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The Commissar of “€œGrit”€

The Commissar of “€œGrit”€

You Shall Love Your Country"€”By Order of the State! If searching for a personification...

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Brideshead Reconstructed

Brideshead Reconstructed

If subtlety is central to good art, then the new Miramax presentation of Brideshead Revisi...

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The Neocon Lyre

The Neocon Lyre

What a Rich Pyre!, by Russell Setiz Being a poem in the style of “Under Which Lyre?&...

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Remembering the Great Fitzgerald

Remembering the Great Fitzgerald

Having sat on a boat for the last five weeks, I’ve had plenty of time to reflect, an...

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Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Although this all too brief commentary cannot do full justice to the three works that rece...

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Grand New Party, Same Old Illusions (part II)

Grand New Party, Same Old Illusions (part II)

This is the second of two posts critiquing Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam’s new book,...

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Grand New Party, Same Old Illusions

Grand New Party, Same Old Illusions

Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam have won near universal acclaim for their book, Grand New Pa...