ISI is currently taking nominations for its Henry and Anne Paolucci Book Award. This award honors the best book of conservative scholarship published in 2013. You can read more about the award at paolucci.isi.org.
The deadline is today: Friday, May 16. The more suggestions, the merrier!
Email suggestions Jed Donahue at firstname.lastname@example.org, and be sure to include the names of the books.
Season Seven, Episode Five (“The Runaways”): A very disjointed episode of Mad Men. Don Draper is marginal to most of its action; two watchable characters (Roger Sterling and Joan Harris) . . . . Continue Reading »
Good feasting should be accompanied with good music. Continuing the celebration of the Easter Octave, here are a few recommendations:This day gradual-ly came on Easter Sunday: William Byrd (c. . . . . Continue Reading »
Attention all First Things readers in greater Pittsburgh: Loyal reader Bill Stickman would like to organize a ROFTERs (Readers of First Things) group to meet each month to discuss articles in the . . . . Continue Reading »
As we absorb the news of Pope Francis’s latest escapadehe accidentally cursed in front of an adoring audiencewe are faced with a difficult but unavoidable truth. And that truth is: . . . . Continue Reading »
It’s very cool, very punk-rock, folk-rock, and all the other rockin’ signifiers of hip radicalism, to be going to a commune. Or to hang-out at one for a season. But to actually stay for . . . . Continue Reading »
Recently Cornel West and I visited Swarthmore College, where I received my undergraduate education, for a day of conversations on the theme “The Bond of Truth-Seeking.” Following our . . . . Continue Reading »