Magazine October 30, 2017, Issue

The Man in Full

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Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived, by Antonin Scalia, edited by Christopher J. Scalia and Edward Whelan (Crown Forum, 432 pp., $30)

‘If this turns out to be something you enjoy doing,” C-SPAN’s Brian Lamb asked Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, “what would another book you’d like to write be?”

It was May 2008, and the justice was promoting Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges, a legal-advice manual he co-authored with Bryan Garner. Interviewer and interviewee had known each other since 1971, when Scalia and Lamb worked in the White House Office of Telecommunications Policy. Ever since, they had been lunching near-quarterly on anchovy pizza and cheap red wine at Scalia’s haunt, the now-long-gone A.V. Ristorante on New York Avenue in

To Read the Full Story
James Rosen — Mr. Rosen is a reporter for Sinclair Broadcast Group and the editor of A Torch Kept Lit: Great Lives of the Twentieth Century (2016), an anthology of essays by William F. Buckley Jr.

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Books, Arts & Manners




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