Saturday, June 30, 2018

Reading Rat - June 2018

Articles, essays, reviews

A story of survival: New York’s last remaining independent bookshops, by Hermione Hoby. "With small traders struggling to stay afloat, writer Philippe Ungar and photographer Franck Bohbot travelled across the Big Apple to meet 50 indie booksellers in their habitats"

The New Europeans, by Christopher de Bellaigue, review of: La Fracture [The Fracture], by Gilles Kepel; Al-Britannia, My Country: A Journey Through Muslim Britain, by James Fergusson; and Europe’s Angry Muslims: The Revolt of the Second Generation, by Robert S. Leiken

Like ice in children’s hands, by Alberto Manguel, review of In Search of Lost Books: The forgotten stories of eight mythical volumes, by Giorgio van Straten, translated by Simon Carnel and Erica Segre

How to read a PDF on your Kindle, by Séamus Bellamy and Rick Broida

The New Art of Reviewing Books, by Benjamin Scott Wright, The Editing Lawyer

Founding philosophy, by Michael Anton, review of The Political Theory of the American Founding, by Thomas G. West

The Long Arc of Human Rights: A Case for Optimism, by Caroline Bettinger-López, Foreign Affairs

Book sales

Hunger book sale, August 3-7, 2018, All Saints Cathedral, 816 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee

Franklin - Wisconsin - search U.S. and Canada - at Book Sale Finder, note sale at Franklin Public Library August 23-26, 2018


New and Forthcoming at Paul Dry Books

Author appearances, lectures, conferences

Upcoming events at Barnes and Noble, Greenfield

Upcoming events at Boswell Books, Milwaukee

Author appearances at Milwaukee Public Library locations

Eight Day Institute: Florovsky Week, "The Reformation: An Ecumenical Retrospective", July 10-14, 2018, at Newman University and St George Orthodox Christian Cathedral, Wichita, Kansas.

Aquinas Leadership International World Congress, "Artificial Intelligence and the Futures of Philosophy,Global Leadership, and World Peace", July 20-22, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington, New York.

The Life of the Mind, First Things 2018 Intellectual Retreat, New York City, August 10-12, 2018

Catholic Answers Conference, "Faith and Science", September 27-30, 2018, San Diego, California.

Front Porch Republic Annual Conference, "1968 Fifty Years Later: A Re-Evaluation", September 22, 2018, at Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan.

Pope Francis Symposium, "Discovering Pope Francis: Theological, Philosophical, Cultural and Spiritual Perspectives", October 8-11, 2018, Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, Franklin, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Library Association Conference, October 23-26, 2018 at the Radisson La Crosse and La Crosse Convention Center, 200 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse, WI 54601.

Thomas More’s Epigrams and Humanist Letters, 500 Years Later: A Reassessment, November 2-3, 2018, The Center for Thomas More Studies, University of Dallas

Society for U.S. Intellectual History Conference, "Intellectual Sensibilities", November 8-11, 2018, Warwick Allerton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois.

AHA Annual Meeting, "Loyalties", American Historical Association, January 3-6, 2019, Chicago

MLA Annual Convention, "Textual Transactions", Modern Language Association, January 3-6, 2019, Chicago

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