The New Criterion is probably more consistently worth reading than any other magazine in English.
Sanity: an obituary
by James Bowman
Connecting race, obituaries, and the sale of The Washington Post.
was right!Support The
As I may have mentioned once or twice before in the course of my periodical surveys of the media, I am something of a collector of military obituaries. Or perhaps I should say that I collect British military obituaries, since the British newspapers I read contain many more notices of Britain’s recently deceased and highly decorated veterans—nearly all of them with fascinating accounts of the actions for which they were awarded their medals—than the American ones do of American ones. Here, apart from local pap ...
This article is available to subscribers and for individual purchase
This article originally appeared in The New Criterion, Volume 32 September 2013, on page 61
Copyright © 2014 The New Criterion | www.newcriterion.comhttp://www.newcriterion.com/articles.cfm/Sanity--an-obituary-7695
E-mail to friend
by James Bowman
Comparing those who disagree with you to Nazis shouldn't be a viable rhetorical strategy, so why is it so common?
October 24 2014
Young friends event: Bushwick Beat Nite
November 04 2014
Friends and Young Friends Event: Election Night Party
November 12 2014
Friends and Young Friends Event: Book Launch Party with Andrew Roberts
The Walter Duranty Prize for Journalistic Mendacity
Introduction to The Kennedy Phenomenon
The Kennedy Phenomenon: "Watching the Kennedy Train-Wreck"