Miriam Forman-Brunell
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The Best Non-Fiction of 2011
23 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...


Sometimes a Babysitter Is Not Just a Babysitter: 'Babysitter: An American History'
20 Jan 2012 // 3:20 AM

Miriam Forman-Brunell explores the economic and demographic realities of babysitting... and how the image of the babysitter became a source or fear and fantasy in middle class life.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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