Writing from Left to Right:
My Journey from Liberal to Conservative
By Michael Novak
Image Books, 2013
$24, 336 pages
To order: RandomHouse.com
At the ripe age of 80, Michael Novak has written a new book, Writing From Left to Right: My Journey From Liberal to Conservative
Although the author probably would not agree, his book is both a memoir and a conversion story. In the decades ahead, it may rate a spot beside Thomas Merton’s Seven Storey Mountain and Whittaker Chambers’ Witness as capturing a certain political and spiritual moment in the United States.
Novak’s era incorporates the last half of the 20th century and the early years of the new millennium.
As Novak...READ MORE