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Austen Fans, Modern Belief, and Environmental Politics

New books and scholarship from Oxford University Press, Princeton University Press, and the University Press of Colorado.
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Ten Poems about Travel

Poetry about all kinds of travel—from grand adventures to family vacations—by Elizabeth Bishop, Rita Dove, and more.
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Saturn’s Rings, Anger, and Snowmen

Well-researched stories from Forward, Wired, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Our Best Stories of 2018

Victorian librarians, Mister Rogers, queer time, and Jane Austen's subversive linguistics, oh my!
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“Silent Night,” Cookie Dough, and Alpha-Gal Allergies

Well-researched stories from America Magazine, Mosaic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Social Drama, China Relations, and a Tree of Blood

Well-researched stories from Slate, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Civil Rights and New Deal America, Bruno Latour, and Bad Environmentalism

New books and scholarship from University of North Carolina, Harvard University Press, and University of Minnesota Press.
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Bees’ Thoughts, Disappearing Bugs, and Giant Snails

Well-researched stories from The Boston Globe, Pacific Standard, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Digestion, Hangovers, and Sinister Magic

Well-researched stories from Slate, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Wildfire, Stopping Suicide, and Marshmallow-Topped Casserole

Well-researched stories from Wired, Quartz, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Real Placebos, Brutal Progress, and Paleolithic Myths

Well-researched stories from Longreads, The Atlantic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Moms United, Caribbean Slavers, and Powerful Bacteria

Well-researched stories from Harvard Magazine, The New York Review of Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Anti-Semitism, Gender Science, and Lavender

Well-researched stories from Wired, Smithsonian Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Human Rights, Coffee Rust, and Dead Mammals

Well-researched stories from The Conversation, 99 Percent Invisible, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Angry Women, Captive Jaguars, and Brainy Catholics

Well-researched stories from the New Yorker, Pacific Standard Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Black Holes, Hacking Trade, and Talk Therapy’s Dangers

Well-researched stories from The New York Times, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Anita Hill, Declining Divorce, and Reviving the Dead

Well-researched stories from The Cut, Vox, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Trauma, Disaster, and Partying Octopuses

Well-researched stories from Public Books, NPR, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Autism Education, “Silent Sam,” and Regulating TV

New books and scholarship from UNC Press, The University of Texas Press, and Oxford University Press.
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Ravens, Hedgehogs, and the Basis of Thought

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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White House Leaks, Mafia Lemons, and Future Babies

Well-researched stories from GQ, NPR, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Goats, Parasites, and Your Climate Change Future

Well-researched stories from Wired, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

John McCain, Reproduction Myths, and Drinking

Well-researched stories from Aeon, Mental Floss, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Trees, Apples, and Little Women

Well-researched stories from Pacific Standard, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Ancient Music, Corporate Giants, and Normal Psychopaths

Well-researched stories from Aeon, the Cut, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.