The University Bookman
Reviewing Books that Build Culture
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Ryan J. Barilleaux helps us take a deeper look at our glib use of dystopian rhetoric.
Joseph Bottum and Benjamin F. Jones review a major new biography of Churchill.
Glenn A. Moots reviews Yoram Hazony’s valuable The Virtue of Nationalism.
Titus Techera reviews a (nearly) comprehensive new book on the master animator Hayao Miyazaki.
Anthony M. Barr reviews Senator Ben Sasse’s book on fault lines in American civil society.
Father Schall considers beginnings and endings, names and times, in reflecting on a note from the end of Tolkien’s essay, “On Fairy-stories.”
Michael Shindler reviews Alphonso Lingis’s quirky reflections on the process of dying.
Steven Knepper reviews a wide-ranging new book of poems from James Matthew Wilson.
Ben Reinhard reviews The Fall of Gondolin, the last Christopher Tolkien-edited edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Great Tales.