The University Bookman
Reviewing Books that Build Culture
Michael Toscano writes on another formative influence behind J. R. R. Tolkien—his mother.
Chuck Chalberg reviews a book on the Literary Club of Samuel Johnson.
Casey Chalk looks at new book on Aquinas’s thought that can illuminate some contemporary debates.
A baker’s dozen of Bookman contributors and friends share their summer reading plans.
Sumantra Maitra reviews Tucker Carlson’s Ship of Fools.
Allan C. Carlson offers an excerpt from his forthcoming book about the American agrarian-distributist magazine, Free America, which published from 1937–1947.
Stephen Schmalhofer looks at the life and connections of the Catholic artist John La Farge, the friend and tutor of the historian Henry Adams.
Elizabeth Bittner welcomes Mr. Mehan’s entertaining—and substantive—animal alphabet.
Jonathan Kasparek reviews a new collection on the cultural history of the Midwest.