Chronicles Magazine Book Review

The Matter of Money

In earlier years, news outlets could be easily distinguished from publishing or entertainment vehicles with which they might be loosely connected through common holding companies. Today, however, the "press" broadly defined is bound up with the...

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    Paradise Recovered

    Glenn Loury recently observed a predilection for "end" themes in recent neoconservative tracts: Fukuyama with the end of history and D'Souza with the end of racism, Loury explains, have taken Hegelian (or pseudo-Hegelian) phrases to express their...

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    The Mad Farmer

    In his latest book, Berry proves that the tradition, though too often ignored today, is alive and well. He has been farming and writing in his native Henry County, Kentucky, for 30 years now.

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    Brief Mentions

    W.H. Auden is famous for poems about totalitarian evil, but he also wrote frivolous verse when in the mood. In assembling As I Walked Out One Evening, Edward Mendelson, the executor of Auden's estate, sifted through the vast corpus of his work,...

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