“Highly recommended for George Sand devotees, but the audience for this
masterly and definitive biography should be legion.”—Library Journal (starred review)
“An excellent point of entry into Sand’s life and thought.”—Publishers Weekly
“A rich and compelling portrait at the intersection of Holiday’s personal history, American Catholicism, blues and jazz culture, and the currents of race and gender in American life.”—Judith Weisenfeld, author of New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration
Pictured: Gretchen van Slyke, translator of the new biography George Sand by Martine Reid, chats with Harper’s magazine editor Elizabeth Bryant at Book Culture on Columbus, May 10th in New York City. The event, hosted by Harper’s, featured a lively discussion of Sand’s rebellious life and the challenges and rewards of translating Martine Reid’s Ernest Montusès Award-winning biography. Thank you to all who attended!
From graphic novels to rhetorical studies, our list of books that explore important women’s issues continues to grow. Here are a few recent favorites that tackle such topics as reproduction, women’s health, and advocacy for victims of domestic violence.
Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories from the Field by Heather Swanis the 2017 adult category winner of the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Award
ARLIS/NA reviews Power and Posterity: American Art at Philadelphia’s 1876 Centennial Exhibition by Kimberly Orcutt:“Orcutt successfully argues that the who, the how, and the why of an exhibition are just as important—perhaps more so—than the contents.”
The dragon-slaying myth has a hoary ancestry, extending back long before its appearance in the Hebrew Bible, and a vast range, spanning as far as India and perhaps even Japan. This book is a chronicle of its trajectories and permutations. The target of this study is the biblical myth. This target, however, is itself a fluid tradition, responding to . . . (more)
Robert Wall began his teaching career at Seattle Pacific University in 1978. Now, forty years later and in celebration of his seventieth birthday, colleagues and former students have gathered to produce this volume in honor of their friend and teacher. The results are sure to delight all of those who have studied under or been friends of Professor Wall . . . (more)
|Subscribe to other notifications here.|
|To Unsubscribe reply with "Unsubscribe" in the subject or body.|