We're looking forward to David Herzberg's eye-opening history of addictive drugs in America.http://picnano.com/tweet/UkPlqDig7Q
Over on our blog, an excerpt from Mark C. Taylor’s forthcoming SEEING SILENCE, which offers a philosophy of silence for our chattering age. During times of uncertainty, he encourages us to turn to silence as a means to understand the world around us.https://bit.ly/3c5WPjs
In Poets on Couches, Saskia Hamilton reads from an excerpt of Virgil’s ‘Aeneid,’ published in issue no. 201 (Summer 2012).https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2020/05/21/poets-on-couches-saskia-hamilton/ …
#GoogleDoodle @GoogleDoodles @Google & want to learn more about #mbira? Check out the books of @DukeU's Paul Berliner, including the new THE ART OF MBIRA @UChicagoPress, part of an incredible collaboration with master player #CosmasMagaya https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/author/B/P/au5370774.html … http://picnano.com/tweet/uMEssBhAC6http://picnano.com/tweet/XKOYfjyvx6
We never stop to think about it, but the typical images we see of cows, chickens, pigs, and the like are of young animals. What would we see if they were allowed to grow old?
@IsaLeshko shows us, brilliantly, with this collection of portraits. #NationalPhotographyMonthhttp://picnano.com/tweet/JgRTue20L0
"It is a breath of fresh air to see physics writing like this: lucid and friendly, sober and thoughtful, and willing to trust the reader’s engagement and intelligence. . . . Superb popular science."
@philipcball reviews QUANTUM LEGACIES for @PhysicsWorld:https://physicsworld.com/a/quantum-inheritance-and-the-ongoing-quest-for-meaning/ …
Set in Scotland, Thomas Legendre's Keeping Time is about an archaeologist who travels back in time and has an affair with his wife – or is it about a musician having an affair with her husband? Available now! @legendereality
This May & June the
#READUCP book club is spending time with THE SAFE HOUSE, a novel by Christophe Boltanski. As you're reading along with us, we'll share the opening lines from each chapter. Today is chapter 4: Parlor. (Don't miss a convo w/ translator @lauramarris 6/25 @ 2)http://picnano.com/tweet/hWMy53kXHO
Big congratulations to
@aklange1 on the publication of her new book #PicturingPoliticalPower w @UChicagoPress! Thanks for chatting w me about it today. Thanks to all who came to the #VirtualLaunchParty! Time to order and read her great book! #WomenAlsoKnowhttps://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/P/bo50270913.html …
The fifth of five finalists for the 2020 Albert J. Raboteau Prize for Best Book in
#AfricanaReligions is Spencer Dew, *The Aliites: Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali* ( @UChicagoPress ).https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/A/bo41210718.html …
The copies of the 2nd edition of my great-grandmother
#IdaBWells' autobiography arrived! Woo hoo! It was edited by my grandmother Alfreda & published by @UChicagoPress in 1970. She wrote the intro. I now added an afterword 50 yrs later! 3 generations in 1 book. #CiteBlackWomenhttp://picnano.com/tweet/TCWrYIYCHF
Our sympathy goes out to the family of Dan Lortie, sociologist and author of the classic work in the field, SCHOOLTEACHER: A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY.https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/chicagotribune/obituary.aspx?n=dan-c-lortie&pid=196200754 …
The rise of Black pulp fiction was largely attributed to the success of Blaxpoitation films, like Dolemite, which offered a more raw depiction of African American daily life in the 1970s.
@kinohin discusses these trends on the latest @LeftOfBlack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbw3kmmM7Q …http://picnano.com/tweet/cAUnDyD4sj
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