Shelf Life: Whale Food, Speed Dating Redux, Arab Women Writers

<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 in ‘Shelf Life.'</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/3295638″>Shelf Life: Stories from the Utne Reader Library (Episode #3)</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:<br />
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<p>- <strong>enRoute</strong> on <a href=”http://enroute.aircanada.com/en/articles/arctic-charming” target=”_blank”>Icelandic cuisine</a>
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<p>- <strong>Science News</strong> on “<a href=”http://www.sciencenews.org/view/feature/id/40372/title/The_Dating_Go_Round” target=”_blank”>The Dating Go Round</a>”</p>
<p>- A special issue of <strong>Southwest Review</strong> featuring modern fiction by Arab women (not available online)</p>
<p>- Zine excerpts and Canadian tabloids in <strong>Broken Pencil</strong> (not available online)</p>
<p>- <strong>Nuclear Energy Insight</strong> on how <a href=”http://www.nei.org/resourcesandstats/publicationsandmedia/insight/insightjanuary2009/sea-turtles-find-refuge-at-florida-nuclear-plant/” target=”_blank”>a nuclear power plant became a “refuge” for sea turtles</a>
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<strong>Sources: <a href=”http://enroute.aircanada.com/” target=”_blank”>enRoute</a>, <a href=”http://www.sciencenews.org/” target=”_blank”>Science News</a>, <a href=”http://smu.edu/southwestreview/” target=”_blank”>Southwest Review</a>, <a href=”http://www.brokenpencil.com/” target=”_blank”>Broken Pencil</a>, <a href=”http://www.nei.org/resourcesandstats/publicationsandmedia/insight/” target=”_blank”>Nuclear Energy Insight</a>
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