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episode 15: Paul Sutter, "Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence" (Prometheus, 2018)


Sutter presents an in-depth yet accessible tour of the universe for lay readers, while conveying the excitement of astronomy...


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episode 90: David Wellington, "The Last Astronaut" (Orbit, 2019)


Wellington turns his prolific imagination—which is more often associated with earthbound monsters like zombies, vampires, and werewolves—to the threat of an alien invasion...


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episode 46: Gregory Borchard, "A Narrative History of the American Press" (Routledge, 2018)


Borchard calls for a better understanding of journalism's past, at a time of acute concern about its future...


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episode 284: Danny Orbach, "Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan" (Cornell UP, 2017)


Orbach provides new insights into the origins of the insubordination that plagued and characterized the Imperial Japanese Army in the 1930s...


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Betsy Perabo, "Russian Orthodoxy and the Russo-Japanese War" (Bloomsbury, 2017)


Perabo examines the conflict through the concept of an “interreligious war” between Christian and Buddhist nations...


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episode 45: Carlos Garrido Castellano, "Beyond Representation in Contemporary Caribbean Art" (Rutgers UP, 2019)


Castellano argues for a way of experiencing and writing about art that explodes all of our assumptions, and makes new spectators of us all...


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episode 48: Maria Cotera, "Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era" (U of Texas Press, 2018)


The editors have formulated a landmark anthology illustrating Chicana feminism and activism that spread in the Southwest, Midwest, and Pacific Northwest during the Chicana/o movement era...


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episode 43: Elaine Hampton and Cynthia Ontiveros, "Copper Stain: ASARCO’s Legacy in El Paso" (U Oklahoma Press, 2019)


Elaine Hampton tell the story of how a Mexican American community in El Paso have fought back against environmental injustice...


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episode 86: Ann Powers, "Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music" (Dey St. Books, 2017)


Powers explores the rich and, at times, unexpected intersections of love, sex, race, gender, sexuality, and American popular music...


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episode 94: Benjamin Meiches, "The Politics of Annihilation: A Genealogy of Genocide" (U Minnesota Press, 2019)


At the center of this analysis is what Meiches refers to throughout his text as the hegemonic understanding of genocide...


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