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A perfect gift for conservatives who like to read thrillers: Empire of Lies, by Andrew Klavan. The book would be entertaining even if its worldview weren’t right-of-center; the fact that its worldview is right-of-center makes it especially appealing.
Prince Caspian is not my favorite volume in the seven-part Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. It’s not my second or third favorite, either. But it’s a pretty good movie and the DVD is just now coming out.
Nobody makes more interesting music than Iceland’s Sigur Rós. The latest album is called Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust. I have no idea what that means, so don’t bother asking. Just listen. The first half is better than the second half, but it’s all good.
Everybody around NR has a favorite WFB book. I’ve decided that mine is an obscure one: The Temptation of Wilfred Malachey, a sort of modern-day Gothic tale aimed at kids — but for grown-ups, too.