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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created (Vintage) by Charles C. Mann
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created (Vintage)

Josephine Rodriguez, January 1, 2013

Fascinating book about how the Columbian Exchange ended the insularity of Asia, Europe, Africa, the Americas and Oceana. Mann literally changed the way I see the world because he displaced misrepresentations about history after 1493 and replaced them with facts. This history and our collective continued ignorance has shaped the world we live in today.
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Pym: A Novel by Mat Johnson
Pym: A Novel

Josephine Rodriguez, January 1, 2012

This book embodied everything that makes a novel a standout for me -- it told an interesting story, it was deeply layered, it changed the way I see the world ... bravo!
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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Josephine Rodriguez, January 1, 2011

This important book offers a glimpse into the lives of individuals who made the decision to leave the South and all of its problems for better lives in the North.
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Middlesex
Middlesex

Josephine Rodriguez, January 1, 2010

The writing, the story, every thing about this novel is fantastic!
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