Tag: Reading list

Zika and the Limits of Biomedical Fixes

There are reasons to see the rise of Zika not as another problem in need of a biomedical fix but as a sign of the limits of biomedical fixes.

What Makes a Story

The Secret Life of Stories: From Don Quixote to Harry Potter, How Understanding Intellectual Disability Transforms the Way We Read by Michael Bérubé is out today! This excerpt appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education…. READ MORE

Salvation with a Smile in the Classroom

Phillip Luke Sinitiere, author of Salvation with a Smile: Joel Osteen, Lakewood Church, and American Christianity, has been a featured guest blogger on From the Square leading up to his book’s publication. The… READ MORE

Are Jews Too Sexy for the Censors?

—Jodi Eichler-Levine Jewish authors are tremendously popular when it comes to banned-books lists. Judy Blume, Lesléa Newman, and Anne Frank are all represented on the American Library Association’s 100 Most… READ MORE

Comment forums reveal GOP dissatisfaction

—Karen S. Hoffman [This post is part of the 2016 election series, curated by Victoria A. Farrar-Myers and Justin S. Vaughn, co-editors of Controlling the Message.] Since the 2012 election cycle the role… READ MORE