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Breakfast with the Dirt Cult by Samuel Finlay

Breakfast with the Dirt Cult by Samuel Finlay 318 pages, William P. Watkins, $12 A chronicle of the adventures of an American soldier in Afghanistan, this book contrasts the social impact of feminism, the emotional and moral consequences of liberalism, and the breakdown of society with the quest for raw Nietzschean survival as embodied in…

War and Democracy, by Paul Gottfried

War and Democracy by Paul Gottfried 170 pages, Arktos, $21 We have always been fighting the Revolution. This is the thesis, in a more complex form, of Paul Gottfried’s War and Democracy, a collection of essays centered on the instability of modern liberal democracy after the “end of history,” and how it has launched us…

Into the Mirror: The Life of Master Spy Robert P. Hanssen, by Lawrence Schiller

Into the Mirror: The Life of Master Spy Robert P. Hanssen by Lawrence Schiller 317 Pages, HarperCollins, $10 Useful idiots are sometimes not idiots. Often, they are talented people who become bitter and because of an unwillingness to reason through the picture beyond themselves, they end up making horrible decisions that in retrospect they would…

Back to Blood, by Tom Wolfe

Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe 704 pages, Little, Brown, and Company, $17 Schopenhauer says there are three types of writers. The first write for money; the second think so that they may write; the third type write because they have thought of something that needs saying. For five decades now Tom Wolfe has been…

Manifesto for a European Renaissance, by Alain de Benoist and Charles Champetier

Manifesto for a European Renaissance by Alain de Benoist and Charles Champetier 47 pages, Arktos, $9 The problem with ideas is that we recognize what we know, but the unknown takes a long time to understand. Believing that quantity over quality will help us, we often demand “facts” and “examples” as a knee-jerk response to…

White Girl Bleed a Lot: The Return of Race Riots to America, by Colin Flaherty

White Girl Bleed a Lot:The Return of Race Riots to America by Colin Flaherty Second Edition. 260 pages, BookBaby, $5 When the first edition of Colin Flaherty’s brave White Girl Bleed a Lot:The Return of Race Riots to America came out, it was 115 pages of carefully-documented reporting on a topic no one wanted to…

The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy, by Thomas Stanley

The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy by Thomas Stanley and William Danko 272 pages, Taylor Trade Publishing, $9 On the surface, this book attacks the problem of getting wealthy in modern society, but underneath that surface it is a more potent analysis of wealth and how it can replace a native…

Metaphysics of War: Battle Victory and Death in the World of Tradition, by Julius Evola

Metaphysics of War: Battle Victory and Death in the World of Tradition by Julius Evola 150 pages, Arktos, $19 The more radically different that a philosophy is from the dominant paradigm of its age, the more difficult it is to find an entry point. Long detailed explanations lose the reader, and short summaries facilitate assimilation…

Escape From Detroit: The Collapse of America’s Black Metropolis, by Paul Kersey

Escape From Detroit: The Collapse of America’s Black Metropolis by Paul Kersey 374 pages, SBPDL Books, $12 We last checked in with Paul Kersey with his earlier book Hollywood in Blackface, an exploration of the radically different realities of race in movies, and in the physical world. For his next venture, he has launched an…

The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service, by Henry A. Crumpton

The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service by Henry A. Crumpton 327 pages, The Penguin Press, $17 This book is not the unvarnished “truth” of a complex situation, but a well-stated perspective for one of the sides, and as a result will serve as a primary research source for…

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