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Hoktvlwv’s Crow

Jennifer Elise Foerster Bright Raft in the Afterweather
Jennifer Elise Foerster’s poetry depicts the natural environment—songbirds, hackberry trees, a butterfly named Question—fated for an apocalyptic ending.

The Physics of a Perfect Pizza

Jason Daley Smithsonian Magazine
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Two physiciists and a food anthropologist analyze the secrets of the perfect pie and come up with a formula for home-use.

Invasive Species

Amit Majmudar Massachusetts Review
Taking a global perspective, Ohio poet Amit Majmudar masterfully links issues of ecology and refugees.

The Class Ceiling, U.K. Version

Liam Kennedy London School of Economics Review of Books
An inquiry into how and why one’s class background in Great Britain privileges or thwarts access to elite occupations through an investigation of barriers to upward mobility.

Women and the Cuban Insurrection

Jennifer Triplett H-LatAm (Humanities and Social Sciences Online)
This study "is a thoroughly engaging and much-needed contribution to a gendered understanding of the Cuban Revolution in particular and of armed conflict in general," says reviewer Triplett.