Did the Victorians deal with their rapidly changing society better than civilization today is dealing with equally new dizzying discoveries?
07 Dec 2017
College should include courses on zombie apocalypses. Monsters in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching What Scares Us explains why.
20 Jul 2017
Sexuality, economics, cultural norms, the other, and self-sacrifice: these and other themes are shared in the globally diverse telling of the classic Beauty and the Beast.
29 Jun 2017
Many recent grads will appreciate knowing that they aren’t the only ones struggling after graduating college.
13 Jun 2017
A novel that believes monsters are “as much a part of us as our penchant for fried chicken and turnip greens.”
30 Mar 2017
Earth partners something even more unlikely than pumpkin and coffee or Nutella and bacon: an English professor and a planetary scientist.
20 Mar 2017
“Often when I watch a Hitchcock film in this too-close manner... I am exhausted by the strain of so much scrutinizing… my task has turned me into a freak!”
21 Dec 2016
What conversation wouldn’t be improved by the inclusion of the word kummerspeck, which is defined as “excess weight gained through comfort eating” but literally means “bacon-grief”?
18 Aug 2016
Vinciane Despret blends science with story to give readers new ways to think about animals and our relationships with them.
09 Aug 2016
Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? is a sharply written book on economics for people who aren't economists.
21 Jul 2016
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