Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition: by Roger Scruton
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Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition: by Roger Scruton

For freethinkers as much as anyone stereotyped as a typical conservative, this laconic invitation will…

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C.3.3: Ballad of Reading Gaol – The Cacophonietta
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C.3.3: Ballad of Reading Gaol – The Cacophonietta

One hundred twenty years later, this song-cycle may lead another generation back into the gloomy…

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Magic Hours: by Tom Bissell
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Magic Hours: by Tom Bissell

Bissell aims a specific audience: Well-educated enough to recognize ancient nautical or modern sociological references…

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Holy Hell! Telegraph Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Telegraph Turns 20

Before Portland went twee, when it was mired in grunge, Richard Davies wound up there…

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Stream System: by Gerald Murnane
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Stream System: by Gerald Murnane

Confessions: by Augustine (translated by Sarah Ruden)
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Confessions: by Augustine (translated by Sarah Ruden)

The final stretches of this enduring self-examination leave self behind as transcendence beckons.

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The Who: Live at Fillmore East 1968
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The Who: Live at Fillmore East 1968

Revisit: The Undertones: The Undertones
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Revisit: The Undertones: The Undertones

Blazing Combat: Edited by Archie Goodwin
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Blazing Combat: Edited by Archie Goodwin

Illustrators depict brutal battles and battered troops in the escalating Vietnam War.

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The Gun Club: In My Room
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The Gun Club: In My Room

If this compilation entices listeners to return to the band's back catalog, then In My…

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