Women Farmers, Wonders of Evolution, Mass Surveillance, Cancer Survival Strategies | Science & Technology Reviews, June 15, 2015

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A comprehensive volume on farming for women, Schneier’s readable yet chilling book about the dangers of the ubiquitous mass surveillance, an inspiring compilation for anyone struggling with cancer, a heart-lifting self-help story

Q&A: Thomas Leitch | Reference 2015

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Thomas Leitch’s Wikipedia U: Knowledge, Authority, and Liberal Education in the Digital Age (Johns Hopkins, 2014; see review, LJ 11/1/14, p. 91) examines ideas surrounding accuracy and authority in the academy today and challenges what readers think they know about Wikipedia, its contributors, and its users. Via email, Leitch recently answered some questions about his new title.

Graphic Novel Reviews | March 15, 2014

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Get in the ring with Schechter and Clarke’s Mendoza the Jew; chuckle along with Roz Chast’s Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?; experience the rise and fall of Stephenson, Bellegarde & Jordie’s Nowhere Men; nine reviews from the March 15 issue

Science & Technology Reviews | February 15, 2014

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Reviews of Patrick Dawson’s Vintage Beer: A Taster’s Guide to Brews That Improve over Time, Kevin Fong’s Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century, Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, and a list of titles from the February 15 issue.

A Genre’s Woman Problem | Mystery BackTalk, December 2013

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Award-winning author Hilary Davidson decries crime fiction’s violent misogyny