A Great Yarn

A Great Yarn

From Fire, by Water: My Journey to the Catholic Faithby Sohrab Ahmari. Ignatius Press, 2019. Hardcover, 240 pages, $23. Reviewed by Matthew Hennessey If you’re going to write a book about your religious conversion it’d better be a great yarn. And if you’re going to...
Originalism and the Individual Jurist

Originalism and the Individual Jurist

by Caleb Stegall Editor’s Note: The following lecture was delivered in May of 2018 at the Russell Kirk Center as the keynote address at the annual conference of the Society for Law & Culture. Thank you all for being here. It’s an honor and privilege to be with...
A District in Play

A District in Play

Spitalfields: The History of a Nation in a Handful of Streets by Dan Cruickshank. Random House, (2016) 2018. Paperback, 763 pages, $24 Reviewed by Derek Turner Every morning, I would be awakened by the cockerel across the road, and open the curtains to see an array of...
Dropouts from a Mercenary Society

Dropouts from a Mercenary Society

The Bump on Brannigan’s Head by Myles Connolly with an introduction and notes by Stephen Mirarchi. Cluny Media, (1950) 2018. Paperback, 252 pages, $18. Dan England and the Noonday Devil Myles Connolly, with an introduction and notes by Stephen Mirarchi. Cluny Media,...
At the Suffrage of the State

At the Suffrage of the State

Liberal Suppression: 501(c)(3) and the Taxation of Speech by Philip Hamburger. University of Chicago, 2018. Hardcover, 432 pages, $55. Reviewed by Bruce Frohnen Why read legal history, especially if you are not a lawyer? The field is dominated by specialists and...

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