Books & Culture

Art Under Peer Pressure

If Jasper Johns can be said to have “redefined the art of our time,” it is because of the steady pressure that the growing embrace and exaltation of his work has exerted on contemporary taste. 

What Our Universities Have Wrought

Abramson’s achievement is to show that trust in the neutral institutions that adjudicate knowledge has collapsed, and to adroitly locate our universities at the center of this calamity.

An American Soul

The central mission of Harry Jaffa’s life was the philosophical and rhetorical defense of classical natural right, the Western tradition, and the United States.

Catch Me If You Can

What drives Bastašić’s often tender exploration of the unreliability of memory and friendship, is a sense of loss. There is nothing saccharine about this journey.