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Dec. 8, 2010

Vol. 111, No. 5

new books and media

Into the Archive: Writing and Power in Colonial Peru (Posted on Dec. 16, 2010)

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...

Union Contributions to Labor Welfare Policy and Practice: Past, Present, and Future (Posted on Dec. 16, 2010)

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...

In Times of Danger (Posted on Dec. 16, 2010)

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...

From a Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate: Volumes 1-3 (Posted on Dec. 2, 2010)

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...

The Troubled Union: Expansionist Imperatives in Post-Reconstruction American Novels (Posted on Dec. 2, 2010)

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 (Posted on Dec. 2, 2010)

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 (Posted on Dec. 2, 2010)

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...

Some Strange Country
(Posted on Dec. 16, 2010)

(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...

Kick and Stomp
(Posted on Dec. 2, 2010)

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...
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