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Janelle Adsit, Book Reviewer

Book Review

God Bless America

by Janelle Adsit

God bless America: a cliché that seems to be all around us. We hear it said in earnest and with sarcasm. And as such, it sets the right tone for Steve Almond’s third short story collection, which finds room for both the heartfelt and... Read More

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Threads of My Life

by Janelle Adsit

Hilaria Supa Huamán’s is a notable life. She has campaigned against female sterilization, for sustainable agriculture, and for the right to preserve indigenous cultures. She has worked to end the abuse of women and to provide Peruvian... Read More

Book Review

Sister Species

by Janelle Adsit

On the list of “isms”—ageism, heterosexism, classism, racism—speciesism is most likely to fall at the bottom. Sister Species, a collection of essays by feminist animal activists, could change that. In this book, feminism and... Read More

Book Review

Twelve Breaths a Minute

by Janelle Adsit

As a book reviewer I am usually at once attending to both the words on the page and what should be said about them. With Twelve Breaths a Minute, however, I could not think beyond these essays. I could only read, unblinkingly, imagining... Read More

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