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Becoming Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs biographer Peter L. Laurence will talk about his book, Becoming Jane Jacobs (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016), on Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. In his biography, Laurence examines how Jane Jacobs, who only … Continue reading

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Rotella on Playing in Time

English Professor Carlo Rotella, director of the University’s American Studies program, was interviewed about his new book, Playing in Time, by Brendan Rapple of the BC Libraries. Take a listen. Playing in Time, featured in BC Bookmarks in October, features … Continue reading

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From Rotella: a new book, a NYT book review and two columns

According to a New York Times book review by English Professor Carlo Rotella, Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany — a collection of the author’s reporting, essays, short stories and drama– is a worthwhile read for Portis’ fans. Rotella, who also … Continue reading

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