February news and new books

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News and Notes/Praise and Reviews

Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, coauthor of Living with Itch: A Patient’s Guide, was featured in The New York Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Health Check, a BBC World Service program, interviewed contributors to Amy Boesky’s The Story Within in a special episode on living with genetic disorders.

Library Journal says of The 36-Hour Day, audio edition: “Rabins’s well-paced, friendly, and authoritative reading capably addresses uncomfortable or potentially embarrassing topics.”

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In The Lumière Reader, Terry Castle wrote, “One of the most elegant new critical books I’ve encountered recently is Janine Barchas’s Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity—a very original and well-researched, sometimes mind-blowing study of the numerous real-world people who stand ‘behind’ individual Austen characters. Barchas is stunning, for example, on Northanger Abbey, one of Austen’s more elusive fictions.”

Hot off the Press

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families, 3rd ed. The vital resource for people with bipolar disorder and their loved ones, completely updated.

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Fiction: “An Almost Theatrical Innocence”  In his personal tribute to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novels and short stories, John T. Irwin offers an intricate vision of one of the most important writers in the American canon.

Essential Readings in Evolutionary Biology  This collection of classic publications offers a chronological history of evolutionary biology from Darwin to Watson and Crick to the present.

Mental Health Issues and the University Student  Case-based intervention strategies for mental health professionals working with college and university students.

Forging China’s Military Might: A New Framework for Assessing Innovation  Experts examine how innovation and technology are transforming China’s defense industry.

The Boy Problem: Educating Boys in Urban America, 1870–1970  A historical perspective on the factors affecting boys’ relationships with school and the criminal justice system.

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