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Nov 30, 2015

Show 1383  NRO 11 National Review Online. The Bookmonger.

 

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Ep. 51: Is Washington killing you?

That's the question Darcy Olsen raises in her new book, The Right To Try: How the Federal Government Prevents Americans from Getting the Lifesaving Treatments They Need.  11/9/2015. 10 minutes 34 seconds

 

Ep. 46: Grow Up and Get a Job.

Life doesn't end when guys marry and have kids--that's when life begins, say Jim Geraghty, co-author with Cam Edwards of Heavy Lifting: Grow Up, Get a Job, Start a Family, and Other Manly Advice. 11:07  10/26/2015

 

Ep. 45: Larry P. Arnn on Winston Churchill 

You've heard about the Winston Churchill who won the Second World War. Have you also heard about the one who spent his life fighting socialism? Hillsdale College president Larry P. Arnn describes them both in his new book, Churchill's Trial: Winston …    10:34   10/19/2015

Ep. 44: Fault Lines    "It will become a classic," says Dominic Green in the current issue of Commentary, in a review of Fault Lines, a memoir by David Pryce-Jones. In a 10-minute conversation with The Bookmonger, Pryce-Jones describes his boyhood during the Second World War… 12:23   10/12/2015     

What Is Conservatism? With Buckley, Hayek & Goldberg          What Is Conservatism? It's not a hard question -- it's a title that proves everything old is new again. ISI Books has reissued What Is Conservatism? It's the 1964 classic edited by Frank S. Meyer and featuring contributions from the likes of William F. Buckley…   13:40   10/5/2015

Ep. 42: Empire & Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke                   Bourke on Burke -- say that ten times fast. Or better yet, listen to the Bookmonger's 10-minute conversation with Richard Bourke, author of "Empire & Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke." We discuss why American conservatives admire Burke so much. 11:51   9/28/2015