Chronicles Magazine Book Review

Plato and the Spirit of Modernity

In C.S. Lewis’s The Last Battle the world of Narnia begins to dissolve and disappear. The Pevensie children are confused and frightened, but Professor Kirke, now Lord Digory, reassures them that the Narnia and the England they had known...

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    Where Color Led

    Yale University Press promises that Witness to History “will fascinate anyone interested in the great political figures of world history during the twentieth century.”

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    A Sticker in Kentucky

    Last year’s lecturer was the poet, novelist, cultural critic, and farmer Wendell Berry. Those Chronicles readers who are acquainted with him and his work will not be surprised that “It All Turns on Affection” is concerned with family farming.

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    Anarch's Journey

    Ernst Jünger was 20th-century Germany’s most prolific writer. Throughout his long life—he lived to age 102—he chronicled the upheavals of that most violent century. Despite his talent and output, Jünger remains virtually unknown in America.

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    Blood Will Tell

    Wolfe’s unerring instinct has chosen Miami for his latest dissection. A Caribbean free port, it is America’s Singapore or Hong Kong, where a majority of the population is one generation or less off the boat, in but not of our country.

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