Laugh, It’ll Be Alright

Laugh, It’ll Be Alright

How to Destroy Western Civilization and Other Ideas from The Cultural Abyss by Peter Kreeft. Ignatius Press, 2021. Paperback, 182 pages, $17.95. Reviewed by Robert Grant Price. One caricature of a conservative is a man (always old, always white) shouting at clouds....
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 Never-Ending Threat of Utopia

The Never-Ending Threat of Utopia

The Coming of Neo-Feudalism: A Warning to the Global Middle Class by Joel Kotkin. Encounter Books, 2020. Hardcover, 288 pages, $29. Reviewed by Robert Grant Price Feudal times are here again. This is a thesis Joel Kotkin hammers to a fine point in The Coming of...
Effing the Ineffable

Effing the Ineffable

Music as an Art by Roger Scruton. Bloomsbury Continuum, 2018. Hardcover, 272 pages, $32. Reviewed by Robert Grant Price In Music as an Art, the late Roger Scruton seeks to defend Western high culture by defending its summit, classical music. It was a defense Scruton...

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