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Micah Mattix

Micah Mattix is a senior editor of The Spectator’s World edition and the author of the Prufrock newsletter. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, the New Criterion, the Atlantic and many other publications.

Prufrock

Racist little free libraries

Modernists in Cali, the beginning of Europe, and more

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

An unconvincing case for cancel culture

In praise of night walks, Robert Frost’s letters, and more

By Micah Mattix

Book Review

How a small publisher survived the digital age

A book about books for book lovers

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Podcast: On detective fiction

Micah Mattix is joined by John Wilson to discuss detective fiction and the supposed distinction between genre fiction and literary fiction.

By Micah Mattix

Poetry

The forgotten poetry of John Martin Finlay

He was an eccentric and a traditionalist

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Those long, meaningless end-of-year book lists

Plus: Lord of the Rings-themed cryptocurrency and more

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Celebrating holidays in a strange land

Plus: Tucker Carlson and that other new venture in liberal education

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Podcast: The first Thanksgiving

Micah Mattix is joined by guest Dr. Thomas Kidd to discuss how the pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621.

By Micah Mattix

Science & Tech

Why I didn’t start a Substack

It has its limits, especially if you’re writing about books and arts

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Will Self on our modern anxiety

Plus: do Americans have King George III all wrong?

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

The pleasures of detective fiction

Plus: why the so-called literary elite don’t know their classics

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

The miracle drug called poetry

Plus: Crime and Punishment, the return of Prufrock and more

By Micah Mattix

Books

Lionel Trilling against cancel culture

The great liberal critic would have detested the left’s attempts to cleanse art and history

By Micah Mattix

Books

Jung love

Savage Messiah: How Dr Jordan Peterson Is Saving Western Civilization by Jim Proser reviewed

By Micah Mattix

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