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Simon. Mass Incarceration on Trial [review: Toyed with and Discarded: The Inmate as Human in an Age of Mass Incarceration, LARB]

McCalman. The Reef: a passionate history [review, LARB]

Kachina - Messengers of the Hopi and Zuni Gods

Sorolla and America. Catalogue for the San Diego Museum of Art exhibition of the same name. Featuring the art of Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida.

Sorolla and America | San Diego Museum of Art

Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom. [Not your childhood coloring book]

Colouring is in « Selvedge

American Terroir

American Terroir |

Feldstein, Ruth. How It Feels to Be Free : Black Women Entertainers and the Civil Rights Movement | reviewed in The Los Angeles Review of Books

Revolutionary Performances – The Los Angeles Review of Books

Fincher, Leta Hong. Leftover Women : The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China. via LARB

Mackrell, Judith. Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation via the LARB review: 'Femmes Dangereuses in the 20th Century'

González, Rigoberto. Red-Inked Retablos. via LARB review: 'Different Shades of Red': On Rigoberto González's New Collection.

Anderson, M. Kat. Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resource. University of California Press

Pieces from the Past: Voices of Heroic Women in Civil Rights | Vroman's Bookstore

Hitchcock and Bradbury Fistfight in Heaven. McSweeney's Issue 45

Goldstein, Nancy. Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist

Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900-1940 (North American Indian Prose Award) by Brenda J. Child. University of Nebraska Press

Gessen, Masha. Words Will Break Cement : The Passion of Pussy Riot

Gordon, Robert. Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion. [LARB review 'Aaron Gilbreath ... The Sounds of Soulsville, U.S.A.']

Pinholes in the night: essential poems from Latin America. Copper Canyon Press [LARB 'Magdalena Edwards interviews Raúl Zurita & Forrest Gander']

A Conversation with Forrest Gander and Raúl Zurita about...

Burns, James MacGregor Burns. Fire and Light. On the Enlightenment, as reviewed by LARB

Enlightenment: James MacGregor Burns’s Version – The Los...

Pin Loom Weaving: 40 Projects for Tiny Hand Looms by Margaret Stump

Testimonios: Early California through the Eyes of Women, 1815–1848. Firsthand accounts gathered in the 1870's Bancroft survey, selected from the collection at Berkely and published by Heyday Books

Hilda and the Midnight Giant

Chumash Ethnobotany: Plant Knowledge Among the Chumash People of Southern California

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - The Museum Store