Reviews Round-up: Cornell Books Praised in the The Atlantic, JAMA, The Nation & Newsweek

As 2012 draws to a close, four Cornell books received high-profile praise—
•The Atlantic Monthly named “The Politics of Voter Suppression” by Tova Andrea Wang as one of the eight “Best 2012 Books about Justice,” calling it “a great place to start” to understand the “the coming Supreme Court war over the Voting Rights Act.” (http://tinyurl.com/c9324pc)
•In its review of “The Big Squeeze” by Handel Reynolds, MD, The Journal of the American Medical Association lauded the book’s “balanced, objective, in-depth discussion of all aspects of screening mammography” and cited it as a book that physicians “can feel comfortable in recommending to their patients.” (http://tinyurl.com/co5fmps)
•The Nation reviewed Timothy Melley’s “The Covert Sphere” at length, engaging with Melley’s “fascinating” argument about the relationship between postwar American fiction and the rise of the national security state. (http://tinyurl.com/cjovjrv)
•Finally, in one of the last issues of Newsweek (Dec. 17), Augustine Thompson’s biography, “Francis of Assisi,” was selected as on of the magazine’s eleven “Favorite Books of 2012.” (http://tinyurl.com/d6mjv9p)

Reviews Round-up: Cornell Books Praised in the The Atlantic, JAMA, The Nation & Newsweek