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I’m on Mises Wire

In the past few months, I’ve reviewed three books for publication and am working on a fourth. My review of Allen Mendenhall’s Literature and Liberty for the winter issue of the Journal of Faith and the Academy got picked up and was … Continue reading

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Tolkien Professor on NPR

I know it’s Monday and everyone is expecting a Great Books post, but I can’t resist pointing you all to an interview posted on NPR’s site yesterday with my colleague Corey Olsen AKA the Tolkien Professor. In the interview, Olsen … Continue reading

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The Silmarillion Seminar

With a mere five kids and four jobs, I have all kinds of free time. So for the last year and a half, I’ve been participating in an online seminar on J.R.R. Tolkien’s Silmarillion. We broadcast live on Middle-Earth Network … Continue reading

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Read More Fiction, Men!

A good article appeared earlier this week on the Art of Manliness blog concerning men’s reading habits. Apparently men make up just 20% of fiction readers in America. This figure isn’t too surprising to anyone who is familiar with the … Continue reading

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“The Problem Isn’t Literature; It’s Literary Critics”

Two literature-related items grabbed my attention this week. First was the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Mario Vargas Llosa, a Peruvian novelist who is also one of the best known classical liberals in the world. Vargas Llosa’s … Continue reading

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