The University Bookman
Reviewing Books that Build Culture
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John Byron Kuhner welcomes a personable new book on the many Classical influences in New York City.
Carl Rollyson reviews a new book on the convictions, conflicts, and compromises of three leaders who shaped antebellum America.
Casey Chalk argues that a new generation of globetrotting American idealists should re-read The Sand Pebbles.
JP O’Malley interviews historian Antonia Fraser about her recent book on Catholic emancipation in the UK.
Jane Peters reviews a book on Christians martyred during the first two centuries of the rise of Islam.
Miles Smith welcomes a helpful new political biography of five-time Presidential candidate Henry Clay.
R. J. Stove is relieved to welcome Tim Rayborn’s new volume correcting the historical treatment of twentieth-century British music and the English Musical Renaissance.
Emina Melonic reviews a book that finds political application in Walker Percy’s concept of the wayfarer.
John Bicknell reviews a book that fills in our understanding of the new style of presidential campaigning that emerged in the Jacksonian era.