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book review

Nonfiction
Exploring the history of silence and film
Published Summer 2019
Meredith Ward explores what moviegoing has sounded like from the tumultuous days of the early silent cinema through the modern experience of watching media on a smartphone with earbuds in public / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Nonfiction
Alum Aaron Shulman shares the tragic, infamous story of the Panero family
Published Summer 2019
Alum Aaron Shulman shares the tragic, infamous story of the Panero family / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Nonfiction
An engrossing history of the rise of coffee production in Mexico's Soconusco region
Published Summer 2019
An engrossing history of the rise of coffee production in Mexico's Soconusco region / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Book Review
A Baltimore story
Published Spring 2019
Antero Pietila crafts an invaluable examination of a city, a man, and the institution that bears his name / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Book Review
Westward ho
Published Spring 2019
Historian Mary Ryan's new book is a fascinating look at what two American cities can tell us about 19th-century urbanization / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Fiction
21st-century picaresque
Published Winter 2018
Esi Edugyan's 'Washington Black' sketches a portrait of an artist as a young enslaved man fleeing bondage / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Transcending unbelonging
Published Winter 2018
Nicole Chung's memoir 'All You Can Ever Know' weaves a tale of adoption, family, and identity / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Clashing opinions
Published Winter 2018
'We Are the Clash' winds political history around the story of the band's final years / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Poetry
Worth puzzling over
Published Fall 2018
Writing Seminars professor's newest poetry collection is at once esoteric, mischievous, playful, and obscure / Johns Hopkins Magazine
YOUNG ADULT
Raised in internment
Published Fall 2018
Young adult novel focuses on how global events irrevocably change young people already spinning in the tornadoes of adolescence / Johns Hopkins Magazine