More Than Mildly Amusing

More Than Mildly Amusing

Mr. Mehan’s Mildly Amusing Mythical Mammals by Matthew Mehan. TAN Books, 2018. Hardcover, 135 pages. $24.95. Reviewed by Elizabeth Bittner Few people have the chance to write a book with their best friend. Few Shakespeare scholars choose to write children’s books....
What Makes the Midwest Midwestern?

What Makes the Midwest Midwestern?

Finding a New Midwestern History edited by Jon K. Lauck, Gleaves Whitney, and Joseph Hogan. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. Hardcover, 365 pp. $55. Reviewed by Jonathan Kasparek The field of Midwestern history is in the midst of an exciting renaissance as...
Fear Your Toaster

Fear Your Toaster

Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-Connected World by Bruce Schneier W. W. Norton & Company, 2018. Hardcover, 288 pages, $28. Reviewed by Michael J. Ard What happens when everything is a computer, connected to everything else? How then...
The Rise of Black Intellectual History

The Rise of Black Intellectual History

New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition Edited by Keisha N. Blain, Christopher Cameron, and Ashley D. Farmer. Northwestern University Press, 2018. Paperback, 272 pages, $34.95. Reviewed by Chidike Okeem While the physical prowess of African people is much...

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