Review Monday: Wells Tower is Burning

Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned
by Wells Tower
Published March 17, 2009

I’ve been meaning to write more reviews in this space,so I’ll start with one that is about 17 months late because really, not enough praise can be heaped on Wells Tower’s debut collection Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned.

Towers is a recovering punk-rocker and p.r. copy-writer. He found some . . . → Read More: Review Monday: Wells Tower is Burning

Defending Chesterton

My friend Austin Bramwell has taken his frustrations with Chesterton into public. Chesterton doesn’t offer a deep coherent philosophy, Bramwell regretfully informs us. And Bramwell feels guilty for feeling this way about Chesterton. I am here to assuage his guilt but to modify his assessment.

Bramwell says,

In other words, Chesterton is an irrationalist. His seeks to paralyze . . . → Read More: Defending Chesterton