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The Gifts of the Magi brought home laurels golden and fruitcake hearty to Old Dan Rhody last week,[1] so this week we have the theme of ‘Stranger in a Strange Land’ and the question: What is your favorite story of an individual or single family, whether on an extended visit or permanently, living among people […]

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Eustace C. Scrubb found that Go, Dog. Go! returned with the golden laurels in Chapter 23’s contest,[1] winning him the chance to ask: What is the best Graphic Novel? (Either a stand-alone book or part of a series.) And so we return to the Library as the clocks go sploing — we’ll get them repaired any day […]

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It was a close finish right into the final stretch, but The Caine Mutiny came out ahead by a nose over Catch 22 and Slaughterhouse Five, winning Seawriter the golden laurels for the second week running,[1] and the chance to ask: What is the best modern retelling of an ancient or medieval myth or legend? […]

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Chapter 16’s contest saw Pride and Prejudice canter home with the golden laurels for AUMom,[1] winning her the chance to ask: Who is the character, whom everybody else seems to love, but you don’t? As you push open the door to the library, you find yourself in a slice of Merrie England. In spite of […]

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On this episode of “The Federalist Radio Hour,” Ryan T. Anderson, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and Alexandra DeSanctis, a staff writer for National Review and visiting fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, join Federalist Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss their book “Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing.”

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Chapter 15 saw The Silmarillion bring the golden laurels back to St. Augustine,[1] and he asks: What novel does the most impressive job combining the bookly virtues of humor, good drama, and telling an edifying story? And so we return to the Ricochet Grand Library, the magically linked clock tolling seven, Greenwich time (we don’t […]

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On this episode of “The Federalist Radio Hour,” Mark Bauerlein, senior editor at First Things and professor of English at Emory University, joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his book “The Dumbest Generation Grows Up: From Stupefied Youth to Dangerous Adults.”

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Chapter 14’s contest saw The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy bring the golden laurels for best dialogue in a novel home to Judge Mental,[1] and he asks: What novel is most ripe for being made into a movie?  (Not already made previously.) There is a restless hectic atmosphere in the library tonight. Suits of armour […]

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