The Rise of Black Intellectual History

The Rise of Black Intellectual History

New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition Edited by Keisha N. Blain, Christopher Cameron, and Ashley D. Farmer. Northwestern University Press, 2018. Paperback, 272 pages, $34.95. Reviewed by Chidike Okeem While the physical prowess of African people is much...
Pondering the Defeatists

Pondering the Defeatists

The Age of Defeat by Colin Wilson with an introduction by Thomas F. Bertonneau. Aristeia Press, 2018. Paperback, 243 pages, $15. Reviewed by Richard Cocks This handsome new edition of The Age of Defeat is complemented by Tom Bertonneau’s excellent introduction....
Hibernian Pastoral

Hibernian Pastoral

My Father Left Me Ireland: An American Son’s Search for Home by Michael Brendan Dougherty Sentinel, 2019. Hardcover, 240 pages, $24. Reviewed by Chris R. Morgan Michael Brendan Dougherty’s My Father Left Me Ireland is the latest in a spate of books currently...
A Gimlet Eye Beneath a Chapel Veil

A Gimlet Eye Beneath a Chapel Veil

Frost in May By Antonia White Virago Modern Classics, [1933] 2019. Paperback, 224 pages, $14. Reviewed by Eve Tushnet “We work to-day to turn out, not accomplished young women, nor agreeable wives, but soldiers of Christ, accustomed to hardship and ridicule and...

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