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Wednesday’s Book Review: “The Pseudo-Science Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe”


The Pseudo-Science Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe. By Michael D. Gordin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Introduction, acknowledgments, abbreviations and archives, illustrations, notes, index. 291 pp. ISBN: 978-0-226-30442-6. Hardcover with dustjacket, $29.00 USD. Virtually … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Geographies of Mars: Seeing and Knowing the Red Planet”


Geographies of Mars: Seeing and Knowing the Red Planet. By K. Maria D. Lane. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. Illustrations, acknowledgments, notes, bibliography, index. 266 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. ISBN: 978-0-226-47078-8. $45.00. Mars has long held a special … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Hitchcock: The Making of a Reputation”


Hitchcock: The Making of a Reputation. By Robert E. Kapsis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992. The recent movies that have been made about Alfred Hitchcock—Hitchcock (2012) and The Girl (2012), both of which deal with obsessions and misbehavior in … Continue reading

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