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For the National Book Critics Circle blog:

"Much-esteemed colleagues!": review of Mikhail Zoshchenko's Sentimental Tales

For the LA Times:

"Shakespeare is at the center of Julie Schumacher's witty new campus satire": review of The Shakespeare Requirement

For The Washington Post:

"Are You Stuck in a Pointless Job? You Are Not Alone": review of David Graeber's Bullshit Jobs and Sarah Kessler's Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work

For Pacific Standard:

"Martha Nussbaum Wants Americans to Calm Down": Review of Nussbaum's The Monarchy of Fear

"How to Fight Inequality, According to Thomas Piketty": review of Piketty's Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century and Naomi Beck's Hayek and the Evolution of Capitalism

For Marginalia:

"The Once and Future Mainline College": review of Robert Benne's Keeping the Soul in Christian Higher Education

For The Hedgehog Review:

"Shout at the Devil": review of Randall J. Stephens' The Devil's Music: How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock 'n' Roll

"The Jack That Won't Stay in the Box": review of Sarah Ruth Hammond's God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War.

For Newsday:

"Bart D. Ehrman's book charts the rise of a world religion": review of Ehrman's The Triumph of Christianity

For The Point:

"The Picture in Her Mind": Joan Didion on political storytelling

"Articles of Faith": American civil religion and its critics

"The Wildness of Things": Marilynne Robinson and liberal Christianity

For The Guardian:
"The War with No End" Military shows on network TV

"Where have all the Cowboys Gone?" California country music, past and present

For The Los Angeles Review of Books

"Mystery on (and off) Television": review of the French TV show "The Returned"

For the Journal of Scriptural Reasoning

"The Trouble with Translation": translating religious terms into secular language

For The Other Journal

"A New Creation": the Book of Common Prayer