Roger Kimball is Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion and President and Publisher of Encounter Books. He is an art critic for National Review and writes a regular column for PJ Media at Roger’s Rules. Mr. Kimball lectures widely and has appeared on national radio and television programs as well as the BBC.


Mr. Kimball’s latest book is The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia. He is also the author of The Rape of the Masters, Lives of the Mind: The Use and Abuse of Intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse, and Art’s Prospect: The Challenge of Tradition in an Age of Celebrity. Other titles by Mr. Kimball include The Long March: How the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s Changed America and Experiments Against Reality: The Fate of Culture in the Postmodern Age. Mr. Kimball is also the author of Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Our Higher Education.


Mr. Kimball is a frequent contributor to many publications here and in England, including The New CriterionThe Times Literary SupplementModern PaintersLiterary ReviewThe Wall Street JournalThe Public Interest, Commentary, The Spectator, The New York Times Book Review, The Sunday Telegraph, The American Spectator, The Weekly Standard, National Review, and The National Interest


Mr. Kimball has served on the Board of Advisors of the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History, the Board of Visitors and Governors of St. John’s College, Annapolis and Santa Fe, and Transaction Publishers. He currently serves on the board of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.