What Lasch Knew

What Lasch Knew

The Topeka School: A Novel by Ben Lerner. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. Hardcover, 304 pages, $27. Reviewed by Jon K. Lauck Ben Lerner has written an intense new novel that will mark our cultural moment for some time, even in these strange days, but in ways that,...
Nietzsche’s Puritan Warriors

Nietzsche’s Puritan Warriors

Power and Purity: The Unholy Marriage That Spawned America’s Social Justice Warriors by Mark T. Mitchell. Regnery Gateway, 2020. Hardcover, 148 pages, $27. Reviewed by John Ehrett It is unfortunate that Mark T. Mitchell’s Power and Purity: The Unholy Marriage That...
Skiing Alta with WFB

Skiing Alta with WFB

William F. Meehan III ‘Alta’ isn’t a word you hear often in fashionable conversations in skiing circles … You can live out a casual lifetime, as a casual skier, and not know about Alta, and the odd thing is that this really suits the Alta people just fine. There is...
Is Big Bad?

Is Big Bad?

Goliath: The 100-Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy By Matt Stoller. Simon & Schuster, 2019. Hardcover, 608 pages, $30. Reviewed by Andrew R. Kloster Framing political debates today is nearly impossible. It is beyond debate at this point that our...
Scruton, Defender of the Past

Scruton, Defender of the Past

Jeffrey Folks Roger Scruton was the author of over fifty books and of a great many articles and notes. He taught at Birkbeck College, London, from 1971 to 1992, and later part-time at other universities, and he was a prominent speaker at conferences and institutes,...

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