Review of Alison Hawthorne Deming’s “Zoologies”

My review of Alison Hawthorne Deming’s book Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit, on the Ploughshares blog.

http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/review-zoologies-on-animals-and-the-human-spirit/

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Lost treasures in the library

You find weird things when you work at bookstores and libraries. Sometimes they are left inside the books, sometimes they are lost (and found) in the stacks, and sometimes they are just handed to you by interesting characters. This link goes to a collection of weird stuff my coworkers, friends, and I have come across:

http://www.foundatthelibrary.tumblr.com/

yes, someone left a beta fish in the book stacks and never came back. so i adopted her

yes, someone left a beta fish in the book stacks and never came back. so i adopted her

an "origami penguin" from a little girl. his name is Cold Feet and he love to read.

an “origami penguin” from a little girl. his name is Cold Feet and he love to read.

an apology/"please don't send me to jail" note given to Bookmans

an apology/”please don’t send me to jail” note given to Bookmans