This is the way the world ends… and starts up again

By Coyle Neal on August 14, 2013

How the most inept and inefficient part of our government saves civilization.

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Gilead and the Calvinist Desire for Christ

By Justin Hawkins on February 18, 2013

Review of Gilead by Marilynne Robinson By JUSTIN HAWKINS Marilynne Robinson’s authorship of Gilead is the most convincing argument for reincarnation that has ever entered my mind.  That is not because the book is in any way about Eastern religion; it…

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Pride and Prejudice and Blitzkrieg: Tolstoy’s War and Peace

By Paul Miller on January 3, 2013

Review of War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy By PAUL D. MILLER War and Peace is five hundred and sixty thousand words long. It is more than twice as long as Moby Dick, almost triple the length of Jane Eyre, more…

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Lu Xun’s Short Stories

By Kendrick Kuo on December 5, 2012

Review of The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China: The Complete Fiction of Lu Xun By KENDRICK KUO Outside of world literature connoisseurs and scholars, Lu Xun (1881-1936) is not well known to the West. Writing in…

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Patience is a Virtue

By Alexis Neal on November 14, 2012

Review of All Creatures Great and Small, by James Herriot By ALEXIS NEAL First things first: If you have never read this book, read it. I’m not kidding. You can watch the television series, if you like—it’s quite good—but please…

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The Big Sky

By Coyle Neal on August 21, 2012

Review of The Big Sky by A.B. Guthrie, Jr. By COYLE NEAL The Big Sky is the story of Boone Caudill, who just wants to be left alone. Left alone by his parents, left alone by society, and left alone…

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