The Claremont Review of Books Podcast

The Claremont Institute

For 20 years, the Claremont Review of Books has been the gold standard for conservative criticism and political analysis. Now the CRB comes to the podcast world with a new interview show hosted by Dr. Spencer Klavan, the magazine's assistant editor. As each new issue comes out, Spencer phones up authors whose essays have prompted deeper reflection and discussion. Over a drink and a copy of the latest CRB, he'll chat with the leading minds on the Right about what's going on in politics and literary culture. New interviews appear once a month, and--as a bonus--Spencer will sit down once per issue with his boss and friend Dr. Charles Kesler, editor of the CRB, to discuss the major themes that have arisen in the news cycle and their deeper implications for the state of the nation.
The Close Read: Dr. William Voegeli on Degraded Crime PolicyThe Close Read: Jeffrey Anderson on America’s Mask RegimeThe Close Read: Glenn Ellmers on Harry V. Jaffas’ Lessons for the Modern RightThe Close Read: The Fall of Afghanistan with Charles KeslerThe Close Read: Andrew Roberts on Vindicating ChurchillThe Close Read: James Poulos on Digital ReligionThe Close Read: Professor James Hankins on the Chinese ChallengeThe Close Read: Daniel McCarthy on the Future of the RightThe Close Read: Winter 2020/21 Review with Charles KeslerThe Close Read: Dr. Robert Royal on Christopher ColumbusThe Close Read: John M. Ellis on COVID and the AcademyThe Close Read: Richard Samuelson on Cancel CultureThe Close Read: Summer 2020 Review with Dr. Charles KeslerThe Close Read: Michael Anton on The Last Four Years and the NextThe Close Read: Economist David P. Goldman on the Troubling Rise of ChinaThe Close Read: Professor David Azerrad on the Frightening Endgame of Social JusticeThe Close Read: Spring 2020 Review with Dr. Charles KeslerThe Close Read: Professor Jim Hankins on the Troubling Rise of HyperpartisanshipThe Close Read: Professor Amy Wax on Woke Threats to the LawThe Close Read: Winter 2020 Review with Dr. Charles Kesler