Kenneth Roberts, American

By John Bauerschmidt Literary fashion comes and goes, even in the more resilient popular sphere, and can deal unevenly with novelists. Kenneth Roberts, who died in 1957, is a case in point. Roberts wrote eig... Read More...

Books: Forgotten Friends

By Ephraim Radner When I worked in Burundi in the early 1980s, my house stood across the road from the local school. One day, a young man came by and introduced himself. He was a teacher at the school, a Rwandan refugee living under UN papers. He had gone t... Read More...

Why We Should Beatify Jane Austen

By David Goodhew We need to beatify Jane Austen. This is not, usually, the Anglican way. But here we should make an exception. Yes, Austen is a superlative writer of romantic comedy. And the summit of her... Read More...