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Dec. 8, 2010

Vol. 111, No. 5

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The Troubled Union: Expansionist Imperatives in Post-Reconstruction American Novels

By John Morán González ’88

(The Ohio State University Press) In this book, Gonz á lez traces the imperialist imaginings behind literary efforts to reunite the United States after the Civil...

Closing ’Em Down: Final Games at Thirteen Classic Ballparks

By David M. Jordan ’56

(McFarland & Company, Inc.) While players come and go, and records change from year to year, stadiums are a constant in baseball fans’ lives. In this book, Jordan chronicles the...

Wounded: A Novel Beyond Love and War

By Richard Gaines Graham ’67

(Maharg Press) Following the completion of his tour of duty stationed near Saigon in 1970, Lieutenant Alexander Marwick, the main character in this novel, reluctantly agrees to...

From a Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate: Volumes 1-3

By Nathaniel Mackey ’69

(New Directions) The first three installments of Mackey’s work of fiction — Bedouin Hornbook, Djbot Baghostus’s Run, and Atet A.D. — are collected here. From a Broken Bottle is an...

In Times of Danger

By Paul Oppenheimer ’61

(Spuyten Duyvil) Oppenheimer’s fourth collection of poems presents a love story told in modern sonnets. The tale covers the period before, during, and after Sept. 11. It takes...

Union Contributions to Labor Welfare Policy and Practice: Past, Present, and Future

By Paul Kurzman ’60 and R. Paul Maiden (Editors)

(Routledge) This textbook, published as a special issue of the Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, explores how organized labor in America and elsewhere contributed to the...

Into the Archive: Writing and Power in Colonial Peru

By Kathryn Burns ’81

(Duke University Press) Early modern people relied on notaries for many things. Notaries existed to cast other people’s words in official forms and make them legally true. But...

Kick and Stomp

This first solo blues album by Adam Gussow ’79 *00 features the artist on amplified harmonica, footdrums, and vocals. Among the CD’s 14 tracks are “Good Morning Little Schoolgirl,” “Sunshine of Your Love,” and a remake of Stanley Turrentine’s soul-jazz...

Some Strange Country

(Signature Sounds) The fourth CD by the band Crooked Still, a folk/bluegrass quintet, features Aoife O’Donovan on vocals, Gregory Liszt on banjo, Brittany Haas ’09 on fiddle, Tristan Clarridge on cello, and Corey DiMario on double-bass. The band “continues to...
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