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  1. Books and Music
    Abortion, Set to Music
    First Things, August/September 1996, pp. 42-43
  2. [+]
    The abyss stares back (Review)
    On Looking Into the Abyss, by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    1. On Looking Into the Abyss by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    The New Criterion, June 1994, pp. 70-72
  3. Music
    After Pavarotti
    Commentary, December 2004, pp. 61-64
  4. All in the Dances (2004)
    A Brief Life of George Balanchine
    2 Reviews
  5. Music
    All That (White) Jazz
    Commentary, November 2008, pp. 48-50
  6. [+]
    Almost Famous (Review)
    Dazzler: The Life and Times of Moss Hart, by Steven Bach
    1. Dazzler: The Life and Times of Moss Hart by Steven Bach
    National Review, May 28, 2001, pp. 64-65
  7. America Sorts Itself
    Commentary, July 2008, pp. 60-64
  8. Music
    American Opera in Progress
    Commentary, March 2000, pp. 56-59
  9. [+]
    The American Sound (Review)
    Copland: 1900 Through 1942, by Aaron Copland and Vivian Perlis
    1. Copland: 1900 Through 1942 by Aaron Copland and Vivian Perlis
    National Review, March 8, 1985, p. 51
  10. Music
    The Anti-Modern Modernist
    Commentary, May 1997, pp. 55-59
  11. [+]
    Applied Deconstruction (Review)
    American Psycho, by Bret Easton Ellis
    1. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
    National Review, June 24, 1991, p. 45
  12. Are Movies Art?
    A Canvas for Good Painting and Bad
    The American Enterprise, January 2002, pp. 46-47
  13. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Bing Crosby: The Hollow Man, by Donald Shepherd and Robert F. Slatzer
    1. Bing Crosby: The Hollow Man by Donald Shepherd and Robert F. Slatzer
    National Review, March 19, 1982, p. 314
  14. Art, Artlessness, and Hollywood
    Commentary, October 2008, pp. 46-50
  15. Music
    The Beatles Now
    Commentary, February 2006, pp. 59-62
  16. Music
    Beethoven's Message
    Commentary, February 2003, pp. 53-58
  17. Beyond the Boom (1990)
    New Voices on American Life, Culture, and Politics
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  18. Black, Brown, and Beige
    National Review, July 18, 1986, pp. 59-60
  19. The Book-of-the-Month Club
    The New Criterion, October 1987, pp. 36-44
  20. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Edmund Wilson, by Richard Hauer Costa
    1. Edmund Wilson by Richard Hauer Costa
    National Review, December 11, 1981, p. 1501
  21. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Joe McCarthy and the Press, by Edwin R. Bayley
    1. Joe McCarthy and the Press by Edwin R. Bayley
    National Review, April 30, 1982, p. 504
  22. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Heart of Boswell, by Mark Harris and James Boswell
    1. The Heart of Boswell by Mark Harris and James Boswell
    National Review, August 6, 1982, p. 970
  23. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Liebling at Home, by A.J. Liebling
    1. Liebling at Home by A.J. Liebling
    National Review, December 10, 1982, p. 1565
  24. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Changing World of the Executive, by Peter F. Drucker
    1. The Changing World of the Executive by Peter F. Drucker
    National Review, July 9, 1982, p. 849
  25. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Britten and Auden in the Thirties, by Donald Mitchell
    1. Britten and Auden in the Thirties by Donald Mitchell
    National Review, June 25, 1982, p. 782
  26. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Before the Colors Fade, by Harry Reasoner
    1. Before the Colors Fade by Harry Reasoner
    National Review, March 5, 1982, p. 245
  27. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney, by Andrew A. Rooney
    1. A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney
    National Review, October 1, 1982, p. 1234
  28. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Great Detectives, by Julian Symons
    1. Great Detectives by Julian Symons
    National Review, October 15, 1982, p. 1297
  29. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Hollywood Musical, by Ethan Mordden
    1. The Hollywood Musical by Ethan Mordden
    National Review, September 3, 1982, p. 1101
  30. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Opera on Record, by Alan Blyth
    1. Opera on Record by Alan Blyth
    National Review, April 15, 1983, p. 452
  31. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The New Penguin Stereo Record and Cassette Guide, by Edward Greenfield, Robert Layton, ...
    1. The New Penguin Stereo Record and Cassette Guide by Edward Greenfield, Robert Layton, and Ivan March, ...
    National Review, August 5, 1983, p. 954
  32. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Night Vision, by John Sedgwick
    1. Night Vision by John Sedgwick
    National Review, July 8, 1983, p. 837
  33. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession, by Janet Malcolm
    1. Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession by Janet Malcolm
    National Review, November 25, 1983, p. 1500
  34. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Yesterday's Enemy, by William Haggard
    1. Yesterday's Enemy by William Haggard
    National Review, October 28, 1983, p. 1356
  35. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Essays in Musical Analysis, by Donald Francis Tovey
    1. Essays in Musical Analysis by Donald Francis Tovey
    National Review, April 6, 1984, p. 61
  36. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Arturo Toscanini, by Denis Matthews
    1. Arturo Toscanini by Denis Matthews
    National Review, August 10, 1984, p. 52
  37. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    William F. Buckley, Jr., by Mark Royden Winchell
    1. William F. Buckley, Jr. by Mark Royden Winchell
    National Review, December 14, 1984, pp. 52-53
  38. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Jelly Roll, Jabbo and Fats, by Whitney Balliett
    1. Jelly Roll, Jabbo and Fats by Whitney Balliett
    National Review, February 10, 1984, p. 53
  39. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Natural History of Alcoholism, by George E. Vaillant
    1. Natural History of Alcoholism by George E. Vaillant
    National Review, January 27, 1984, p. 61
  40. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Beethoven: Letters Journals and Conversations, by Michael Hamburger and Beethoven
    1. Beethoven: Letters Journals and Conversations by Michael Hamburger and Beethoven
    National Review, November 16, 1984, p. 60
  41. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Further Up the Organization, by Robert Townsend#2
    1. Further Up the Organization by Robert Townsend#2
    National Review, October 5, 1984, p. 59
  42. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The House of Music, by Samuel Lipman
    1. The House of Music by Samuel Lipman
    National Review, September 21, 1984, p. 60
  43. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Music and Ballet, 1973-1983, by Bernard H. Haggin
    1. Music and Ballet, 1973-1983 by Bernard H. Haggin
    National Review, April 5, 1985, pp. 60-61
  44. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    "How Can You Defend Those People?", by James S. Kunen
    1. "How Can You Defend Those People?" by James S. Kunen
    National Review, May 17, 1985, p. 52
  45. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Partners, by Veronica Geng
    1. Partners by Veronica Geng
    National Review, September 20, 1985, p. 53
  46. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Sinatra: An American Classic, by John Rockwell
    1. Sinatra: An American Classic by John Rockwell
    National Review, April 11, 1986, p. 59
  47. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Selected Notebooks: 1960-1967, by James Gould Cozzens and Matthew J. Bruccoli
    1. Selected Notebooks: 1960-1967 by James Gould Cozzens and Matthew J. Bruccoli
    National Review, February 28, 1986, pp. 60-61
  48. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Jerry Falwell and the Jews, by Merrill Simon
    1. Jerry Falwell and the Jews by Merrill Simon
    National Review, January 31, 1986, p. 68
  49. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Contemplating Music, by Joseph Kerman
    1. Contemplating Music by Joseph Kerman
    National Review, May 23, 1986, pp. 51-53
  50. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Complete Collected Essays, by V.S. Pritchett
    1. Complete Collected Essays by V.S. Pritchett
    National Review, August 3, 1992, p. 49
  51. Music
    Brand-Name Opera
    Commentary, November 1998, pp. 56-59
  52. Music
    Bruno Walter's Way
    Commentary, July-August 2001, pp. 54-58
  53. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Cases Closed (4 Reviews)
    Get Real, by Donald E. Westlake
    1. Get Real by Donald E. Westlake
    2. The Handle by Richard Stark
    3. The Rare Coin Score by Richard Stark
    4. The Seventh by Richard Stark
    The Weekly Standard, December 14, 2009, pp. 30-31
  54. Observations
    Charles Murray's All-Stars
    Commentary, November 2003, pp. 56-62
  55. Dance
    Choreography by Jerome Robbins
    Commentary, April 1997, pp. 58-62
  56. [+]
    A Cinema Classic, Updated (Review)
    The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, by David Thomson
    1. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film by David Thomson
    National Review, March 10, 2003, pp. 49-50
  57. City Limits (1991)
    Memories of a Small-Town Boy
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  58. [+]
    Class Clown (Review)
    Doomed Bourgeois in Love, by Mark C. Henrie
    1. Doomed Bourgeois in Love by Mark C. Henrie
    National Review, January 28, 2002, pp. 57-58
  59. [+]
    The Classic (3 Reviews)
