When Elites Were Elites

When Elites Were Elites

The Republic of Letters by Marc Fumaroli. Yale University Press, 2018. Hardcover, 382 pages, $30. Reviewed by Addison Del Mastro The Republic of Letters is one of those fascinating history books that introduces an almost completely new element of analysis into already...
Hayek and the Liberty of Knowledge

Hayek and the Liberty of Knowledge

F. A. Hayek: Economics, Political Economy, and Social Philosophy by Peter J. Boettke. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. Hardcover, 323 pages, $120. Reviewed by Erik W. Matson In his 1960 book The Constitution of Liberty, F. A. Hayek (1899–1992) said, If old truths are to...
Poetry, Oblivion, and God

Poetry, Oblivion, and God

He Held Radical Light: The Art of Faith, the Faith of Art by Christian Wiman. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. Hardcover, 128 pages, $23. Reviewed by Micah Mattix Fewer than twenty pages into Christian Wiman’s slim and personal He Held Radical Light, he is sitting in...
Orpheus Britannicus

Orpheus Britannicus

A New English Music: Composers and Folk Traditions in England’s Musical Renaissance from the Late 19th to the Mid-20th Century by Tim Rayborn. McFarland & Co., 2016. Paperback, 312 pages, $40. Reviewed by R. J. Stove When I come to England, I don’t claim England;...

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