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Cover of "The Classroom" featuring an illustration of a girl's legs with knee-high socks
Dana Diehl

Fiction writers Dana Diehl and Melissa Goodrich collaborate to produce this sly, edgy short story collection.

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Race, Resistance, and Reality in the Classroom
Edited by Philathia Bolton, Cassander L. Smith, Lee Bebout

"Teaching with Tension" is a collection of 17 original essays that address the extent to which attitudes about race, impacted by the current ...

Cover of "The Transitional Turn" featuring illustrations of women's faces
Latinx Literature into the Mainstream
Marta E. Sanchez

No contemporary development underscores the transnational linkage between the United States and Spanish-language America today more than the ...

The Fall of the Wild by Ben A. Minteer
Extinction, De-Extinction, and the Ethics of Conservation
Ben A. Minteer

The passenger pigeon, the great auk, the Tasmanian tiger ― the memory of these vanished species haunts the fight against extinction. Seeking ...

Cover of "Legislator Use of Communication Technology" featuring Uncle Sam's hand holding a hashtag
The Critical Frequency Theory of Policy System Stability
Joe West

Political use of communication technology is rapidly changing the nature of politics; one need look no further than United States President Donald ...

Cover of "And So We Die, Having First Slept" featuring an illustration of a woman surrounded by leaves
Jennifer Spiegel

"And So We Die, Having First Slept" is a novel about marriage. Brett is older than Cash by a decade; both are world-weary — one from negotiating ...

Title page of "A Dream" featuring a drawing of a city seen though a gate Kelly Houle
Illustrated by: Kelly M. Houle
Selected Poems
Abramek Koplowicz
Translated by Malgorzata Koraszewska, Sarah Lawson

Abramek Koplowicz was born in Lodz, Poland, on Feb. 18, 1930. He had attended elementary school for only two years when he and his ...

Films From the Future
The Technology and Morality of Sci-Fi Movies
Andrew Maynard

Learn how movies reveal the future of technology.

Science, technology and society: In "Films from the Future," former physicist Andrew ...


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