Reviews of The Newton Awards: A History of Genius in Science and Technology, The Warbler Guide, and St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, plus a full list of Reference reviews from September 1, 2013.
Beard, Mary. Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations. Liveright: Norton. Sept. 2013. 320p. ISBN 9780871407160. $28.95. HISTORY Described by the New York Times as “the closest thing, if it exists, to a celebrity classics professor” in a story about her having stood up to some naysayers who abused her on the Internet, Cambridge scholar [...]