Tag: Death and Grief

September news and new books

News and Notes Take a peak inside our latest Political Science Catalog, covering International Relations, Democracy Studies, Security Studies, and American Politics. Charles Rzepka, author of Being Cool: The Work of Elmore Leonard, wrote a moving eulogy honoring the late author, who passed away last month. Michelle Ann Abate, author of Bloody Murder: The Homicide…

September news and new books

News and Notes Take a peak inside our latest Political Science Catalog, covering International Relations, Democracy Studies, Security Studies, and American Politics. Charles Rzepka, author of Being Cool: The Work of Elmore Leonard, wrote a moving eulogy honoring the late author, who passed away last month. Michelle Ann Abate, author of Bloody Murder: The Homicide…

End of summer news and new books

News and Notes The August 8 edition of the London Review of Books featured a magnificent Colm Tóibín appreciation of The Selected Letters of Anthony Hecht. Americans are living longer than ever, aided by ever-advancing life-saving medical technologies and treatments. Dr. Dan Morhaim, author of The Better End: Surviving (and Dying) on Your Own Terms in…

End of summer news and new books

News and Notes The August 8 edition of the London Review of Books featured a magnificent Colm Tóibín appreciation of The Selected Letters of Anthony Hecht. Americans are living longer than ever, aided by ever-advancing life-saving medical technologies and treatments. Dr. Dan Morhaim, author of The Better End: Surviving (and Dying) on Your Own Terms in…

March news and new books

News and Notes Annette Lanjouw, co-author of Mountain Gorillas: Biology, Conservation, and Coexistence, was interviewed on NPR’s Science Friday during the SciFri Book Club about Dian Fossey’s Gorillas in the Mist. Daniel Webster, co-editor of Reducing Gun Violence in American: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis, was interviewed on Annapolis radio station WRNR 103.1. Hot…

Crazy Like a (Perfectly Normal) Bereaved Parent: In Defense of Rick and Karen Santorum

By Amy Kuebelbeck Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum and his wife, Karen, have been vilified in recent days for how they handled the death of their premature baby in 1996. Much of the criticism has been uninformed, some of it heartlessly cruel. According to this 1997 story in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Karen Santorum underwent fetal…