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July 11, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 15

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The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and the English National Culture (Posted on Aug. 23, 2012)

By Meredith Martin ’97

(Princeton University Press) This book tells the unknown story of English meter from the late 18th century until just after World War I. Martin shows that the history of prosody...

How Not to Kill Your Baby: A Slightly Useless Guide (Posted on Aug. 23, 2012)

By Jacob Sager Weinstein ’94

(Andrews McMeel Publishing) In this tongue-in-cheek parenting manual, Weinstein offers humorous advice on everything from when to get pregnant (“exactly on your...

A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain (Posted on Aug. 23, 2012)

By Teofilo F. Ruiz ’74

(Princeton University Press) This book examines the scripting and performance of festivals in Spain between 1327 and 1620, focusing on the travels and festivities...

Destination Tent City, AZ (Posted on Aug. 23, 2012)

By Mark Feuerer ’88

(Coffeetown Press) Ever since Tent City was established in 1993, this jail in Maricopa, Ariz., has been making headlines. Feuerer’s book chronicles a two-year...

The Aphasia Café (Posted on Aug. 23, 2012)

By Dawn McGuire ’76

(IF SF Publishing) This collection of poems was inspired by McGuire’s aphasia patients. Many of these poems examine what happens to identity when people struggle...

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask (Posted on Aug. 23, 2012)

By Anton Treuer ’91

(Borealis Books) In a question-and-answer format, Treuer provides answers to over 120 questions, from What is a powwow? to What is Indian religion? Offering a...

A Kosher Dating Odyssey: One Former Texas Baptist’s Quest for a Naughty & Nice Jewish Girl (Posted on Aug. 23, 2012)

By Van Wallach ’80

(Coffeetown Press) Raised a Southern Baptist, Wallach began questioning his belief. Gradually he was drawn to his parents’ Jewish heritage, and later to the women...

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