Books Acquired Recently

A bunch of books arrived all at once this past week, so now I have plenty of reading material for the upcoming Winter Break! Laing, Olivia. The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone. New York: Picador, 2016. I read a review of this book when it came out and it sounded interestingContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

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Books Acquired Recently: Desk Copy Edition

I recently received some desk copies of books I will be teaching next semester. Baldwin’s and McClatchy’s are for a Queer Literature course and Atwood’s and Smith’s are for a Literature and Religion course. I’ve taught the latter two a number of times, but it will be my first time teaching the first two, althoughContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Desk Copy Edition”

Book Acquired Recently: J. Denny Weaver’s Education with the Grain of the Universe

Weaver, J. Denny, ed. Education with the Grain of the Universe: A Peaceable Vision for the Future of Mennonite Schools, Colleges, and Universities. Telford, PA: Cascadia Publishing House, 2017. I have an essay in this book about the Canadian Mennonite writer Greg Bechtel’s “Smut Stories” from his book Boundary Problems. My author’s copy came inContinue reading “Book Acquired Recently: J. Denny Weaver’s Education with the Grain of the Universe”

Books Acquired Recently

Lo, Malinda. Adaptation. 2012. New York: Little, Brown, 2013. I read about this book in an interview that was recently posted on Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian, and it sounded interesting–most notably because it has “a bisexual protagonist”–so I decided to buy it. Rohrer, Jane. Life After Death: Poems. Riverdale-on-Hudson, NY: Sheep Meadow Press, 2002. IContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”