Friday, May 31, 2019

Reading Rat - May 2019

Articles, Essays, Reviews

Through a Glass, Darkly, by Loren Rotner, review of Hobbes's Kingdom of Light: A Study of the Foundations of Modern Political Philosophy, by Devin Stauffer, Claremont Review of Books

The ears have it, by Nicola Shulman, 'on Disney’s Dumbo and the elephant in the room', at The Times Literary Supplement

Against David French-ism, by Sohrab Ahmari, First Things

Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery, by Tom Cotton, at Imprimis

Gentleman officer, by Simon Heffer; A review of A Dinner of Herbs by John Verney and Going to the Wars: A Journey in Various Directions by John Verney, at The New Criterion (via Paul Dry Books)

Author of the Month: Clarice Lispector, at London Review Bookshop

Quasimodo out of the Ashes, by Christopher Carstens, Adoremus Bulletin

Collaborative Dialogue to Maintain a Free Society, Marsha Familaro Enright interviewed by Lennie Jarratt, The Heartland Daily Podcast

Before the tree: A selection of writers and thinkers share the books that inspired them as young readers, The Times Literary Supplement

New Releases for June 2019, Goodreads


Ravinia Festival Schedule, Ravinia Park, Highland Park, Illinois, May 31st-September 15th

Tale of Five Cities: Tracing the Roots of American Order to Longstanding Traditions in Human History, Alabama Student Conference, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Montgomery, Alalbama, June 2nd--7th

The Common Good, First Things Intellectual Retreat, Washington, June 7th-8th

Plato and Platonism in Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition, Fourteenth Annual Marquette Summer Seminar on Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 24th-26th 2019

Colosseum Summer Institute: A course and workshop in the art of poetry for aspiring writers, James Matthew Wilson, Director, Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio, July 8th-11th

The Future of the Catholic Literary Tradition, The Third Biennial Catholic Imagination Conference, Loyola University Chicago, September 19th-21st

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