Um, no, not that kind of pub, this kind:
Click on that image to order. Or, if you’re not yet convinced, here’s an excerpt at the Atlantic.
And here are some illuminating thoughts about the book by my friend, former colleague, and fellow teacher Bryan McGraw.
Please forgive the self-promotion — I promise we’ll be done with it next week, when we’ll return to normal programming — but today my new book is out!
A fabulous essay by my friend Richard Gibson on the potential and reality of Christian education: “The Cassiodorus Necessity.”
Speaking of friends! — If you haven’t bought and read Sara Hendren’s What Can a Body Do? I bet you’ll want to after reading Katy Waldman’s review in the New Yorker.
A few issues back I quoted a poem by the great Welsh poet R. S. Thomas, and here’s a fine overview of Thomas’s work and career by Jeffrey Bilbro.
Let’s tie things together — pubs, celebration, last week’s Scottish theme — with a rousing song from the Battlefield Band.