Roadside gift shops are full of jackalopes, whoopie cushions, refrigerator magnets in the shape of states, and all kinds of trash. And yet, each one is like Aladdin’s cave.
Stefan Beck contributes on fiction and other subjects to the Barnes &
Noble Review, The New Criterion, The Weekly Standard, and elsewhere.
America’s college entrance examine wants to do away with difficult vocabulary.
Not quite, but that doesn’t mean we all couldn’t use a refresher in masculine virtues.
The movie was a documentary, after all.
It teaches adventure, independence, and how to navigate by the stars—and along the way, helps kids become the adults we all wish we could be.
Society, essentially other adults, feels the need to judge the decision not to have children. Don’t.
Mark Twain may have savaged its literary ambitions, but a new novel from Avi Steinberg tries to rescue Mormonism’s holy text by treating it like fiction.
In Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy, the self-induced, self-absorbed Greek tragedy of Andrew Lohse.
According to John Lachs’s Meddling, one size does not fit all, and the busybodies telling you how to live your life are the bane of society.
It’s brave enough for a first-time novelist to invade Cheever territory, but it takes real moxie to make your hero one of the rich people love to despise.