Free Beacon Frank Freeman

Frank Freeman’s book reviews have appeared in America Magazine, Bloomsbury Review, Commonweal, The DublinReview of Books, The Literary Review, The Rumpus, Touchstone, and The Weekly Standard, among others. Frank is a stay-at-home dad of four who lives in Saco, Maine. He grew up in Texas, Connecticut, and California, received a BA in English from Texas A&M and an MA in English from Northeastern University.

True Stories and Fascinating Asides

Review: 'Three Stones Make A Wall: The Story of Archaeology,' by Eric Cline

May 28, 2017

A City Is Born

Review: Anthony Everitt, 'The Rise of Athens: The Story of the World's Greatest Civilization'

April 30, 2017
St. Brigit's Cross

Forgotten Fairies

Review: Mark Williams, 'Ireland's Immortals: A History of the Gods of Irish Myth'

March 12, 2017

Getting to Know the Buddha

Review: Donald S. Lopez, Jr., 'The Lotus Sūtra: A Biography'

February 12, 2017

A Portrait of Kafka's Age

Review: Reiner Stach, 'Kafka: The Early Years'

December 18, 2016

Painting the American Identity

Review: Paul Staiti, 'Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution Through Painters’ Eyes'

November 13, 2016

The Rise and Fall of the Karzai Dynasty

Review: Joshua Partlow, 'A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster'

October 2, 2016

They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To

Review: Alice Arlen and Michael J. Arlen, ‘The Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson, Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher’

September 4, 2016
Germaine de Staël

Her Own Woman

Review: Biancamaria Fontana, ‘Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait’

August 14, 2016

The Battles of Julia Ward Howe

Review: Elaine Showalter, 'The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography'

July 24, 2016