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Excerpt from Unruly Domestication by Kristin Skrabut

Excerpt from Unruly Domestication by Kristin Skrabut

Unruly Domestication investigates how Peru’s ongoing, internationally endorsed “war on poverty” shapes politics, intimate identities, and urban space in Lima. Drawing on a decade of embedded, ethnographic research in Lima’s largest… READ MORE

Q&A with Mónica M. Salas Landa on Visible Ruins

Q&A with Mónica M. Salas Landa on Visible Ruins

The Mexican Revolution (1910–1920) introduced a series of state-led initiatives promising modernity, progress, national grandeur, and stability. Far from accomplishing their stated goals, however, these initiatives concealed violence, and permitted… READ MORE

Q&A with Oil Cities author Henry Wiencek

Q&A with Oil Cities author Henry Wiencek

In 1904, prospectors discovered oil in the rural parishes of North Louisiana just outside Shreveport. As rural cotton fields gave way to dense, industrial centers of energy extraction, migrants from… READ MORE

The Memoir You Cannot Miss

The Memoir You Cannot Miss

Announcing Loose of Earth: A Memoir Book Tour Dates | Praise | Audio Excerpts For anyone who has experienced the death of a parent, telling the story of that loss… READ MORE