Book Review: A Body, Undone: Living On After Great Pain

  Christina Crosby, A Body, Undone: Living On After Great Pain. NYU Press, 2016. Reviewed by Ayesha Ahmad   There is a paradox in Professor Christina Crosby’s biography A Body, Undone: Living On After Great Pain–the paralysis that constrained her body so suddenly seems to have freed the language that we all possess and contain but which is generally […]

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Book Review: Multiple Autisms

  Multiple Autisms: Spectrums of Advocacy and Genomic Science, by Jennifer S. Singh. University of Minnesota Press, 2016.   Reviewed by Patrick Danner Ph.D. Student, University of Louisville, Rhetoric and Composition   Jennifer S. Singh’s Multiple Autisms: Spectrums of Advocacy and Genomic Science weaves together several moving pieces surrounding autism research over the past 40+ […]

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Book Review: Aliceheimer’s

  Aliceheimer’s. Alzheimer’s Through the Looking Glass By Dana Walrath. Published by The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2016.   Reviewed by Dr Martina Zimmermann.   Dana Walrath’s Aliceheimer’s. Alzheimer’s Through the Looking Glass is the second graphic memoir by an adult child about her mother’s Alzheimer’s disease, after Sarah Leavitt’s Tangle. A Story About Alzheimer’s, […]

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Book Review: Cancer Poetry

  Ian Twiddy, Cancer Poetry. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015 Reviewed by Sue Spencer   Cancer remains one of the most feared of diseases. It evokes dread in the general public and stimulates startling headlines about its insidious and destructive nature. Even as knowledge increases and cancer detection rates improve, this remains the case, despite the fact […]

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