To Recover Is to Return

To Recover Is to Return

Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding American Culture  By Anthony Esolen.  Regnery Gateway, 2017/2022. Paperback, 256 pages, $16.99. Reviewed by Jeffrey Folks. In an age of political correctness and guarded speech, Anthony Esolen’s writing strikes one as wonderfully...
Identity Politics as Ersatz Religion

Identity Politics as Ersatz Religion

American Awakening: Identity Politics and Other Afflictions of Our Time By Joshua Mitchell. Encounter, 2020/2022.  Paperback, 312 pages, $20.99. Reviewed by Jeffrey Folks. Identity politics is one of the defining issues of our time. In American Awakening, Joshua...
Arguing the Unarguable Thing

Arguing the Unarguable Thing

Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing By Ryan T. Anderson and Alexandra DeSanctis. Regnery Publishing, 2022. Hardcover, 256 pages, $29.99. Reviewed by Nicole M. King. It is common practice for professors (or teaching assistants) of English...
Is There a Linear Path to America’s Next Civil War?

Is There a Linear Path to America’s Next Civil War?

The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties By Christopher Caldwell. Simon & Schuster, 2020. Hardcover, 352 pages, $28. Reviewed by Anthony Barr Christopher Caldwell’s latest book, The Age of Entitlement, is best summarized by a Bill Clinton quote that...
The Egotistic Mind

The Egotistic Mind

The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense by Gad Saad. Regnery, 2021. Hardcover, 235 pages, $29. Reviewed by Auguste Meyrat Considering the great damage done by leftist ideas throughout history and the great damage they do today, it’s a great...