Sowell’s Summary Argument

Sowell’s Summary Argument

Social Justice Fallacies By Thomas Sowell. Basic Books, 2023. Hardcover, 224 pages, $28. Reviewed by Edward Weech. Over the past decade, the discourse of “social justice” has ripped through the Western world, inspiring a cultural insurgency that has undermined the...
A Gentleman Out of Moscow

A Gentleman Out of Moscow

Goodbye Russia: Rachmaninoff in Exile By Fiona Maddocks. Pegasus Books, 2024. Hardcover, 384 pages, $29.95. Reviewed by Robert Bellafiore. In the last years of Romanov Russia, Sergei Rachmaninoff was enjoying life as a musical giant, composing such titanic hits as the...
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...
Gerald Russello and the Art of Memory

Gerald Russello and the Art of Memory

By Dermot Quinn. This essay was delivered as a memorial lecture at Fordham University, New York, on November 15, 2023. One of the easiest ways of remembering Gerald Russello is to listen to him. So here he is, in that powerful, reasonable, humane, wise voice of his,...
Comments on Hiro Aida’s Speech on Russell Kirk and Japan

Comments on Hiro Aida’s Speech on Russell Kirk and Japan

By Luke C. Sheahan. These remarks were delivered on April 19, 2024, in response to Hiro Aida’s comments on “Russell Kirk and Japan” at an event hosted by the Japanese Consulate in Miami and the Russell Kirk Center at the 60th Anniversary of The Philadelphia Society in...