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book reviews

Interview
Talking with Narges Bajoghli
Published Fall 2019
The anthropologist, filmmaker, and writer discusses her debut book, an inside look on being pro-regime in Iran / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Nonfiction
Review: Narges Bajoghi's 'Iran Reframed'
Published Fall 2019
This vital work of media scholarship explores how the Iranian regime communicates with the public—and the stories that emerge from propaganda / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Nonfiction
Book review: Katrin Pahl's 'Sex Changes with Kleist'
Published Fall 2019
Heinrich von Kleist was ahead of his time in his considerations of gender and theater / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Bioethics
A 'riveting' account of opioid addiction
Published June 21, 2019
Travis Rieder draws from experience and research to explore the opioid crisis in America
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
Poetry
Literary excision
Published Fall 2018
In her seventh collection of poems, alum Elizabeth Spires uses words with sparing potency / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Talking with J.D. Connor
Published Summer 2018
Hopkins alum dishes on the business of show business and why the stories Hollywood tells about itself matter / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Fiction
Estate stories
Published Summer 2018
Delury has a gift for devastating understatement and delicate moments in her debut novel, 'The Balcony' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Nonfiction
Violent nature
Published Summer 2018
This compact, heady book asks whether being human requires a capacity for violence that defines itself against nature / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
Talking with Chris Lebron
Published Winter 2017
Philosophy professor talks teaching philosophy via a social movement, radical art, and James Baldwin's idea of love / Johns Hopkins Magazine