Books

The trouble with new books

July 24, 2019 Roy Peachey 3

The trouble with new books is that they prevent us from reading the old ones. That was the view of Joseph Joubert, writing two hundred years ago, and the problem he identified then is even […]

The Dispatch

The summer reading list

June 28, 2017 George Weigel 6

I recently met the good people of St. Benedict Elementary School in South Natick, Massachusetts, which offers classical Catholic education to some very fortunate youngsters. The extensive summer reading lists the school suggests to those […]