The Conservative Mind, by Russell Kirk

A Micro-Review/Essay

“Hawthorne’s chief accomplishment: impressing the idea of sin upon a nation which would like to forget it.”

My book still has that smell that all the books from that little bookstore in Niles, Michigan, had. I bought it for $10, back in 1989, when I was a law student. I had little money and even less time at that moment in life, but for…

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Eric Scheske

Eric Scheske

Former editor of Gilbert Mag and columnist for NC Register. Freelance for many print pubs. Publishes here every Monday, plus occasional pieces during the week.