Letting the Princess Out of the Castle

Letting the Princess Out of the Castle

How to Raise a Conservative Daughter by Michelle Easton. Regnery, 2021. Hardcover, 256 pages. $29. Reviewed by Elizabeth Bittner The challenges facing conservative parents seem to multiply by the day. How-to guides exist for any and everything under the sun, but what...
Conservatism Balanced and Unbalanced

Conservatism Balanced and Unbalanced

The Right: The Hundred Year War for American Conservatism by Matthew Continetti. Basic Books, 2022. Hardback, 496 pages, $32. Reviewed by Paul Krause The election of Donald Trump in 2016 marked a watershed moment for American politics and in particular for the...
Laugh, It’ll Be Alright

Laugh, It’ll Be Alright

How to Destroy Western Civilization and Other Ideas from The Cultural Abyss by Peter Kreeft. Ignatius Press, 2021. Paperback, 182 pages, $17.95. Reviewed by Robert Grant Price. One caricature of a conservative is a man (always old, always white) shouting at clouds....
Not in Kansas

Not in Kansas

Bad News: How Woke Media Is Undermining Democracy. By Batya Ungar-Sargon. Encounter Books, 2021. Hardcover, 234 pages, $28.99. Reviewed by John C. “Chuck” Chalberg. Do you remember a book by Thomas Frank published not too many years ago?  Its unusual title was...
Remedies for our Economic Ailments

Remedies for our Economic Ailments

Visible Hand: A Wealth of Notions on the Miracle of the Market by Matthew Hennessey. Encounter Books, 2022. Paperback, 248 pages, $28. Inflation: What It Is, Why It’s Bad, and How to Fix It By Steve Forbes, Nathan Lewis, and Elizabeth Ames Encounter Books, 2022....
Dictatorship and the Common Man

Dictatorship and the Common Man

China Unbound: A New World Disorder By Joanna Chiu. House of Anansi Press, 2021. Paperback, 304 pages, $20. Reviewed by Jason Morgan For most of the Donald Trump presidency, the news in the United States about the People’s Republic of China was edged with great-power...

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