Monthly Archives: March 2015

H Is for Hawk and the Future of Criticism

Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk, already a bestselling and award-winning book in the UK, was released in the US last week, and promptly hit #5 on the New York Times bestseller list. It’s the kind of book that makes … Continue reading

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Pandemic Fever

An old pandemic is in the news again—bubonic plague, the Black Death. Scientists Boris V. Schmid et al. published a paper this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the plague that plagued Europe during the early … Continue reading

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