    Just Enough Liebling, by A.J. Liebling
    1. Just Enough Liebling by A.J. Liebling
    2. Between Meals by A.J. Liebling
    3. The Sweet Science by A.J. Liebling
    The Weekly Standard, October 11, 2004, pp. 40-42
  60. Music
    The Color of Jazz
    Commentary, September 1995, pp. 50-53
  61. Coming to Terms with Chesterton
    The American Scholar, Winter 1989, pp. 105-112
  62. The Common Culture, R.I.P.
    The Weekly Standard, October 13, 1997, pp. 33-35
  63. Music
    The Composer and the Commissars
    Commentary, October 1999, pp. 53-56
  64. Music
    Composers for Communism
    Commentary, May 2004, pp. 57-62
  65. [+]
    Critic at Half-Mast (Review)
    The Sixties: The Last Journal, 1960-1972, by Edmund Wilson and Lewis M. Dabney
    1. The Sixties: The Last Journal, 1960-1972 by Edmund Wilson and Lewis M. Dabney
    National Review, August 9, 1993, p. 60
  66. The Cult of the Difficult
    Commentary, December 2007, pp. 66-70
  67. Culture in the Age of Blogging
    Commentary, June 2005, pp. 39-48
  68. [+]
    Cutting Edges (Review)
    Cutting Edges, by Charles Krauthammer
    1. Cutting Edges by Charles Krauthammer
    The American Spectator, November 1985, p. 40
  69. Dance Chronicle
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1999, pp. 290-294
  70. Dance Chronicle
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1999, pp. 635-639
  71. Dance Chronicle
    The Partisan Review, Spring 2000, pp. 281-285
  72. Dance Chronicle
    The Partisan Review, Winter 2001, pp. 186-194
  73. [+]
    A Dancer's Homage (Review)
    Prodigal Son, by Edward Villella and Larry Kaplan
    1. Prodigal Son by Edward Villella and Larry Kaplan
    Commentary, May 1992, pp. 59-60
  74. [+]
    Dangerous Beauty (Review)
    Benjamin Britten, by Humphrey Carpenter
    1. Benjamin Britten by Humphrey Carpenter
    The American Scholar, Spring 1994, pp. 312-314
  75. Music
    The David Helfgott Show
    Commentary, June 1997, pp. 55-58
  76. Books, Arts & Manners
    Dead Center: The Myth of the Middle
    National Review, November 2, 1992, pp. 53-54
  77. Music
    The Death of the Concert
    Commentary, December 1998, pp. 58-61
  78. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Miles Davis, by Ian Carr
    1. Miles Davis by Ian Carr
    National Review, July 22, 1983, p. 888
  79. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    This Man and Music, by Anthony Burgess
    1. This Man and Music by Anthony Burgess
    National Review, June 29, 1984, p. 53
  80. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    From Approximately Coast to Coast..., by Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding
    1. From Approximately Coast to Coast... by Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding
    National Review, July 12, 1985, pp. 60-61
  81. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Glenn Gould Reader, by Tim Page and Glenn Gould
    1. The Glenn Gould Reader by Tim Page and Glenn Gould
    National Review, March 14, 1986, p. 61
  82. Music
    Does Bill Evans Swing?
    Commentary, January 1998, pp. 46-49
  83. Music
    Does Lincoln Center Still Matter?
    Commentary, February 1998, pp. 57-59
  84. Music
    The Dorsey Sound
    Commentary, November 2005, pp. 84-88
  85. [+]
    Dos Passos: A Life (Review)
    Dos Passos: A Life, by Virginia Spencer Carr
    1. Dos Passos: A Life by Virginia Spencer Carr
    The American Spectator, February 1985, p. 44
  86. Music
    The Double Life of Miklos Rozsa
    Commentary, December 2001, pp. 62-66
  87. [+]
    Down and out in British Columbia (Review)
    George Orwell, by Ira Nadel and Peter Buitenhuis
    1. George Orwell by Ira Nadel and Peter Buitenhuis
    The New Criterion, March 1989, pp. 79-83
  88. Elegy for the Woodchopper
    The American Scholar, Summer 1989, pp. 429-435
  89. [+]
    The Enforcer (Review)
    Reverse Angle, by John Simon
    1. Reverse Angle by John Simon
    National Review, April 30, 1982, pp. 494-495
  90. Music
    England's Greatest Composer
    Commentary, June 2000, pp. 58-62
  91. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    Entitlement Publishing (Review)
    The Wind Done Gone, by Alice Randall
    1. The Wind Done Gone by Alice Randall
    National Review, August 20, 2001, p. 44
  92. Books & Arts
    [+]
    The Experience of America (Review)
    The Immediate Experience, by Robert Warshow
    1. The Immediate Experience by Robert Warshow
    The Weekly Standard, March 25, 2002, pp. 31-33
  93. Music
    Fanfare for Aaron Copland
    Commentary, January 1997, pp. 56-61
  94. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    Farewell, Dagny Taggart (Review)
    Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand
    1. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
    National Review, May 14, 1982, p. 566
  95. [+]
    Farewell, Vinegar Puss (Review)
    The Last Laugh, by S.J. Perelman
    1. The Last Laugh by S.J. Perelman
    National Review, November 27, 1981, p. 1427
  96. Books
    [+]
    Father Babbitt's flock (Review)
    Wheat That Springeth Green, by J.F. Powers
    1. Wheat That Springeth Green by J.F. Powers
    The New Criterion, January 1989, pp. 69-73
  97. [+]
    Fell His Pain (Review)
    Hannibal, by Thomas Harris
    1. Hannibal by Thomas Harris
    National Review, July 12, 1999, p. 53
  98. [+]
    Fiction: Are These Your Children? (2 Reviews)
    Less Than Zero, by Bret Easton Ellis
    1. Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
    2. Ransom by Jay McInerney
    National Review, February 14, 1986, pp. 52-53
  99. Music
    Fiddlers Three
    Commentary, April 2004, pp. 56-60
  100. [+]
    A Fine Mess (Review)
    Homer and Langley, by E.L. Doctorow
    1. Homer and Langley by E.L. Doctorow
    The Weekly Standard, November 9, 2009, pp. 32-33
  101. [+]
    First and Last (Review)
    Lead Time: A Journalist's Education, by Garry Wills
    1. Lead Time: A Journalist's Education by Garry Wills
    National Review, June 24, 1983, p. 760
  102. [+]
    Founding Father (Review)
    Radio Priest, by Donald Warren
    1. Radio Priest by Donald Warren
    National Review, August 12, 1996, p. 53
  103. Music
    Free the Piano Player
    Commentary, April 2008, pp. 56-60
  104. Gay Rights and Straight Realities
    National Review, November 11, 1983, pp. 1408-1413
  105. [+]
    Gentleman composer (Review)
    Skyscraper Lullaby, by Howard Pollack
    1. Skyscraper Lullaby by Howard Pollack
    The New Criterion, December 1994, pp. 72-74
  106. Music
    Gershwin at 100
    Commentary, September 1998, pp. 46-51
  107. The Ghosts on the Roof (1989)
    Selected Journalism of Whittaker Chambers 1931-1959
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  108. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Best of Everything, by William Davis
    1. The Best of Everything by William Davis
    National Review, April 16, 1982, p. 441
  109. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Gravedigger, by Joseph Hansen
