The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole.
By Michelle Cuevas ’04. Dial Books, 2017. A girl’s friendship with a lonely black hole that follows her home from NASA helps her to face her own sadness.





Rebel Power. By Peter Krause ’02. Cornell University Press, 2017. The balance of power among cooperative and competing nationalist groups may be key to why some achieve statehood and others don’t.






On Faith and Science. By Edward J. Larson ’74 and Michael Ruse. Yale University Press, 2017. A historian and a philosopher of science address the conflicts and intersections of science and religion.






Kiss Me Someone. By Karen Shepard ’87, Williams senior lecturer in English. Tin House, 2017. A collection of short stories about women who use their liminal positions to leverage their power.






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