The Hedgehog Review

The Hedgehog Review

The Post-Modern Self

The Hedgehog ReviewVol. 19, No. 1 (Spring 2017)

From the Editor


The Summer of Love

Christopher Sandford

Friendship by the Book

Richard Hughes Gibson

Southern Discomfort

James McWilliams

The Post-Modern Self

Knowing Together: The Emergence of the Hive Mind

David Bosworth

The Devil We Know

Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig

The Strange Persistence of Guilt

Wilfred M. McClay

The Walking Wounded

Mary Townsend

The New Old Ways of Self-Help

Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn


A Guest on This Earth: Humām al-Balawī and the Birth of Jihadist Fiction

Nadav Samin

Whatever Happened to General Education?

Chad Wellmon

Lessons of Mother Love

Regina Mara Schwartz


Grand Hotel Abyss: The Lives of the Frankfurt School by Stuart Jeffries

Reviewed by Eugene McCarraher

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance; White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg; and Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

Reviewed by Phil Christman

The Philosopher: A History in Six Types by Justin E.H. Smith

Reviewed by Chad Wellmon

Changing the Subject: Art and Attention in the Internet Age by Sven Birkerts

Reviewed by Richard Hughes Gibson

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America by Elizabeth Hinton and Prison Break: Why Conservatives Turned Against Mass Incarceration by David Dagan and Steven Teles

Reviewed by Lisa Lorish



B.D. McClay

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