Books Acquired Recently

Snaza, Nathan. Animate Literacies: Literature, Affect, and the Politics of Humanism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019. I received a promotional email about this book from the publisher and ordered a copy right away because the book examines several texts that I teach in my courses through the lens of affect theory, an approach thatContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

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Books Acquired Recently

Loveless, Natalie. How to Make Art at the End of the World: A Manifesto for Research-Creation. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019. I received an advertisement about this book from the publisher and ordered it from them immediately because the concept of “research-creation,” a term that I had not encountered before, is similar to theContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Enszer, Julie R., ed. Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker, 1974-1989. Dover, FL: A Midsummer Night’s Press/Sinister Wisdom, 2018. I deeply appreciate Lorde’s life writing and was thus excited to hear about this collection of her letters. Espada, Martín, Lauren Marie Schmidt, and J.D. Schraffenberger. The Necessary Poetics of Atheism: EssaysContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: 2019 Edition

Bonomo, Joe. No Place I Would Rather Be: Roger Angell and a Life in Baseball Writing. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2019. I’ve loved Roger Angell’s baseball writing since I first encountered it in the New Yorker in the mid-2000s. I am thus excited to read this book about his writing. Darling, Ron, with DanielContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: 2019 Edition”