty of an Integrated Life

By Bruce P. Frohnen Like many of his friends, I met Gerald Russello only a few times in person. We spoke only a few times by phone and exchanged emails only on occasion. But he was always an important part of my life. As a kind, judicious, and imaginative editor, a...

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