    1. Gravedigger by Joseph Hansen
    National Review, May 28, 1982, p. 645
  110. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Children Without Childhood, by Marie Winn
    1. Children Without Childhood by Marie Winn
    National Review, December 23, 1983, p. 1628
  111. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Listener's Guide to Great Instrumentalists, by David Hamilton
    1. The Listener's Guide to Great Instrumentalists by David Hamilton
    National Review, February 4, 1983, p. 135
  112. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The New Grove Mozart, by Stanley Sadie
    1. The New Grove Mozart by Stanley Sadie
    National Review, August 24, 1984, p. 61
  113. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Diplomats, by Martin Mayer
    1. The Diplomats by Martin Mayer
    National Review, July 27, 1984, p. 53
  114. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    A Matter of Consequences, by B.F. Skinner
    1. A Matter of Consequences by B.F. Skinner
    National Review, June 1, 1984, pp. 52-53
  115. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Collected Stories of Colette, by Robert Phelps and Colette
    1. The Collected Stories of Colette by Robert Phelps and Colette
    National Review, May 4, 1984, p. 61
  116. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Those Swinging Years, by Charlie Barnet and Stanley Dance
    1. Those Swinging Years by Charlie Barnet and Stanley Dance
    National Review, April 19, 1985, p. 53
  117. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, by Edward R. Tufte
    1. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
    National Review, August 9, 1985, p. 53
  118. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Thinking About the Unthinkable, by Herman Kahn
    1. Thinking About the Unthinkable by Herman Kahn
    National Review, December 13, 1985, p. 53
  119. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Ogilvy on Advertising, by David Ogilvy
    1. Ogilvy on Advertising by David Ogilvy
    National Review, February 8, 1985, p. 61
  120. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Galina: A Russian Story, by Galina Vishnevskaya
    1. Galina: A Russian Story by Galina Vishnevskaya
    National Review, March 22, 1985, p. 60
  121. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Best of The Journal of Irreproducible Results, by George H. Scherr
    1. The Best of The Journal of Irreproducible Results by George H. Scherr
    National Review, October 18, 1985, pp. 60-61
  122. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Inside the Criminal Mind, by Stanton Samenow
    1. Inside the Criminal Mind by Stanton Samenow
    National Review, September 6, 1985, pp. 60-61
  123. [+]
    The Goddess That Failed (Review)
    The Passion of Ayn Rand, by Barbara Branden
    1. The Passion of Ayn Rand by Barbara Branden
    Commentary, July 1986, pp. 68-74
  124. Going Highbrow at the CIA
    Commentary, March 2008, pp. 59-62
  125. [+]
    Good Legwork, Bad Writing (Review)
    Wayward Reporter, by Raymond Sokolov
    1. Wayward Reporter by Raymond Sokolov
    National Review, October 16, 1981, p. 1214
  126. Good Old Books
    Laugh and You Laugh Alone
    National Review, December 23, 1996, pp. 54-55
  127. Music
    Gouldism
    Commentary, December 2002, pp. 61-66
  128. [+]
    The Grand Style (Review)
    The Essential Holmes, by Richard A. Posner and Oliver Wendell Holmes
    1. The Essential Holmes by Richard A. Posner and Oliver Wendell Holmes
    National Review, May 25, 1992, p. 43
  129. Music
    The Great American Songbook
    Part 3
    Commentary, April 2002, pp. 56-60
  130. Music
    The Great American Songbook
    A Critical Guide
    Commentary, February 2002, pp. 56-60
  131. Music
    The Great American Songbook
    Part 2
    Commentary, March 2002, pp. 59-64
  132. Music
    The Great American Songbook
    A Conclusion
    Commentary, May 2002, pp. 65-70
  133. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    Great Expectations (Review)
    The Time of Our Time, by Norman Mailer
    1. The Time of Our Time by Norman Mailer
    National Review, June 22, 1998, p. 56
  134. [+]
    The Gruntler (Review)
    Wodehouse: A Life, by Robert McCrum
    1. Wodehouse: A Life by Robert McCrum
    National Review, December 13, 2004, p. 53
  135. [+]
    Guaranteed Insensitive (Review)
    The Impossible H.L. Mencken, by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers and H.L. Mencken
    1. The Impossible H.L. Mencken by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers and H.L. Mencken
    National Review, February 3, 1992, p. 45
  136. [+]
    A Guy's Guy (2 Reviews)
    The Mike Hammer Collection, Vol. I, by Mickey Spillane
    1. The Mike Hammer Collection, Vol. I by Mickey Spillane
    2. The Mike Hammer Collection, Vol. II by Mickey Spillane
    National Review, October 1, 2001, pp. 50-51
  137. [+]
    Harry, Teddy & Whit (Review)
    Harry and Teddy, by Thomas Griffith
    1. Harry and Teddy by Thomas Griffith
    The New Criterion, May 1995, pp. 72-74
  138. Music
    "Harvey Milk," Etc.
    Commentary, July 1995, pp. 52-54
  139. Music
    Haydn!
    Commentary, January 2005, pp. 63-66
  140. Music
    The Heroine Who Wasn't
    Commentary, September 2008, pp. 57-60
  141. Books, Arts & Manners
    Hitchcock at 100
    The achievements of a cinematic force
    National Review, August 30, 1999, p. 45
  142. Music
    Hitler's Accompanists
    Commentary, January 2008, pp. 50-52
  143. Music
    The Hollywood Musical Donw Right
    Commentary, February 2008, pp. 49-52
  144. Music
    Holy Minimalism
    Commentary, April 1995, pp. 50-52
  145. Music
    Homage to Bix
    Commentary, September 2005, pp. 65-68
  146. Horse Opera
    Randolph Scott and the art of the western
    The Weekly Standard, June 3, 2002, pp. 31-34
  147. How Good Was Leonard Bernstein?
    Commentary, October 1994, pp. 49-54
  148. Music
    I Heart It at the Movies
    Commentary, November 1996, pp. 53-57
  149. I.B. Singer and Me
    Commentary, September 2004, pp. 71-75
  150. [+]
    If Looks Could Kill (Review)
    Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003 Film), by Peter Weir
    1. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003 Film) by Peter Weir
    National Review, December 31, 2003, p. 41
  151. [+]
    In Harmony (Review)
    Emblems of Mind, by Edward Rothstein
    1. Emblems of Mind by Edward Rothstein
    Commentary, June 1995, pp. 55-56
  152. [+]
    In the Arena (Review)
    In the Arena: An Autobiography, by Charlton Heston
    1. In the Arena: An Autobiography by Charlton Heston
    The American Spectator, January 1996, p. 68
  153. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    Inner Chambers (Review)
    Whittaker Chambers: A Biography, by Sam Tanenhaus
    1. Whittaker Chambers: A Biography by Sam Tanenhaus
    National Review, February 10, 1997, pp. 49-50
  154. [+]
    The Innocence of Blackford Oakes (Review)
    Marco Polo, If You Can, by William F. Buckley, Jr.
