Longing for Home

Longing for Home

Nostalgia: Going Home in a Homeless World by Anthony Esolen. Regnery, 2018.Hardcover, 256 pages, $29. Reviewed by Henry George The declaration of political homelessness, feeling bereft of the consolation that being rooted in support for a political party can give, is...
The Cost of Cultural Free-Riders

The Cost of Cultural Free-Riders

Why Culture Matters Most by David C. Rose. Oxford University Press, 2019. Hardcover, 197 pages, $35. Reviewed by J. Daniel Hammond David Rose’s Why Culture Matters Most tackles a question that economists have been loath to take on—the connection between morals and...
T. K. Rabb: In Memoriam

T. K. Rabb: In Memoriam

As 2019 begins to wind down, we take stock of the year and note the gaps left by our losses. One such loss is Theodore (T. K.) Rabb, professor emeritus of history at Princeton University, who passed away this January. Born in Czechoslovakia in 1937 to a Jewish...
The Empire Has No Clothes

The Empire Has No Clothes

How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr. Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2019. Hardcover, 528 pages, $30. Reviewed by Joseph S. Laughon. A common Lovecraftian theme is the peril in searching deep within one’s own history for...
A Nudge toward Freedom?

A Nudge toward Freedom?

On Freedom by Cass R. Sunstein Princeton University Press, 2019. Hardcover, 136 pages, $12.95 Reviewed by Daniel James Sundahl After a two-day symposium on “Freedom and Western Civilization” sponsored by Hillsdale College, awaiting me at home was Professor Cass R....
‘These Global Days’

‘These Global Days’

The Grail Mass and Other Works by David Jones. Ed. Thomas Goldpaugh and Jamie Callison. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. Hardcover, xi + 279 pp., $176. Reviewed by Adam Schwartz David Jones (1895–1974) opens his modern epic, The Anathemata (1952), by quoting the Historia...

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