From Accuracy in Media, in a podcast Don Irvine talks with Dr. Benjamin Wiker, author of 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Not to Miss and One Impostor; 10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn’t Help; The Darwin Myth: The Life and Lies of Charles Darwin (reviewed here); and Answering the New Atheism: Dismantling Dawkins’ Case Against God. Audio only: 21 minutes 28 seconds.

Some of the people he discusses include Plato, the Anti-Federalists, and Ayn Rand, who we learn hated Ronald Reagan and conservatives in general. lists the works Wiker covers in 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read:

Aristotle’s Politics
Orthodoxy, by G. K. Chesterton
The New Science of Politics, by Eric Voegelin
The Abolition of Man, by C. S. Lewis
Reflections on the Revolution in France, by Edmund Burke
Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville
The Federalist Papers
The Anti-Federalists
The Servile State, by Hilaire Belloc
The Road to Serfdom, by F.A. Hayek
The Tempest, by William Shakespeare
Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
The Lord of the Rings, by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Jerusalem Bible
Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand

Mike Gray