    1. Marco Polo, If You Can by William F. Buckley, Jr.
    National Review, January 22, 1982, pp. 56-57
  155. [+]
    Inside a Christian School (Review)
    God's Choice, by Alan Peshkin
    1. God's Choice by Alan Peshkin
    Commentary, September 1986, pp. 66-69
  156. [+]
    Irregular Combinations (Review)
    The Kindness of Strangers, by Donald Spoto
    1. The Kindness of Strangers by Donald Spoto
    National Review, October 18, 1985, pp. 54-55
  157. Music
    Is the Musical Comedy Dead?
    Commentary, June 2004, pp. 47-52
  158. [+]
    It Isn't Even Past (Review)
    Bandbox, by Thomas Mallon
    1. Bandbox by Thomas Mallon
    National Review, April 5, 2004, pp. 56-57
  159. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    James Clavell, Storyteller (Review)
    Noble House, by James Clavell
    1. Noble House by James Clavell
    National Review, November 12, 1982, pp. 1420-1423
  160. [+]
    James Joyce & Doris Day (Review)
    Fame in the Twentieth Century, by Clive James
    1. Fame in the Twentieth Century by Clive James
    Commentary, November 1993, pp. 60-61
  161. Jazz
    The Wilson Quarterly, Summer 1988, pp. 66-76
  162. Music
    Jazz & Its Explainers
    Commentary, February 2001, pp. 58-61
  163. Music
    Jazz as Modern Art
    Commentary, January 2003, pp. 49-54
  164. Music
    Jazz Masterpieces
    Part 2
    Commentary, December 1999, pp. 59-64
  165. Music
    Jazz Masterpieces
    A Finale
    Commentary, January 2000, pp. 55-60
  166. [+]
    Jazzmen (Review)
    Meet Me at Jim and Andy's, by Gene Lees
    1. Meet Me at Jim and Andy's by Gene Lees
    Commentary, January 1989, pp. 69-70
  167. Dance
    Jerome Robbins in Person
    Commentary, October 2004, pp. 76-80
  168. [+]
    Journalism, Hollywood-Style (2 Reviews)
    Good Night, and Good Luck (2005 Film), by George Clooney
    1. Good Night, and Good Luck (2005 Film) by George Clooney
    2. Capote (2005 Film) by Bennett Miller
    Commentary, December 2005, pp. 69-72
  169. [+]
    Jumpin' at the Gulag (Review)
    Red and Hot, by S. Frederick Starr
    1. Red and Hot by S. Frederick Starr
    National Review, August 19, 1983, pp. 1025-1026
  170. Observations
    Justice to John P. Marquand
    Commentary, October 1987, pp. 54-59
  171. Kandinsky's Mistake
    Commentary, March 2004, pp. 52-56
  172. Music
    King of the Jazz Age
    Commentary, December 2003, pp. 58-62
  173. Kingsley Amis
    The New Criterion, November 1988, pp. 8-17
  174. A la Francaise
    Commentary, April 2003, pp. 58-62
  175. Music
    The Last German Master
    Commentary, January 2002, pp. 47-52
  176. [+]
    The Last Modernist (Review)
    George Balanchine, Ballet Master, by Richard Buckle and John Taras
    1. George Balanchine, Ballet Master by Richard Buckle and John Taras
    Commentary, August 1988, pp. 68-69
  177. [+]
    Letter from Cowtown (Review)
    Third Helpings, by Calvin Trillin
    1. Third Helpings by Calvin Trillin
    National Review, September 30, 1983, p. 1221
  178. Letters
    Commentary, November 1986, pp. 2-20
  179. Letters
    Commentary, December 1987, pp. 2-12
  180. Letters
    Commentary, July 1987, pp. 2-16
  181. Letters
    Commentary, June 1988, pp. 2-16
  182. Letters
    Commentary, June 1992, pp. 4-20
  183. Letters
    Policy Review, Fall 1985, pp. 4-11
  184. Music
    Letters of the Composers
    Commentary, February 2005, pp. 74-78
  185. [+]
    Liberalism Lite (Review)
    Curse of the Giant Muffins, by Michael Kinsley
    1. Curse of the Giant Muffins by Michael Kinsley
    Commentary, November 1987, p. 77
  186. [+]
    Liebling Ho! (Review)
    Liebling Abroad, by A.J. Liebling
    1. Liebling Abroad by A.J. Liebling
    National Review, July 24, 1981, p. 852
  187. [+]
    Lifestyles of the Rich and Anxious (Review)
    Money and Class in America, by Lewis H. Lapham
    1. Money and Class in America by Lewis H. Lapham
    National Review, April 29, 1988, p. 46
  188. Literature: Writing Right
    Conservative novelists
    National Review, November 23, 1998, p. 53
  189. Music
    Lives of the (Jazz) Artists
    Commentary, October 2002, pp. 65-70
  190. Observations
    Living with Art
    Commentary, February 2004, pp. 53-58
  191. [+]
    Lowbrow Apotheosis (Review)
    5001 Nights at the Movies~~Five Thousand and One Nights at the Movies, by Pauline Kael
    1. 5001 Nights at the Movies~~Five Thousand and One Nights at the Movies by Pauline Kael
    National Review, February 18, 1983, pp. 197-198
  192. Music
    Mahler in Manhattan
    Commentary, June 2008, pp. 52-56
  193. Music
    The Major Minor Mozart
    Commentary, January 2006, pp. 64-68
  194. [+]
    A Man of Medium Height (Review)
    The Poems and Sketches of E. B. White, by E.B. White
    1. The Poems and Sketches of E. B. White by E.B. White
    National Review, September 17, 1982, pp. 1160-1161
  195. [+]
    Man of the 30's (Review)
    Rebellions, Perversities and Main Events, by Murray Kempton
    1. Rebellions, Perversities and Main Events by Murray Kempton
    Commentary, July 1994, pp. 62-66
  196. [+]
    Man of the Century (Review)
    Bernard Shaw, Vol III, by Michael Holroyd
    1. Bernard Shaw, Vol III by Michael Holroyd
    Commentary, February 1992, pp. 56-58
  197. Music
    Master of the Art Song
    Commentary, May 2005, pp. 72-76
  198. Music
    Masterpieces of Jazz
    A Critical Guide
    Commentary, November 1999, pp. 46-51
  199. Music
    Masterpieces of the Century
    A Critical Guide
    Commentary, April 1999, pp. 46-50
  200. Music
    Masterpieces of the Century
    A Finale
    Commentary, June 1999, pp. 55-59
  201. Music
    Masterpieces of the Century
    Part 2
    Commentary, May 1999, pp. 61-66
  202. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Maugham's the Word (Review)
    The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham, by Selina Hastings
    1. The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham by Selina Hastings
    The Weekly Standard, August 30, 2010, pp. 28-30
  203. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    McCarthy & His Friends (Review)
    The Redhunter, by William F. Buckley, Jr.
