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June 13, 2010

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 13, 2010. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2010.

Book Review

Seeds of Change

by Reece Karbowski

Illustrated and simplified for a younger audience, this book is the life story of Wangari Maathai, an environmental activist who started with nothing in a poor Kenyan village, went to college in America, and returned to Kenya to create a... Read More

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Under the Influence

by Lydia Belanger

Via the “cultural machine” that is California, Americans have derived divinity and desire from the synthetic and the superficial. Television is reality. Neighbors are strangers. Funerals have disc jockeys. And to many, nothing seems... Read More

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Travels in a Gay Nation

by Kristine Morris

Stories have tremendous power to provide a sense of belonging to a people, a culture, and a place; narrative provides a context in which a strong sense of personal and community identity can be formed. Even people who live at the margins... Read More

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Not Even Past

by Christine Canfield

In his speech, “A More Perfect Union,” Barack Obama quoted William Faulkner (“The past is not dead. In fact, it’s not even past.”) to embody the idea that even though leaders no longer need to list the racial injustices of the... Read More

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Absolutely Small

by Alan J. Couture

Everything most of us think we know about how nature works is wrong. In fact, the traditional or “classic” mechanical explanations for why objects behave the way they do are fundamentally incorrect. Only with an understanding of... Read More

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Over the Cliff

by John Michael Senger

"Over the Cliff" is old wine in a new bottle. In a 1964 article in Harper’s Magazine, Richard Hofstadter described “the paranoid style in American politics.” Amato and Neiwert offer a detailed and contemporary accounting of that... Read More

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