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COM prof’s book challenges gender stereotypes

BU journalism professor Caryl Rivers is a nationally known journalist, columnist, media critic and author of 15 books. Her newest book, The Truth about Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes about Our Children (Columbia University Press, 2011) is coauthored by Rosalind C. Barnett, a Brandeis University women’s studies researcher, and addresses the widespread belief that… Read More

Zuckoff returns to Shangri-La

In Prof. Mitchell Zuckoff’s newest book – Lost in Shangri-La – he discovers a nearly forgotten tale of a World War II-era plane crash that left three Americans stranded in an eerie, little-known part of world, surrounded by mountains and jungle. Here, the three castaways lived alongside a New Guinean tribe, which ate the hands… Read More

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