    1. The Redhunter by William F. Buckley, Jr.
    National Review, June 14, 1999, p. 47
  204. [+]
    Mencken in the Mirror (Review)
    A Choice of Days, by H.L. Mencken
    1. A Choice of Days by H.L. Mencken
    National Review, June 11, 1982, pp. 705-707
  205. Books
    [+]
    Mencken vs. Mencken (Review)
    The Diary of H.L. Mencken, by Charles A. Fecher and H.L. Mencken
    1. The Diary of H.L. Mencken by Charles A. Fecher and H.L. Mencken
    The New Criterion, May 1990, pp. 65-72
  206. Music
    Mendelssohn the Master
    Commentary, March 2001, pp. 53-57
  207. Music
    Mister Waller's Regrets
    Commentary, April 2006, pp. 65-68
  208. Music
    Modernism With a Smile
    Commentary, April 1998, pp. 47-50
  209. [+]
    Monologues in Disguise (5 Reviews)
    Conversations with Igor Stravinsky, by Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft
    1. Conversations with Igor Stravinsky by Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft
    2. Memories and Commentaries by Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft
    3. Expositions and Developments by Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft
    4. Dialogues by Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft
    5. Themes and Conclusions by Igor Stravinsky
    National Review, February 24, 1984, p. 57
  210. Music
    Moral (and Musical) Equivalence
    Commentary, November 2002, pp. 60-64
  211. Music
    Mourning Nancy LaMott
    Commentary, May 1996, pp. 57-61
  212. Observations
    [+]
    Movies and Middle-Class Range (Review)
    Falling Down (1993 Film), by Joel Schumacher
    1. Falling Down (1993 Film) by Joel Schumacher
    Commentary, May 1993, pp. 52-54
  213. [+]
    Mr. Pinfold's Revenge (Review)
    The Revenge of the Philistines, by Hilton Kramer
    1. The Revenge of the Philistines by Hilton Kramer
    National Review, March 28, 1986, pp. 58-59
  214. Music
    Ms. Wonder-Child, For Example
    Commentary, March 1996, pp. 56-59
  215. [+]
    Much Ado about Movies (Review)
    American Movie Critics, by Phillip Lopate
    1. American Movie Critics by Phillip Lopate
    National Review, July 3, 2006, p. 52
  216. The Murder Artist
    Commentary, September 2003, pp. 56-60
  217. Music: Beyong the Musical Avant-Garde
    Commentary, October 2007, pp. 56-58
  218. Music: The Amateur as Critic
    Commentary, November 2007, pp. 70-72
  219. Nat King Cole
    The American Scholar, Summer 1992, pp. 437-443
  220. The National Prospect
    Commentary, November 1995, p. 108
  221. The Nation's Pulse
    Dream Street
    The American Spectator, December 1985, p. 33
  222. The Nation's Pulse
    The Best TV Documentary of 1988
    The American Spectator, February 1989, p. 27
  223. Music
    The New Tonalists
    Commentary, December 1997, pp. 53-57
  224. Music
    No More Great Composers?
    Commentary, August 1997, pp. 58-60
  225. Music
    Noah Greenberg's Revolution
    Commentary, October 2001, pp. 68-72
  226. [+]
    Nobody Knows His Name (2 Reviews)
    James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories, by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
    1. James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
    2. James Baldwin: Collected Essays by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
    National Review, February 9, 1998, pp. 50-51
  227. Music
    Not the Metropolitan Opera
    Commentary, December 1996, pp. 59-61
  228. [+]
    Nothing Much To Say (Review)
    James Agee: A Life, by Laurence Bergreen
    1. James Agee: A Life by Laurence Bergreen
    National Review, February 22, 1985, pp. 46-47
  229. [+]
    Now Way to Treat a Lady (Review)
    Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism, by Joan Acocella
    1. Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism by Joan Acocella
    National Review, March 20, 2000, pp. 54-56
  230. [+]
    The Old Girl, Still Kickin' (Review)
    Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand
    1. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
    National Review, November 19, 2007, pp. 46-49
  231. Music
    On "The New Grove II"
    Commentary, September 2001, pp. 62-66
  232. [+]
    One Side Fits All (2 Reviews)
    Reporting World War II, Part One, by Samuel Hynes, Anne Matthews, and Nancy Caldwell So...
    1. Reporting World War II, Part One by Samuel Hynes, Anne Matthews, and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, ...
    2. Reporting World War II, Part Two by Samuel Hynes, Anne Matthews, and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, ...
    National Review, November 6, 1995, p. 64
  233. Music
    Opera USA
    Commentary, July-August 1999, pp. 75-79
  234. Music
    Opera, Grand and Grandiose
    Commentary, January 2004, pp. 51-54
  235. [+]
    Out of Hand (Review)
    Beyond Malice, by Richard M. Clurman
    1. Beyond Malice by Richard M. Clurman
    National Review, August 5, 1988, p. 47
  236. Music
    (Over)Praising Duke Ellington
    Commentary, September 1996, pp. 74-77
  237. [+]
    Performance Artist (Review)
    Franz Liszt: The Final Years, 1861-1886, by Alan Walker
    1. Franz Liszt: The Final Years, 1861-1886 by Alan Walker
    Commentary, August 1996, pp. 100-101
  238. [+]
    Play It Again, Alger (Review)
    Recollections of a Life, by Alger Hiss
    1. Recollections of a Life by Alger Hiss
    Chronicles, November 1988, p. 34
  239. [+]
    Playing the Sap (2 Reviews)
    Dashiell Hammett: A Life, by Diane Johnson
    1. Dashiell Hammett: A Life by Diane Johnson
    2. Hammett: A Life at the Edge by William F. Nolan
    National Review, April 20, 1984, pp. 48-51
  240. "Politics" & Anthony Powell
    The New Criterion, May 1992, pp. 24-32
  241. Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong (2009)
    7 Reviews, 1 Readable
  242. The Pornography Report That Never Was
    Commentary, August 1987, pp. 51-57
  243. [+]
    Portrait of a Poseur (Review)
    Katherine Anne Porter: A Life, by Joan Givner
    1. Katherine Anne Porter: A Life by Joan Givner
    National Review, September 2, 1983, pp. 1085-1086
  244. [+]
    Preacher's Progress (Review)
    Oral Roberts: An American Life, by David Edwin Harrell, Jr.
    1. Oral Roberts: An American Life by David Edwin Harrell, Jr.
    Commentary, February 1986, pp. 76-78
  245. Prime-Time Patriotism
    Commentary, November 2001, pp. 51-56
  246. The Problem of Shostakovich
    Commentary, February 1995, pp. 46-49
  247. Music
    Prokofiev's Return
    Commentary, October 2003, pp. 72-78
  248. Observations
    Rap and Racism
    Commentary, March 1990, pp. 60-62
  249. Notebook
    Rapping with Dr. Baker
    The New Criterion, September 1993, pp. 91-102
  250. Music
    The Real Stravinski
    Commentary, July-August 2000, pp. 58-62
  251. Rebecca West
    The New Criterion, January 1988, pp. 13-21
  252. [+]
    Reconsiderations: Be Careful What You Ask For (Review)
    Point of No Return, by John P. Marquand
    1. Point of No Return by John P. Marquand
    National Review, November 23, 2009, pp. 56-57
  253. [+]
    Reconsiderations: The Other O'Connor (3 Reviews)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    2. The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor
    3. All in the Family by Edwin O'Connor
    National Review, June 22, 2009, pp. 48-49
  254. [+]
    Reconsiderations: Truth Without Bullets (Review)
    Guard of Honor, by James Gould Cozzens
    1. Guard of Honor by James Gould Cozzens
    National Review, October 5, 2009, pp. 52-53
  255. Music
    Record Blues
    Commentary, January 1996, pp. 55-58
  256. [+]
    Remember Laughter (Review)
    Remember Laughter, by Neil A. Grauer
    1. Remember Laughter by Neil A. Grauer
    The American Spectator, February 1995, p. 70
  257. Articles
    Republican Nation, Democratic Nation?
