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Roger Kimball

Roger Kimball

 

Roger Kimball is Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion and President and Publisher of Encounter Books. He is an art critic for National Review and writes a regular column for PJ Media at Roger's Rules. Mr. Kimball lectures widely and has appeared on national radio and television programs as well as the BBC. He is represented by Writers' Representatives, who can provide details about booking him.

 

Mr. Kimball's latest book is The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia (St. Augustine's Press, 2012). He is also the author of The Rape of the Masters  (Encounter), Lives of the Mind: The Use and Abuse of Intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse (Ivan R. Dee), and Art's Prospect: The Challenge of Tradition in an Age of Celebrity (Ivan R. Dee). Other titles by Mr. Kimball include The Long March: How the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s Changed America (Encounter) and Experiments Against Reality: The Fate of Culture in the Postmodern Age (Ivan R. Dee). Mr. Kimball is also the author ofTenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Our Higher Education (HarperCollins). A new edition of Tenured Radicals, revised and expanded, was published by Ivan R. Dee in 2008.

 

Mr. Kimball is a frequent contributor to many publications here and in England, including The New Criterion, The Times Literary Supplement, Modern Painters, Literary Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Public Interest, Commentary, The Spectator, The New York Times Book Review, The Sunday Telegraph, The American Spectator, The Weekly Standard, National Review, and The National Interest.

 

Mr. Kimball is also a contributor to and co-editor, with Hilton Kramer, of Against the Grain: The New Criterion on Art and Intellect at the End of the Twentieth Century, The Future of the European Past: Essays from The New Criterion, The Betrayal of Liberalism: How the Disciples of Freedom and Equality Helped Foster the Illiberal Politics of Coercion and Control, The Survival of Culture: Permanent Values in a Virtual Age, Lengthened Shadows: America and Its Institutions in the Twenty-First Century, , and Counterpoints: 25 Years of The New Criterion on Culture and the Arts all of which are published by Ivan R. Dee. In addition, Mr. Kimball edited and provided introductions to an edition of Walter Bagehot's Physics and Politics: Or, Thoughts on the Application of the Principles of "Natural Selection" and "Inheritance" to Political Society (Ivan R. Dee) and Against the Idols of the Age (Transaction), an anthology of writings by the Australian philosopher David Stove.

 

Mr. Kimball has served on the Board of Advisors of the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History, the Board of Visitors and Governors of St. John's College, Annapolis and Santa Fe, and Transaction Publishers.  He currently serves on the board of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.

article archive

Introduction: Reagan, Thatcher & the “Special Relationship” | January 2014

An overview of “Reagan, Thatcher & the future of the ‘Special Relationship,’” a symposium organized jointly by The New Criterion and London’s Social Affairs Unit


Introduction: the age of discussion | January 2013

On Walter Bagehot and the progress of civilization.


Future tense, XI: The lessons of culture | June 2012

On culture's role in the economy of life and the fragility of civilization.


Hilton Kramer & the critical temper | May 2012

On the life, work, and mindset of Hilton Kramer.


Shorter notice | February 2012

A review of The Acceptance of Absurdity. Anthony Powell & Robert Vanderbilt Letters 1952-1963, edited by John Saumarez Smith & Jonathan Kooperstein.

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Art's Prospect: The Challenge of Tradition in an Age of Celebrity

Art's Prospect: The Challenge of Tradition in an Age of Celebrity

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Future Tense: The Lessons of Culture in an Age of Upheaval

Future Tense: The Lessons of Culture in an Age of Upheaval

by Roger Kimball

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Introduction to The Kennedy Phenomenon

Roger Kimball introduces The Kennedy Phenomenon, a conference presented by The New Criterion on Tuesday, November 19.

Posted on: 11/22/2013

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