Shame, Stuffication, and Doing Good | Social Science Previews, Mar. 2015, Pt. 1

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Brown, Brené. Mapping Brave. Spiegel & Grau. Mar. 2015. 288p. ISBN 9780812995824. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780812995831. CD/downloadable: Random Audio. SELF-HELP A research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, Brown studies issues of vulnerability and shame—which leads her directly to this book’s subject, bravery, both what it is and how we […]

Barbara’s Picks, Jun. 2014, Pt. 2: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Alan Furst, Sue Miller, & More

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Betts, Dwayne. The Circumference of a Prison: Youth, Race, and the Failures of the American Justice System. Avery. Jun. 2014. 304p. ISBN 9781583334751. $27. LAW A distinguished poet, Yale law student, and NAACP Image award winner, Betts received a Soros Justice Fellowship to support the writing of this book, which addresses the inequities of a […]

Barbara’s Picks, Aug. 2012, Pt. 2: Kelley Armstrong, Laurie Frankel, Laura Lippman, Jenny Brown

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Barbara’s Picks, Aug. 2012, Pt. 2: Kelley Armstrong, Laurie Frankel, Laura Lippman, Jenny Brown

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My Picks: January 2012, Pt. 4: Halverson, Lescroart, Umrigar, Ghonim, Hendley

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My Picks: January 2012, Pt. 4: Halverson, Lescroart, Umrigar, Ghonim, Hendley

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