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Tales of Diyonsus: An Evening of Reading and Translation with Stanley Lombardo, William Levitan, et al.

Tales of Dionysus: The Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis By William Levitan, Stanley Lombardo Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780472038961
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Published: University of Michigan Press - August 15th, 2022

Tales of Dionysus is the first English verse translation of one of the most extraordinary poems of the Greek literary tradition, the Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis. By any standard, the Dionysiaca is a formidable work.


University Press Week Panel ft. Nicole Perry, Jody Keisner, and Kristine Langley Mahler

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We’re delighted to host an offsite event as part of University Press Week, a conference running from November 14-18!

Policing Sex in the Sunflower State: The Story of the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women By Nicole Perry Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9780700631889
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Published: University Press of Kansas - June 10th, 2021

Policing Sex in the Sunflower State: The Story of the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women is the history of how, over a span of two decades, the state of Kansas detained over 5,000 women for no other crime than having a venereal disease. In 1917, the Kansas legislature passed Chapter 205, a law that gave the state Board of Health broad powers to quarantine people for disease.


Curing Season: Artifacts (In Place) By Kristine Langley Mahler Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781952271656
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Published: West Virginia University Press - October 1st, 2022

“An exquisite, aching memoir of adolescent girlhood. . . .


Under My Bed and Other Essays (American Lives ) By Jody Keisner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496230478
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - September 1st, 2022

Jody Keisner was raised in rural Nebraska towns by a volatile father and kind but passive mother. As a young adult living alone for the first time, she began a nighttime ritual of checking under her bed each night, not sure who she was afraid of finding. An intruder? A monster? Her father?


Obsessive, Intrusive, Magical Thinking with Author and Journalist Marianne Eloise

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Obsessive, Intrusive, Magical Thinking By Marianne Eloise Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781785788154
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Published: Icon Books - July 19th, 2022

Obsessive was, still is, my natural state, and I never wondered why. I didn't mind, didn't know that other people could feel at peace. I always felt like a raw nerve, but then, I thought that everyone did.

Writer and journalist Marianne Eloise was born obsessive.


A Witchy Virtual Event with Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence, authors of "The Science of Witchcraft"

The Science of Witchcraft: The Truth Behind Sabrina, Maleficent, Glinda, and More of Your Favorite Fictional Witches By Meg Hafdahl, Kelly Florence Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781510767188
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Published: Skyhorse - September 6th, 2022

A scientific discovery of witches in fiction—Chilled Adventures of Sabrina, Sleeping BeautyWicked and so many more!
 
Kelly Florence and Meg Hafdahl, authors of The Science of Women in Horror and co-hosts of the Horror Rewind podcast called “the best horror film podcast out there”


The Science of Monsters: The Truth about Zombies, Witches, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Legendary Creatures By Meg Hafdahl, Kelly Florence Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781510747159
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Published: Skyhorse - October 15th, 2019

A must-have for any fan of horror and fantasy movies—Night of the Living Dead, A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Shining (Stephen King), and so many more!


The Science of Women in Horror: The Special Effects, Stunts, and True Stories Behind Your Favorite Fright Films By Meg Hafdahl, Kelly Florence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781510751743
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Published: Skyhorse - February 18th, 2020

From scream queens to femmes fatale, horror isn’t just for the boys. 

Gothic media moguls Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence, authors of The Science of Monsters, and co-hosts of the Horror Rewind podcast called “the best horror film podcast out there” by Film Daddy, present a guide to the feminist horror movies, TV shows, and characters we all


The Science of Serial Killers: The Truth Behind Ted Bundy, Lizzie Borden, Jack the Ripper, and Other Notorious Murderers of Cinematic Legend By Meg Hafdahl, Kelly Florence Cover Image
$14.99
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9781510764149
Published: Skyhorse - October 19th, 2021

Discover the real-life inspirations behind history’s most infamous serial killers: John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Charles Manson, and so many more.
 
Gothic media moguls Kelly Florence and Meg Hafdahl, authors of The Science of Monsters, The Science of Women in Horror, and The Science of Stephen King, and co-hosts of the Horror Rewind podcast called


The Science of Stephen King: The Truth Behind Pennywise, Jack Torrance, Carrie, Cujo, and More Iconic Characters from the Master of Horror By Meg Hafdahl, Kelly Florence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781510757745
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Published: Skyhorse - October 6th, 2020

Uncover the theories behind the Master of Horror's macabre tales: It, The Shining, Carrie, Cujo, Misery, Pet Semetary, and so much more!
 
Gothic media moguls Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence, authors of The Science of Monsters and The Science of Women in Horror, and co-hosts of the Horror Rewind podcast call


[At the Lawrence Public Library] Book Launch for "A New Guide to Kansas Mushrooms"

A New Guide to Kansas Mushrooms By Sherry Kay, Benjamin Sikes, Caleb Morse Cover Image
$31.14
ISBN: 9780700633067
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Published: University Press of Kansas - September 15th, 2022

Originally published in 1993, A Guide to Kansas Mushrooms went out of print in 2017. Original author Richard Kay suggested his wife, Sherry Kay, could assume the undertaking of revising the book, collaborating with him working as a consultant. After Richard's death in 2018, Sherry later added two coauthors, Benjamin Sikes and Caleb Morse, to complete the task.


The Raven's 35th Birthday Bash: A discussion with anthropologist Lucas Bessire and the Jayhawk Audubon Society

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Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains By Lucas Bessire Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780691212647
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Published: Princeton University Press - May 18th, 2021

Finalist for the National Book Award
An intimate reckoning with aquifer depletion in America's heartland


Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains By Lucas Bessire Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780691216430
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 4th, 2022

Finalist for the National Book Award
An intimate reckoning with aquifer depletion in America's heartland


The Raven's 35th Birthday Bash: Release party for the 2nd edition of Danny Caine's "How to Resist Amazon and Why"

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How to Resist Amazon and Why: The Fight for Local Economics, Data Privacy, Fair Labor, Independent Bookstores, and a People-Powered Future! By Danny Caine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781648411236
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Published: Microcosm Publishing - September 20th, 2022

The Raven's 35th Birthday Bash: Sarah Kendzior in conversation with Sarah Smarsh

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They Knew: How a Culture of Conspiracy Keeps America Complacent By Sarah Kendzior Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250210722
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 13th, 2022

“Every sentence delivered. The pathos of truth-seeking left me thinking of Herman Melville."
—Timothy Snyder, #1 New York Times bestselling author of On Tyranny


Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth By Sarah Smarsh Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501133091
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Published: Scribner - September 18th, 2018

*Finalist for the National Book Award and the Kirkus Prize*
*Instant New York Times Bestseller*

*Named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, The New York Post, BuzzFeed, Shelf Awareness, Bustle, and Publishers Weekly*

An essential read for our times: an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America that will deepen our understanding of t


SOLD OUT: The Raven's 35th Birthday Bash: Discussion with researcher Sara Dykman and Monarch Watch

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Bicycling with Butterflies: My 10,201-Mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration By Sara Dykman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643260457
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Published: Timber Press - April 13th, 2021

Winner of the 2021 National Outdoor Book Award

Sara Dykman made history when she became the first person to bicycle alongside monarch butterflies on their storied annual migration—a round-trip adventure that included three countries and more than 10,000 miles. Equally remarkable, she did it solo, on a bike cobbled together from used parts.


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