Hibernian Pastoral

Hibernian Pastoral

My Father Left Me Ireland: An American Son’s Search for Home by Michael Brendan Dougherty Sentinel, 2019. Hardcover, 240 pages, $24. Reviewed by Chris R. Morgan Michael Brendan Dougherty’s My Father Left Me Ireland is the latest in a spate of books currently...
No Mere Textbook

No Mere Textbook

Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story by Wilfred M. McClay. Encounter Books, 2019. Hardcover, 504 pages, $35. Reviewed by Bruce P. Frohnen In this fine book, Wilfred McClay makes an important contribution to American education and culture. Every year...
Attacking the Idols of the Elites

Attacking the Idols of the Elites

The Kingdom of Speech by Tom Wolfe. Little, Brown, 2016. Hardcover, 192 pages, $26. Reviewed by Titus Techera Tom Wolfe was the last of the all-American writers. He made a career of chasing interesting stories on American freedom for half a century. No one else has...
The Same City

The Same City

RIP James V. Schall, S. J. By Thomas M. Johnson, Jr. At a Knights of Columbus meeting my freshman year at Georgetown University, a fellow student gave me one piece of advice: Major in Fr. Schall. Take as many of his classes as you can. All seven if possible....
Through the Lens of Civil Society

Through the Lens of Civil Society

Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse by Timothy P. Carney. Harper, 2019. Hardcover, 368 pages, $28. Reviewed by Addison Del Mastro Alienated America, by Washington Examiner editor and journalist Tim Carney, is the latest and most expansive...

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