The University Bookman
Reviewing Books that Build Culture
Deo Volente Labor Proficit
Titus Techera connects the rise of computer games with the restlessness of young men in our cultural crisis.
Jacob Bruggeman discusses the techno-utopian dream in a review of Nicholas Carr’s Utopia Is Creepy.
Francis P. Sempa reviews The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire by A. Wess Mitchell.
Oliver Traldi reviews Samuel Moyn’s Not Enough.
Robert Grano reviews a collection of supernatural stories by Dale Nelson.
Jason Morgan reviews Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy.
A conversation with the acclaimed philosopher John Gray about his most recent book and his thoughts on Christianity and the decline of liberalism.
Mark Judge reviews Chris Nashawaty’s Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story and learns how American comedy was changed by the counterculture in the 1960s and 70s.
Bob Dylan took Latin. Patrick J. Burns reviews Why Bob Dylan Matters, an insightful reflection on Dylan’s investment and, ultimately, his participation, in the Western literary tradition by Richard Thomas.