ShelfLife@Texas January 2009 Blog Archive




Corley, Nyleva
Molin, Jason
Sinn, Jessica
Dietrich, Alicia

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Contents: What’s on Your Nightstand, Tom Zigal? -- Alum’s Comic Book Illustrates Iraq War Experiences -- Grad Student Publishes Memoir of Growing Up in Iran -- Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston -- Celebrate 400 Years of Eyes on the Skies -- An Inside Look at the Supreme Court's Gatekeepers -- A Guided History of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama -- Historian Traces Emergence of Black Identity in America -- Happy Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe! -- Michener Alum Reads at BookPeople Tonight -- Professor Translates Novel about Iran-Iraq War -- The Ultimate Product Placement -- What's on Your Nightstand, Tom Gilligan? -- Barry Unsworth to Discusses "Land of Marvels" at the HRC -- Book Chronicles Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps -- Professor Discusses the Economic Crisis and the Road Ahead -- PBS Airs "The Polio Crusade" Based on Professor's Book -- What Obama Can Learn from FDR || BOOKS MENTIONED IN CONTENTS: "The Film Club" by David Gilmour -- "Drinking Coffee Elsewhere" by ZZ Packer -- "Our Stealing Horses" by Per Petterson -- "City of Refuge" by Tom Piazza -- "No Enemy, but Peace" by Richard Meyer -- "In the House of My Bibi: Growing Up in Revolutionary Iran" by Nastaran Kherad -- "Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston" by James Hornfischer -- "Sorcerers' Apprentices: 100 Years of Law Clerks at the United States Supreme Court" by David Weiden -- "Carry It On: The War on Poverty and the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, 1964-1970" by Susan Youngblood Ashmore" -- "Becoming African in American: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic" by James Sidbury -- "Submersion Journalism: Reporting in the Radical First Person from Harper’s Magazine” by Jake Silverstein -- "Fortune Told in Blood" by Mohammad Ghannonparvar -- "American Rust" by Philipp Meyer -- "Land of Marvels" by Thomas Gilligan and Barry Unsworth -- "Inside the Vicious Heart: Americans and the Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps" by Robert Abzug

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