The University Bookman

Reviewing Books that Build Culture

Imprisoned by the Internet

“…James’s volume is an accessible invitation to consider the possibility that the internet as such—wholly apart from any particular content—is forming people in essentially malign ways.”

An Unsettling Sense of Justice

“…Mendenhall composes a compelling story highlighting the gray gaps where the law has not the acuity to locate justice…”

JP O’Malley Interviews Author Thomas Harding

“The numerous books that George Weidenfeld helped publish ‘transformed western culture and have stood the test of time…'”

For They Shall Be Comforted

For They Shall Be Comforted

“…St. Jerome[‘s]… heartfelt prose provides warm words of consolation and confident hope to friends mourning the loss of loved ones. Now, for the first time… seven of [his] celebrated letters have been translated into English…”

We Few, We Happy Few

We Few, We Happy Few

“For a humanistic revival to have a chance in the present, those attracted to the ideas of Babbitt and More need to forge friendships, foster communities, and coordinate efforts to bring these ideas to bear on the culture.”

Of Man and Lost Time

Of Man and Lost Time

“Herzog’s tale explores the surreal quality of a modern-day Robinson Crusoe-like story of a man who has lived in what appears to be a dream world.”

The Novel: We Need It

The Novel: We Need It

“What is at stake is the development of a sense of humane understanding, and the decline of this form of understanding surely has much to do with the mounting divisiveness and partisanship in our society today.”

Good Economics on a Human Scale

Good Economics on a Human Scale

“Alexander Salter has written an important book, examining how the political program of distributism can inform contemporary debates about political economy.”

The Book Gallery

A collection of conversations with Bookman editor Luke C. Sheahan and writers and authors of imagination and erudition.

We're off and running with a new Chesterton-Kirk lecture series in the Detroit area. The inimitable Dale Ahlquist of the @chestertonsoc headlined tonight's talk, "The Starry Pinnacle of the Commonplace: How to Restore the Normal to an Abnormal World." Sanity prevailed in Detroit.

Join UB Religion Editor @DavidGBonaguraJ and others tomorrow for a discussion on "Christopher Dawson and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition." Register here for this online event hosted by the Chesterton Institute:

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