The Great and Tolerable Empire

The Great and Tolerable Empire

Imperial Legacies: The British Empire Around the World by Jeremy Black Encounter Books, 2019. Hardcover, 216 pages, $26. Reviewed by James Baresel When a book is advertised as a “wide-ranging and vigorous assault on political correctness” one can usually expect that...
Scalia’s Applied Faith

Scalia’s Applied Faith

On Faith: Lessons from an American Believer by Antonin Scalia. Edited by Christopher J. Scalia and Edward Whelan. Crown Forum, 2019. Hardcover, 256 pages, $22. Reviewed by Jeffrey Folks Antonin Scalia was a faithful and patriotic man who devoted his life to the...
The Education of Clarence Thomas

The Education of Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas and the Lost Constitution by Myron Magnet. Encounter, 2019. Hardcover, 168 pages, $24. Reviewed by Peter Wood Clarence Thomas graduated cum laude from the College of Holy Cross in Massachusetts in 1971 and received a J.D. from Yale University in 1974....
Enlisting in Meaning

Enlisting in Meaning

Did You Kill Anyone? Reunderstanding My Military Experience As A Critique of Modern Culture by Scott Beauchamp Zero Books, 2020. Paperback, 144 pages, $17. Reviewed by Anthony M. Barr The first time I considered enlisting in the U.S. Navy, I was eighteen years old,...

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