John J. Miller

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

John J. Miller is national correspondent for National Review, where he has worked since 1998. He is also director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College and the author of five books, including "The First Assassin," a historical thriller set during the Civil War, and "The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football." The Chronicle of Higher Education has called him “one of the best literary journalists in the country.” He lives on a dirt road in rural Michigan.

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Culture

Catching Up with Great Books

Check out the Great Books Podcast: 30-minute conversations with scholars and experts about the books they love. Episodes in 2018 so far include The Aeneid, by Virgil, with Louis Markos ...
Politics & Policy

The Ives of March

Can state rep Jeanne Ives beat Gov. Bruce Rauner in the Illinois GOP gubernatorial primary in March? She’s a severe underdog–but she’s also getting a long look from conservatives who ...
Culture

Listen to The Great Books Podcast

Listen to the Great Books podcast: 30-minute conversations with scholars and experts on the classic books they love. Last week we discussed Jane Eyre. Previous episodes cover Macbeth, The Adventures ...
Culture

Behold: “Reading Around”

My new book has just published: Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas. Here’s the description: This collection of excellent short essays includes many of the most popular and important ...
Politics & Policy

A Great Cause

From Barry Goldwater’s doomed campaign to the triumph of Ronald Reagan, 'Just Right' is bursting with stories about the rise of the conservative movement.