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Books for Christmas—2020

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel offers his annual list of suggestions for Christmastide book-giving.

Books for the Summer of Our Discontent

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel recommends several books that he lately has found reassuring, challenging, illuminating, and in some cases just plain fun: which is to say, apt reading in, and for, this troubled moment.

Books for Christmas—2019

Resist the twitterization of thought—give books for Christmas! The following titles will delight, instruct, edify (or all of the above).

Books for Christmas

Take a stand against the electronification of everything—give (real) books this Christmas.

The Summer Reading List

The vacation season is an opportunity to escape TwitterWorld and do some serious reading. These books will help make your summer enjoyable, instructive, or both.

EXCERPT: George Weigel’s New Book The Fragility of Order: Catholic Reflections on Turbulent Times

In his latest book, one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals brings thirty-five years of experience in Washington and Rome to bear in analyzing the turbulence that characterizes world politics, American public life, and the Catholic Church in the early twenty-first century.

Books for Christmas

It’s been a good year for publishing—at least in the sense of a lot of good books getting published—so here are some for the readers on your Christmas gift list.

Interview: George Weigel on the “Lessons in Hope” He Received from John Paul II

The papal biographer’s new book describes his relationship with Pope John Paul, as well as the great challenges the pope faced in the final years of his life.

Jane Austen: The Personal

Happy is the reader who finds his or her way to Austen, whatever impediments might seem to block the path.

The Summer Reading List

Some summer reading possibilities, covering American history, essays, the Middle East, historical fiction, and more.