Shelf Life: The Nuclear West, Headcheese, and Humanity

<p>Utne Reader librarian <a title=”Danielle Maestretti” href=”https://www.utne.com/bios/danielle-maestretti.aspx”>Danielle Maestretti</a> shares the highlights (and occasional lowlights) of what’s landing in our library each week.</p>
<p>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. </p>
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<a href=”http://vimeo.com/3360305″>Shelf Life: Stories from the Utne Reader Library (Episode #4)</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user1253675″>Utne Reader</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com/”>Vimeo</a>.

<p>Featured in this week’s episode: </p>
<p dir=”ltr”>-<strong> High Country News</strong> on <a href=”http://www.hcn.org/issues/41.3/the-half-life-of-memory” target=”_blank”>
<u>remembering the nuclear west</u>
</a>
</p>
<p>- The state of American charcuterie, from<strong> The Art of Eating</strong> (not available online)</p>
<p>- <a href=”http://witness.blackmountaininstitute.org/archive/xxii/Witness_XXII-Abani.pdf” target=”_blank”>
<u>Nigerian author Chris Abani on humanity and writing</u>
</a>, in a special issue of<strong> Witness</strong> on “<a href=”http://witness.blackmountaininstitute.org/current_issue.htm” target=”_blank”>
<u>Dismissing Africa</u>
</a>” (PDF)</p>
<p>- Advice for activists on running productive meetings, from<strong> Red Pepper</strong> (not available online)</p>
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<strong>Sources:</strong>
<a href=”http://www.hcn.org/” target=”_blank”>
<strong>
<u>High Country News</u>
</strong>
</a>
<strong>,</strong>
<a href=”http://www.artofeating.com/” target=”_blank”>
<strong>
<u>The Art of Eating</u>
</strong>
</a>
<strong>,</strong>
<a href=”http://witness.blackmountaininstitute.org/” target=”_blank”>
<strong>
<u>Witness</u>
</strong>
</a>
<strong>,</strong>
<a href=”http://www.redpepper.org.uk/” target=”_blank”>
<strong>
<u>Red Pepper</u>
</strong>
</a>
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