Books Acquired Recently

Delany, Samuel R. Occasional Views, Volume 2: “The Gamble” and Other Essays. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2021. This collection of essays is dated 2021 but just came out a week or so ago, presumably because of pandemic-related “supply chain issues.” As with Volume 1, it is a fascinating, valuable collection of hard-to-find or previouslyContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Book Acquired Recently: Shirley Hershey Showalter’s Blush

Showalter, Shirley Hershey. Blush: A Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World. Harrisonburg: Herald, 2013. Showalter was the president of my alma mater, Goshen College, when I was a student there, and we have since become friends, in part because we are both interested in Mennonite literature. Her new memoir, Blush, is sure to be anContinue reading “Book Acquired Recently: Shirley Hershey Showalter’s Blush”