    Commentary, January 2001, pp. 23-28
  258. [+]
    Correspondence (Review)
    The Selected Letters of Raymond Chandler, by Frank MacShane and Raymond Chandler
    1. The Selected Letters of Raymond Chandler by Frank MacShane and Raymond Chandler
    The American Spectator, January 1982, p. 35
  259. [+]
    The Campus/A Conservative Paper Chase (Review)
    The Portable Kipling, by Irving Howe and Rudyard Kipling
    1. The Portable Kipling by Irving Howe and Rudyard Kipling
    The American Spectator, October 1982, p. 36
  260. [+]
    American Document/How Does the State Imagine? (2 Reviews)
    Low Tide, by Fernanda Eberstadt
    1. Low Tide by Fernanda Eberstadt
    2. One for the Money by Dick Belsky
    The American Spectator, April 1986, p. 42
  261. [+]
    Spectator's Journal/Assad's New Pal (Review)
    The Bloody Crossroads, by Norman Podhoretz
    1. The Bloody Crossroads by Norman Podhoretz
    The American Spectator, August 1986, p. 38
  262. [+]
    The Great American Saloon Series/Rick's Cafe Americain (2 Reviews)
    Brideshead Benighted, by Auberon Waugh
    1. Brideshead Benighted by Auberon Waugh
    2. The Diaries of Auberon Waugh by Auberon Waugh
    The American Spectator, December 1986, p. 52
  263. [+]
    The Talkies/Lost in Africa (Review)
    Into Eternity, by Frank MacShane
    1. Into Eternity by Frank MacShane
    The American Spectator, February 1986, p. 51
  264. [+]
    Politique Internationale/A Touch of Crass (Review)
    But Do Blondes Prefer Gentlemen?, by Anthony Burgess
    1. But Do Blondes Prefer Gentlemen? by Anthony Burgess
    The American Spectator, March 1986, p. 43
  265. [+]
    Politique Internationale/Governor Garlic (Review)
    The Outside Story, by Richard Brookhiser
    1. The Outside Story by Richard Brookhiser
    The American Spectator, May 1986, p. 37
  266. [+]
    The Nation's Pulse/Summer Guests (Review)
    Vintage Muggeridge, by Geoffrey Barlow and Malcolm Muggeridge
    1. Vintage Muggeridge by Geoffrey Barlow and Malcolm Muggeridge
    The American Spectator, October 1986, p. 45
  267. [+]
    The Talkies/Tough Guys (Review)
    Mother Angelica's Answers, Not Promises, by Mother M. Angelica and Christine Allison
    1. Mother Angelica's Answers, Not Promises by Mother M. Angelica and Christine Allison
    The American Spectator, August 1987, pp. 50-51
  268. [+]
    The Great American Saloon Series/Harry's on Hanover Square (Review)
    From This Moment On, by Jeffrey Hart
    1. From This Moment On by Jeffrey Hart
    The American Spectator, June 1987, p. 41
  269. [+]
    The Hoosier Pulse/Hooping It Up (Review)
    His Way, by Kitty Kelley
    1. His Way by Kitty Kelley
    The American Spectator, March 1987, pp. 49-50
  270. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Night Creature, by Whitney Balliett
    1. Night Creature by Whitney Balliett
    National Review, April 2, 1982, pp. 374-377
  271. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Backtrack, by Joseph Hansen
    1. Backtrack by Joseph Hansen
    National Review, December 24, 1982, p. 1630
  272. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Hardboiled America, by Geoffrey O'Brien
    1. Hardboiled America by Geoffrey O'Brien
    National Review, February 5, 1982, pp. 186-189
  273. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Hardboiled America, by Geoffrey O'Brien
    1. Hardboiled America by Geoffrey O'Brien
    National Review, February 19, 1982, pp. 186-189
  274. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Sweet Man: The Real Duke Ellington, by Don R. George
    1. Sweet Man: The Real Duke Ellington by Don R. George
    National Review, January 22, 1982, p. 73
  275. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly Into the Past, by Ross Macdonald and Ralph B. Sipper
    1. Self-Portrait: Ceaselessly Into the Past by Ross Macdonald and Ralph B. Sipper
    National Review, November 26, 1982, p. 1500
  276. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Psychiatrist of America, by Helen Swick Perry
    1. Psychiatrist of America by Helen Swick Perry
    National Review, October 29, 1982, pp. 1365-1367
  277. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Recollections of Death, by Michael B. Sabom
    1. Recollections of Death by Michael B. Sabom
    National Review, December 9, 1983, p. 1568
  278. [+]
    The Right Books (Review)
    Straight Talk About Mental Tests, by Arthur R. Jensen
    1. Straight Talk About Mental Tests by Arthur R. Jensen
    National Review, January 21, 1983, pp. 68-71
  279. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Where Have I Been? An Autobiography, by Sid Caesar and Bill Davidson
    1. Where Have I Been? An Autobiography by Sid Caesar and Bill Davidson
    National Review, March 18, 1983, p. 340
  280. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Findings, by Leonard Bernstein
    1. Findings by Leonard Bernstein
    National Review, May 13, 1983, pp. 580-583
  281. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Dark Side of Genius, by Donald Spoto
    1. The Dark Side of Genius by Donald Spoto
    National Review, September 16, 1983, pp. 1161-1163
  282. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Present Perspectives, by Robert Craft
    1. Present Perspectives by Robert Craft
    National Review, December 28, 1984, p. 53
  283. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Shrinking of America, by Bernie Zilbergeld
    1. The Shrinking of America by Bernie Zilbergeld
    National Review, March 9, 1984, p. 61
  284. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Edmund Wilson's America, by George H. Douglas
    1. Edmund Wilson's America by George H. Douglas
    National Review, January 11, 1985, pp. 60-61
  285. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Flower and the Leaf, by Malcolm Cowley
    1. The Flower and the Leaf by Malcolm Cowley
    National Review, November 1, 1985, pp. 76-77
  286. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The King of the Cats, by F.W. Dupee
    1. The King of the Cats by F.W. Dupee
    National Review, November 15, 1985, pp. 60-61
  287. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Arthur Sullivan: A Victorian Musician, by Arthur Jacobs
    1. Arthur Sullivan: A Victorian Musician by Arthur Jacobs
    National Review, April 25, 1986, p. 60
  288. [+]
    On the Right (Review)
    Richard Tucker: A Biography, by James A. Drake
    1. Richard Tucker: A Biography by James A. Drake
    National Review, May 9, 1986, pp. 62-65
  289. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Fools' Names, Fools' Faces, by Andrew Ferguson
    1. Fools' Names, Fools' Faces by Andrew Ferguson
    National Review, September 30, 1996, p. 70
  290. Shorter notices
    [+]
    Fuss & featherweights (Review)
    Fortunate Lives, by Robb Forman Dew
    1. Fortunate Lives by Robb Forman Dew
    The New Criterion, June 1992, p. 82
  291. [+]
    Autumn epitaph (Review)
    Vice Versa, by Marjorie Garber
    1. Vice Versa by Marjorie Garber
    The New Criterion, June 1995, pp. 86-87
  292. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    Revolution in the Making (Review)
    Crime and Human Nature, by James Q. Wilson and Richard J. Herrnstein
    1. Crime and Human Nature by James Q. Wilson and Richard J. Herrnstein
    National Review, November 29, 1985, pp. 44-45
  293. Music
    The Riddle of Yehudi Menuhin
    Commentary, June 2001, pp. 52-56
  294. [+]
    Right Enough (Review)
    Truman, by David McCullough
    1. Truman by David McCullough
    National Review, July 6, 1992, p. 49
  295. [+]
    Right on the Money (Review)
    Clement Greenberg: A Life, by Florence Rubenfeld
    1. Clement Greenberg: A Life by Florence Rubenfeld
    National Review, May 18, 1998, p. 56
  296. Music
    Romancing the Score
    Commentary, July-August 2003, pp. 65-68
  297. Music
    Romantics' Return
    Commentary, July-August 2005, pp. 62-66
  298. [+]
    Rude Awakenings (Review)
    Rude Awakenings, by Richard W. White, Jr.
