The University Bookman
Reviewing Books that Build Culture
Harrison F. Dietzman reviews a book on what popular culture reveals of thin line between a good American and a good criminal.
Caden McCann reviews Susan Jacoby’s Why Baseball Matters.
William Anthony Hay welcomes a fresh assessment of the arguments and methods of Loyalist clergy in the American Revolutionary era.
Carl Rollyson welcomes Marion Turner’s innovative new biography of Chaucer and the spaces he inhabited.
Francis P. Sempa reviews a biography of the Wilsonian diplomat Richard Holbrooke.
Micah Meadowcroft reviews a book that argues implicitly that politics and religion can never truly be separated.
John P. McCarthy remembers his friend John Lukacs.
Patrick Callahan welcomes A. M. Juster’s new translation of Milton’s Book of Elegies.
Scott Beauchamp reviews Roberto Calasso’s diagnosis of the hidden split between power and meaning in our technocratic age.