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Vol. 112, No. 10

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Enough: A Pedagogic Speculation

By Robbie McClintock ’61

(The Reflective Commons) In this book, McClintock criticizes education and culture and flashes forward to the future in order to answer the question: Why have...

Nano

By Bion Smalley ’65

(Smashwords.com) This novel is about two university professors who stumble upon a murder after buying a vintage Barbie doll at a yard sale. They find many other copies of the...

Voluptuous Pleasure: The Truth About the Writing Life

By Marianne Apostolides ’94

(BookThug) This book is a collection of non-fiction stories whose title claims that non-fiction does not exist. The stories take the reader from places as diverse as the kitchen...

Latinamericanism after 9/11

By John Beverley ’64

(Duke University Press) In this book, Beverley looks at Latinamericanist cultural theory and its relation to new ways of political mobilization in Latin America. He argues that...

Modernist Commitments: Ethics, Politics, and Transnational Modernism

By Jessica Berman ’83

(Columbia University Press) Berman shows how the modernist narrative connects ethics and responsibilities to the creation of political relationships and the way...

Mapping Ethnography in Early Modern Germany: New Worlds in Print Culture

By Stephanie Leitch ’91

(Palgrave Macmillan) This book looks at how German print culture mediated Europe’s knowledge of the people of Africa, South Asia, and the Americas. It shows how...

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