    1. Rude Awakenings by Richard W. White, Jr.
    The American Spectator, December 1992, pp. 68-69
  299. [+]
    Ryder Redux (Review)
    Charles Ryder's Schooldays and Other Stories, by Evelyn Waugh
    1. Charles Ryder's Schooldays and Other Stories by Evelyn Waugh
    National Review, June 10, 1983, p. 702
  300. Observations
    Salinger Then and Now
    Commentary, September 1987, pp. 61-65
  301. Music
    Samuel Barber's Revenge
    Commentary, April 1996, pp. 55-58
  302. Music
    Satchmo and the Scholars
    Commentary, March 2006, pp. 64-66
  303. Music
    Saving Lipatti
    Commentary, May 2006, pp. 65-68
  304. Music
    Schubert Lives
    Commentary, March 1997, pp. 57-61
  305. [+]
    Schumpeter Without Tears (Review)
    Innovation and Entrepreneurship, by Peter F. Drucker
    1. Innovation and Entrepreneurship by Peter F. Drucker
    National Review, July 26, 1985, pp. 43-44
  306. A Second Mencken Chrestomathy (1995)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  307. [+]
    Seeing It Now (Review)
    Friendlyvision, by Ralph Engelman
    1. Friendlyvision by Ralph Engelman
    The Weekly Standard, July 13, 2009, pp. 34-35
  308. Music
    Selling Dvorak Short
    Commentary, March 2003, pp. 70-74
  309. Music
    The Shy Master
    Commentary, June 2003, pp. 54-58
  310. [+]
    Silly Babbitt (Review)
    Sinclair Lewis: Rebel from Main Street, by Richard R. Lingeman
    1. Sinclair Lewis: Rebel from Main Street by Richard R. Lingeman
    National Review, March 11, 2002, pp. 51-52
  311. Music
    Singing the Classical-Music Blues
    Commentary, April 2005, pp. 71-74
  312. The Skeptic (2002)
    A Life of H. L. Mencken
    14 Reviews, 5 Readable
  313. [+]
    So terribly correct (2 Reviews)
    Dictatorship of Virtue, by Richard Bernstein
    1. Dictatorship of Virtue by Richard Bernstein
    2. Two Steps Ahead of the Thought Police by John Leo
    The New Criterion, September 1994, pp. 82-84
  314. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    A Solid Single (Review)
    The New Season, by George F. Will
    1. The New Season by George F. Will
    National Review, December 31, 1987, p. 41
  315. Books in Review
    [+]
    "Some" of the News (Review)
    Murrow: His Life and Times, by A.M. Sperber
    1. Murrow: His Life and Times by A.M. Sperber
    Commentary, June 1986, pp. 68-72
  316. Music
    Sondheim's Operas
    Commentary, May 2003, pp. 57-62
  317. Music
    The Soul of Marian Anderson
    Commentary, April 2000, pp. 53-57
  318. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Sauce for the Goose, by Peter De Vries
    1. Sauce for the Goose by Peter De Vries
    National Review, August 20, 1982, p. 1038
  319. [+]
    Special Correspondence (Review)
    W.H. Auden: A Biography, by Humphrey Carpenter
    1. W.H. Auden: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter
    The American Spectator, February 1982, pp. 36-37
  320. Departments
    Spectator's Journal
    Carrot and Shtick
    The American Spectator, October 1989, pp. 30-31
  321. Music
    Stravinsky & Co.
    Commentary, June 2006, pp. 57-62
  322. [+]
    A Subtler Bias (Review)
    The Media Elite, by S. Robert Lichter, Stanley Rothman, and Linda S. Lichter, ...
    1. The Media Elite by S. Robert Lichter, Stanley Rothman, and Linda S. Lichter, ...
    Commentary, January 1987, pp. 78-82
  323. [+]
    Such, Such Were the Joys (Review)
    The Joys of National Review, 1955-1980, by Priscilla L. Buckley
    1. The Joys of National Review, 1955-1980 by Priscilla L. Buckley
    National Review, August 28, 1995, pp. 44-45
  324. Music
    Swinging With Benny Goodman
    Commentary, May 1998, pp. 63-67
  325. [+]
    Tailored Impulses (3 Reviews)
    Setting the Tone, by Ned Rorem
    1. Setting the Tone by Ned Rorem
    2. The Paris Diary and the New York Diary, 1951-1961 by Ned Rorem
    3. The Later Diaries of Ned Rorem, 1961-1972 by Ned Rorem
    National Review, July 13, 1984, p. 48
  326. Music
    Taking Sinatra Seriously
    Commentary, September 1997, pp. 55-58
  327. Music
    A Tale of Two Mezzos
    Commentary, June 1996, pp. 55-58
  328. Music
    Tchaikovsky's Passion
    Commentary, March 1999, pp. 55-59
  329. Television
    Need Help? Call Nietzsche
    National Review, August 15, 1986, p. 48
  330. Television
    Searching for Horizontal
    National Review, November 21, 1986, p. 65
  331. [+]
    Television (Review)
    Little Gulag on the Prairie
    1. Amerika (1987 Film) by Donald Wrye
    National Review, February 27, 1987, p. 57
  332. Television
    Good-Bye to All That
    National Review, January 30, 1987, p. 63
  333. Television
    The Cloud of Seriousness
    National Review, October 23, 1987, pp. 62-63
  334. Television
    Dare To Be Pompous
    National Review, March 18, 1988, p. 55
  335. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Critics Bear It Away, by Frederick Crews
    1. The Critics Bear It Away by Frederick Crews
    National Review, October 5, 1992, p. 68
  336. Television/I'd Rather Not
    The American Spectator, December 1987, p. 76
  337. Television: A Nero as Hero
    A&E's Nero Wolfe
    National Review, August 12, 2002, pp. 51-53
  338. Television: In Praise of Drabness
    National Review, August 4, 2008, pp. 51-52
  339. [+]
    Television: Mind Candy (Review)
    Inside Prime Time, by Todd Gitlin
    1. Inside Prime Time by Todd Gitlin
    National Review, November 2, 1984, p. 53
  340. Television: The Road Goes On Forever
    National Review, January 25, 2010, p. 52
  341. A Terry Teachout Reader (2004)
    3 Reviews
  342. [+]
    That Wascally Pwofessor (Review)
    Chuck Jones, by Hugh Kenner
    1. Chuck Jones by Hugh Kenner
    National Review, October 24, 1994, pp. 68-69
  343. [+]
    They Admit It! (Review)
    Radical Hollywood, by Paul Buhle and Dave Wagner
    1. Radical Hollywood by Paul Buhle and Dave Wagner
    National Review, July 29, 2002, p. 46
  344. [+]
    Three Ways of Looking at a Concert (3 Reviews)
    Facing the Music, by Harold C. Schonberg
    1. Facing the Music by Harold C. Schonberg
    2. A Virgil Thomson Reader by Virgil Thomson
    3. Music of Three More Seasons, 1977-1980 by Andrew Porter
    National Review, August 6, 1982, p. 966
  345. Urbanities
    The Tie That Binds
    City Journal, Autumn 1990, pp. 57-60
  346. [+]
    Tom Wolfe: Telling New York (Review)
    The Bonfire of the Vanities, by Tom Wolfe
    1. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
    National Review, December 19, 2005, pp. 115-117
  347. Music
    Too Marvelous for Words
    Was Johnny Mercer a poet?
