The new Interim Issue of Common-place offers several tips for summer reading, including two reviews of books on the complications of race in America: Julie Winch’s The Clamorgans (reviewed by Jared Hardesty) and Eva Sheppard Wolf’s Almost Free (reviewed by Rebecca Goetz). In addition, Jennifer Brady reviews Bodies and Books: Reading and the Fantasy of Communion in Nineteenth-Century America by Gillian Silverman. All this, plus a new Poetic Research column by T. Zachary Cotler, and Episode 19 of Josh Brown’s graphic novella “Ithaca,” are available at http://www.common-place.org.
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