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Jamaica, Ithaca, and Seinfeldia

Our Friday Reads are these five new books out this week, and links to related content you won’t find anywhere else. 
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Suggested Readings: Dating Shows, Card Games, and Massacres

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. ...
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

Post Offices, Prep Schools, and Poetry

Our Friday Reads are these five new books out this week, and links to related content you won’t find anywhere else. 
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Suggested Readings: Brexit, Magic, and Aging Monkeys

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. 

Quantifying Rape

 Rape has costs beyond the physical and emotional: Emergency room visits, therapy, rehab, wasted tuition, lost wages, and lifestyle changes expensive.
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

Video Games, Italian Revolutionaries, and Anne Tyler

Our Friday Reads are these new books out this week, and related content you won't find anywhere else.
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Suggested Readings: Happiness and Parenting, Racism and Medicine, Fox News and the GOP

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. ...
Beer Steins Are Raised as the Concord Singers Practice Singing German Songs in New Ulm, Minnesota.

Drinking Problems

How the medical profession has dealt with alcohol throughout the years.
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

Tig Notaro, Annie Proulx, and More

Our Friday Reads rounds up five new books out this week, and links to related content you won't find anywhere else. 
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Suggested Readings: Bees, Brains, and Bad Science

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. ...
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

Friday Reads in the Digital Library

Here is your Friday Five: Five new books out this week, and links to related content you won't find anywhere else. Ghanaian-American writer Yaa Gyasi’s firs
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Suggested Readings: Secrets, Pain, and Brains in Vats

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. ...
A doctor giving a young girl a vaccination

Avoiding Autoimmune Diseases

Avoiding autoimmune disease may depend on your social class and the ecosystems you’re exposed to.
Walt Whitman as photographed by Brian Handy

Walt Whitman: (Happy Birthday) Song of Himself

Happy Birthday, Walt Whitman, you old bard and…politician. Clearly you like to sing to yourself, but let us join ...
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Suggested Readings: Evidence for Police Work, Nanotech for Agriculture, Categories for Thinking

Our suggested readings of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. 
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A Matter of Taste

The psychology of taste : we like what we can easily identify.
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Suggested Readings: Drug Resistance, Dating, and Denim

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. ...
Jack Whinery, homesteader, with his wife and the youngest of his five children, Pie Town, New Mexico (LOC) Lee, Russell,, 1903-1986,, photographer.

Child’s Play

Play is an important part of child development; Paul Tough tells us about strategies to encourage healthy child development.

A Telephone Conversation with Malcolm X

This 1965 telephone conversation between Malcolm X and meeting organizers in Paris took place just weeks before his assassination.
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Suggested Readings: Clever Fish, Clever Babies, Not-So-Clever University Policies

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. 

Netflix and Chill

"Netflix and chill" is just the latest trend in 100+ years of changing courtship rituals.
Bernie Sanders

A Vintage Op-Ed from Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders' February 2003: "On My Mind: The Patriot Act's Threat to Libraries" published in American Libraries.
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Suggested Readings: Brain Maps, Water Dangers, and Rejecting Self-Esteem

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. Brought to you each Tuesday from the editors of JSTO
Depressed man

Anxiety and Treatment

Anxiety is on the rise in the general populace, says Will Hutton in this weekend’s Guardian.