Rachel Jane Liebert reviews Jonathan Metzl’s Dying of Whiteness: How the politics of racial resentment is killing America’s heartland (Basic Books: 2019). Having found Jonathan Metzl’s previous books – Prozac on the Couch and The
Emily Sinclair reviews Andrew Russell’s Anthropology of Tobacco: Ethnographic adventures in non-human worlds (Routledge: 2019). In his Anthropology of Tobacco Andrew Russell takes a refreshing look at the history of this plant, both spirit and
Sierra Moreno reviews Kathleen Béres Rogers’ Creating Romantic Obsession: Scorpions in the Mind (Palgrave Macmillan: 2019) In Francisco Goya’s 1799 etching The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters, a slumped figure is assailed by a cloud
Marie Allitt reviews Alan Bleakley’s Educating Doctors’ Senses Through the Medical Humanities: “How do I look?” (Routledge: 2020). Building on many years as professor of medical humanities in medical education, Alan Bleakley’s Educating Doctors’ Senses Through
Lena Maria Lorenz reviews Nathan H. White & Christopher C.H. Cook’s Biblical and Theological Visions of Resilience: Pastoral and clinical insights (Routledge: 2020). The editors of this innovative volume of fifteen essays justly belief that
Michal Raucher reviews Ben Kasstan’s Making Bodies Kosher: The Politics of Reproduction among Haredi Jews in England (Berghahn: 2019). In Making Bodies Kosher, Ben Kasstan explores the ways Orthodox Jews in Manchester, England respond to public
Neko Mellor reviews Moving World’s latest issue, ‘Literature, Medicine, Health’ (edited by Clare Barker). At the time of writing this review, the UK is in its seventh week of lockdown due to the covid-19 pandemic, and
Adam Hayden reviews Nathan Carlin’s Pastoral Aesthetics: A theological perspective on principlist bioethics (Oxford University Press: 2019). Nathan Carlin’s Pastoral Aesthetics is a synthesizing project that brings bioethics together with his professional practice of pastoral care.
Ana Margarida Sousa Santos reviews Adam Montgomery’s The Invisible Injured: Psychological trauma in the Canadian military from the first world war to Afghanistan (McGill-Queen’s University Press: 2017). Adam Montgomery’s The Invisible Injured: Psychological trauma
Arabella Henderson reviews Manon Mathias and Alison Moore’s Gut Feeling and Digestive Health In Nineteenth-Century Literature, History and Culture (Palgrave: 2018) “However novel the new gut-brain axis science may seem…many individuals who engaged with medical
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