    Commentary, November 2004, pp. 61-66
  348. Music
    Toscanini Lives
    Commentary, July-August 2002, pp. 58-62
  349. [+]
    Tragic Decline (Review)
    The Price of the Ticket, by James Baldwin
    1. The Price of the Ticket by James Baldwin
    Commentary, December 1985, pp. 76-82
  350. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    A Year at the Met, by Patrick J. Smith
    1. A Year at the Met by Patrick J. Smith
    National Review, May 18, 1984, p. 53
  351. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Temptation to Do Good, by Peter F. Drucker
    1. The Temptation to Do Good by Peter F. Drucker
    National Review, May 31, 1985, p. 53
  352. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Smart Women, by Judy Blume
    1. Smart Women by Judy Blume
    National Review, October 4, 1985, p. 53
  353. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography, by Meryle Secrest
    1. Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography by Meryle Secrest
    National Review, February 1, 1993, p. 65
  354. Music
    The Trouble with Karajan
    Commentary, May 2000, pp. 55-58
  355. [+]
    Trumpet of Outrage (Review)
    Arguing for Music, Arguing for Culture, by Samuel Lipman
    1. Arguing for Music, Arguing for Culture by Samuel Lipman
    National Review, December 3, 1990, p. 47
  356. [+]
    A Twitch Upon the Thread (Review)
    The Penguin Complete Father Brown, by G.K. Chesterton
    1. The Penguin Complete Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton
    National Review, October 1, 1982, pp. 1230-1231
  357. Music
    Two Cheers for Kurt Masur
    Commentary, August 1995, pp. 52-54
  358. Music
    Two Fallen Stars
    Commentary, July 1998, pp. 55-59
  359. [+]
    Unholy Ghost (Review)
    John Maynard Keynes, by Charles H. Hession
    1. John Maynard Keynes by Charles H. Hession
    National Review, June 14, 1985, pp. 43-44
  360. Music
    Unloved Elgar
    Commentary, July-August 2004, pp. 42-46
  361. Music
    An Unloved Romantic
    Commentary, October 1997, pp. 55-58
  362. [+]
    A Vert Nice Boy (Review)
    Last Train to Memphis, by Peter Guralnick
    1. Last Train to Memphis by Peter Guralnick
    National Review, February 6, 1995, p. 70
  363. [+]
    The Vice of a Virtue (Review)
    The Moral Compass, by William J. Bennett
    1. The Moral Compass by William J. Bennett
    National Review, October 9, 1995, p. 60
  364. Contentions
    Victim Art
    Commentary, March 1995, pp. 58-61
  365. Music
    The Vulgar Virtuoso
    Commentary, October 1995, pp. 49-51
  366. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    We Lost. Now What? (Review)
    One Nation, Two Cultures, by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    1. One Nation, Two Cultures by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    National Review, November 22, 1999, p. 51
  367. Books
    [+]
    The Well-Wrought Sax (2 Reviews)
    Early Jazz, by Gunther Schuller
    1. Early Jazz by Gunther Schuller
    2. The Swing Era by Gunther Schuller
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1990, pp. 602-607
  368. Art
    What Clement Greenberg Knew
    Commentary, July 2006, pp. 77-82
  369. [+]
    What Grandma Read (Review)
    What America Read, by Gordon Hutner
    1. What America Read by Gordon Hutner
    National Review, July 6, 2009, p. 44
  370. Music
    What Killed Classical Recording?
    Commentary, May 2001, pp. 57-60
  371. Books, Arts & Manners
    [+]
    What the Doctor Saw (Review)
    Alfred C. Kinsey: A Public/Private Life, by James H. Jones
    1. Alfred C. Kinsey: A Public/Private Life by James H. Jones
    National Review, October 13, 1997, pp. 69-70
  372. Music
    What Was the Matter with Rachmaninoff?
    Commentary, June 2002, pp. 47-52
  373. Music
    Whatever Happened to Arthur Rubinstein
    Commentary, February 1996, pp. 48-51
  374. Music
    Whatever Happened to Bing Crosby
    Commentary, April 2001, pp. 48-52
  375. Whittaker Chambers Remembered
    Memoir of a Second-Hand Ghost
    National Review, August 1, 1986, p. 32
  376. Whittaker Chambers, Journalist
    The forgotten decade in the life and career of a legendary conservative.
    The American Spectator, July 1989, pp. 17-20
  377. Music
    Why Artie Shaw Fell Silent
    Commentary, March 2005, pp. 66-70
  378. Observations
    Why Johnny Is Ignorant
    Commentary, March 1988, pp. 69-71
  379. Music
    Why Listening Will Never Be the Same
    Commentary, September 2002, pp. 57-62
  380. Music
    Why They Don't Write 'em Like They Used To
    Commentary, October 2005, pp. 59-64
  381. [+]
    Wise Blood (Review)
    The IQ Controversy: The Media, and Public Policy, by Mark Snyderman and Stanley Rothman
    1. The IQ Controversy: The Media, and Public Policy by Mark Snyderman and Stanley Rothman
    National Review, November 7, 1988, pp. 60-62
  382. Books
    [+]
    Wishing for a Wellsian world (Review)
    H.G. Wells: Desperately Mortal, by David C. Smith
    1. H.G. Wells: Desperately Mortal by David C. Smith
    The New Criterion, December 1986, pp. 73-77
  383. [+]
    Witness (Review)
    Elia Kazan: A Biography, by Richard Schickel
    1. Elia Kazan: A Biography by Richard Schickel
    National Review, December 31, 2005, pp. 43-44
  384. [+]
    A Woman's Place (Review)
    Men and Marriage, by George Gilder
    1. Men and Marriage by George Gilder
    Commentary, April 1987, pp. 76-77
  385. Music
    Words, Music, Opera
    Commentary, December 1995, pp. 57-60
  386. [+]
    Worst Book of the Year/Ferraro (Review)
    Amusing Ourselves to Death, by Neil Postman
    1. Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman
    The American Spectator, January 1986, p. 42
  387. Reconsiderations
    [+]
    You don't say (Review)
    Tom Wolfe's "Bonfire" five years later
    1. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
    The New Criterion, January 1993, pp. 57-59
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