Volume 59, Issue 19: January 18, 2013

January 14, 2013


The Chronicle Review

  • The Delights of Disgust

    Revulsion can be a many-splendored thing. Recent books on it by philosophers are missing some of its nifty, nasty nuances.

  • Sex in the Muslim City

    A savvy, eye-opening new book investigates intimacy in the Arab world.

  • Making Math Pop Premium Link

    Tales of biographical and intellectual adventure inspire all kinds of students. Mathematicians are no exception.

  • When Bad Things Happen to Untenured People Premium Link

    Calculating the "appropriate" tenure-clock extension in cases like the illness and death of a child is next to impossible, but it's worth trying.

  • Shelf Life Premium Link

    Forget the e-book buzz. Print is back.

  • An Anthropologist Goes Indie Premium Link

    Independent films and their relentless social critique have found an observer in Sherry Ortner.