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Prufrock, the celebrated books & arts diary, brought to you by The Spectator. The inside word on what's new, what's hot and what's not in the world of books and arts.

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Prufrock, the celebrated books & arts diary, brought to you by The Spectator. The inside word on what's new, what's hot and what's not in the world of books and arts.

    The origin of New England's stone heaps

    The origin of New England's stone heaps

    Micah Mattix is joined by guest Dr. Timothy Ives to discuss his controversial book on the history of New England's stone heaps, Stones of Contention.

    • 17 min
    Understanding Tolkien's Tom Bombadil

    Understanding Tolkien's Tom Bombadil

    Micah Mattix is joined by guest C.R. Wiley to discuss his new book, In the House of Tom Bombadil.

    • 13 min
    The West's war on tradition

    The West's war on tradition

    Micah Mattix is joined by guest Tim Stanley to discuss his new book, Whatever Happened to Tradition?: History, Belonging and the Future of the West.

    • 16 min
    Can American self-governance be saved?

    Can American self-governance be saved?

    Micah Mattix is joined by guest Tony Woodlief to discuss his new book, I, Citizen: A Blueprint for Reclaiming American Self-Governance.

    • 16 min
    On detective fiction

    On detective fiction

    Micah Mattix is joined by John Wilson to discuss detective fiction and the supposed distinction between genre fiction and literary fiction.

    • 18 min
    The first Thanksgiving

    The first Thanksgiving

    Micah Mattix is joined by guest Dr. Thomas Kidd to discuss how the pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

jukeboy Jim ,

Great for those into Literature

Micah has led me to more great reading than I can remember. I get his bi-weekly emails as well and it’s always a worthy read!

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