ShelfLife@Texas March 2009 Blog Archive




Dietrich, Alicia
Akin, Marla
Sinn, Jessica
Battles, Kerri

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CONTENTS: Philip Bobbitt to Discuss "Terror and Consent" – Poetry on the Plaza features Persian poetry – Author Ian McEwan to Read on Campus March 5 – Decoding the Origins of Speech – Alumnus Offers "Color" Commentary on Writing for Kids – Persian poetry exhibition attracts international coverage – What's on Your Nightstand, Joanna Hitchcock? – Exploring Literary Backgrounds in Traditional Irish Storytelling – Telling the story of plants – What's On Your Nightstand, Andrea DeLong-Amaya? – A poetry triple header – A Look into the Mexican-American Struggle for Equal Rights – A reading with Nadine Eckhardt || BOOKS MENTIONED IN CONTENTS: “Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-First Century” by Philip Bobbitt – “The Origin of Speech: Studies in the Evolution of Language” by Peter MacNeilage – “The Day-Glo Brothers” by Chris Barton – “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood” by Alexandra Fuller – “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: A Novel” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows – “Pariah” by Thomas Zigal – “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin – “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky – “Party Pieces: Oral Storytelling and Social Performance in Joyce and Beckett” by Alan Friedman – “Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology” by James Mauseth – “Design Your Garden” by Diarmuid Gavin – “Designing with Plants” by Piet Oudolf with Noël Kingsbury – “It’s Easy Being Green” by Crissy Trask – “A Child’s Garden: 60 Ideas to Make Any Garden Come Alive for Children” by Molly Dannenmaier – “Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas: Mexican Workers and Job Politics during World War II” by Emilio Zamora – “Duchess of Palms” by Nadine Eckhardt

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