The first in a two-part series on the country’s fundamental ideas, America’s Revolutionary Mind is not a narrative of events but a systematic re-creation of the philosophy that led colonists to, in the words of Thomas Paine, “begin the world over again.”
Charles Portis’s novel is a story filled with memorable characters and stimulating action that treats serious themes with lighthearted yet benevolent wit. For readers looking to explore the Western genre of the great American canon, True Grit is a true classic.
Hopefully, by the end of July, COVID-19 will be under control and substantially behind us. If so, three days of mind-sharpening, soul-fueling social interaction with other life-loving, liberty-loving people will be just what we all need.
Isabella Stewart Gardner was a firecracker of a woman with a studied yet eclectic taste in art and the means to acquire lots of it. As one friend put it, she lived “at a rate and intensity, with a reality that makes other lives seem pale, thin and shadowy.”
TOS-Con 2020 will feature breakout sessions on personal finance, romantic art, safe and effective exercise, and Lindy hop.
In Heroes, Legends, Champions, Andrew Bernstein has created a fascinating hybrid of useful philosophy and inspirational vignettes about outstanding men and women. The result is a book that can help people rise to heroic heights in their own lives.
Throughout March, TOS editor Craig Biddle will be speaking about Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism, at events in Europe and Israel.
Miami Beach boasts the world’s greatest concentration of art deco buildings, which reflect a distinct era in American history—along with the can-do attitude that has defined the nation.
This issue begins TOS’s fifteenth year of publication, and I’ve never been more in love with this journal or what it represents or the work that my team, our writers, and I get to do.
Michael Jackson was flawed, to be sure—but he was no child molester. The facts simply don’t support that horrific accusation.