Jonah Goldberg on ‘The Reactionary Mind’

Friends, FYI—yesterday, Jonah Goldberg published a review of The Reactionary Mind at his newsletter, The Dispatch. Believe it or not, he liked it. (Well, sort of.) Take a look: I got the book, picked it up, and … I loved it. It’s written in brisk, inviting, oddly unpretentious prose. The author, Michael Warren Davis, isContinue reading “Jonah Goldberg on ‘The Reactionary Mind’”

On the ‘Flirty Thirties’

Over at The American Conservative, editorial fellow Carmel Richardson—the best young journalist out there, in my opinion—has an outstanding piece called “Peak Anti-Natalism.”  If you haven’t done so, check it out. Ostensibly, it’s about the disastrous effects the COVID vaccines have on pregnant women.  She cites a new study from New Zealand, which “found theContinue reading “On the ‘Flirty Thirties’”

Welcome to the Zuckerverse

For weeks now I’ve been looking for an excuse to write about my new favorite magazine, Hearth & Field.  I strongly urge all of you to subscribe immediately.  The folks at H&F are orthodox Catholics.  It’s not a Catholic magazine per se, but it definitely reflects Catholic interests.  They’re agrarians, localists, homesteaders, homeschoolers, Luddites, andContinue reading “Welcome to the Zuckerverse”

Sold Out!

You might have noticed that, already—two days after its publication—The Reactionary Mind is out of stock everywhere you look. Amazon doesn’t have it. doesn’t have it.  Book Depository doesn’t have it. A friend in Australia tried to order it through Abbey’s in Sydney, the best bookshop in the Eastern Hemisphere. They canceled his orderContinue reading “Sold Out!”

Rod Dreher on ‘The Reactionary Mind’

[Over at my Substack, I posted some advanced praise for The Reactionary Mind. Here it is, in case you missed it.] Rod Dreher, author of Live Not By Lies: The word “reactionary” suffers from bad press, but as Michael Warren Davis writes, “a reactionary is born every time a Westerner recognizes how entrenched the dogma ofContinue reading “Rod Dreher on ‘The Reactionary Mind’”