Competition Is Beautiful

Competition Is Beautiful

The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition by Jonathan Tepper and Denise Hearn. Wiley, 2018. Hardcover, 320 pages, $28. Reviewed by Ryan Shinkel South Park is an underrated resource of American political science. One particular episode shows our...
Toward a Renewal of Europe

Toward a Renewal of Europe

Renovatio Europae: For a Hesperialist Renewal of Europe Edited by David Engels. Groningen: Blue Tiger Media, 2019. Hardcover, €19.50. Reviewed by Scott B. Nelson As always, Europe is in crisis. Some lament the European Union’s longstanding democratic deficit. Others...
England’s Real-Time Wendell Berry

England’s Real-Time Wendell Berry

At the Field’s Edge: Adrian Bell and the English Countryside By Richard Hawking. The Crowood Press, 2019. Hardcover, 222 pages, $45. Reviewed by Robert Grano The name Adrian Bell will be unfamiliar to the great majority of American readers, and even in his native...
For Faith, not Power

For Faith, not Power

Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash that Shaped the Middle East by Fawaz A. Gerges. Princeton University Press, 2019. Paperback, 528 pages, $19.95 Reviewed by Fitzroy Morrissey One would be hard pressed to find two more iconic figures in the history of...
Failures of Interpretation

Failures of Interpretation

What Was Literary Impressionism? by Michael Fried. Harvard University Press, 2018. Hardcover, 408 pages, $46.50. Reviewed by Gregory Castle Impressionism arose in late-nineteenth century European and American literary art in response to a crisis in interpretation, a...

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