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Books for Review

We are looking for reviewers for the following books:

  • Megan Eatman, Ecologies of Harm: Rhetorics of Violence in the United States  (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Sean Guynes and Martin Lund (eds.), Unstable Masks: Whiteness and American Superhero Comics (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Yetta Howard (ed.), Rated RX: Sheree Rose with and after Bob Flanagan  (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Casey Ryan Kelly, Apocalypse Man: The Death Drive and the Rhetoric of White Masculine Victimhood (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Heidi Yoston Lawrence, Vaccine Rhetorics  (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Lisa Meloncon, S. Scott Graham, Jenell Johnson, John A. Lynch, and Cynthia Ryan (eds.), Rhetoric of Health and Medicine As/Is: Theories of Approaches for the Field  (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Britta Muszeika, Approaching Whiteness: Acknolwedging Native Americans as Scholars of Reversal in 19th-Century Autobiographical Writings  (Universitätsverlag Winter, 2020)
  • Mazen Naous, Poetics of Visibility in the Contemporary Arab American Novel  (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Erik Redling and Oliver Scheiding (eds.), Handbook of the American Short Story  (De Gruyter, 2022)
  • Allison L. Rowland, Zoetropes and the Politics of Humanhood  (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Jennifer Domino Rudolph, Baseball as Mediated Latinidad: Race, Masculinity, Nationalism, and Performances of Identity  (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Alyson K. Spurgas, Diagnosing Desire: Biopolitics and Femininity into the Twenty-First Century  (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Jens Temmen, The Territorialities of US Imperialism(s): Conflicting Discourses of Sovereignty, Jurisdiction and Territory in Nineteenth-Century US Legal Texts and Indigenous Life Writing  (Universitätsverlag Winter, 2020)
  • Frans Weiser, False Documents: Inter-American Cultural History, Literature, and the Lost Decade (1975-1992)  (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Luke Winslow, American Catastrophe: Fundamentalism, Climate Change, Gun Rights, and the Rhetoric of Donald J. Trump (Ohio State UP, 2020)
  • Erin James, Narrative in the Anthropocene  (Ohio State UP, 2022)
  • Verena Reiter, Renegotiating American Nationalism: The Proxy War over Marriage Equality through the Lens of Un-Americansim  (Winter, 2022) 
  • Marius Hnderson, Writing during the Disasters: Modes of Rendering Suffering in Contemporary Experimental American Poetry  (Winter, 2022)

If you'd like to review one of these books or a book relevant to American studies that is not included in this list, please contact our reviews editor, Joshua Parker. Please note that we won't publish any reviews of books written or (co-)edited by members of the editorial board (books by advisory board members are ok).