Shelf Life: The Nuclear West, Headcheese, and Humanity


Utne Reader librarian Danielle Maestretti shares the highlights (and occasional lowlights) of what's landing in our library each week.

Utne's library is abuzz with a steady flow of 1,300 magazines, journals,weeklies, zines, and other dispatches from the cultural front that are rarely found in big-box bookstores or newsstands. 

Shelf Life: Stories from the Utne Reader Library (Episode #4) from Utne Reader on Vimeo.

Featured in this week’s episode: 

- High Country News on remembering the nuclear west

- The state of American charcuterie, from The Art of Eating (not available online)

Nigerian author Chris Abani on humanity and writing, in a special issue of Witness on “Dismissing Africa” (PDF)

2/26/2009 7:54:55 PM

Perhaps some recipes from "The Art of Eating" could be offered at the meetings of the activists. Where were the animals?

Elizabeth Ryan_2
2/25/2009 12:29:29 PM

A heads-up about head cheese! Classic.

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