Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

Interesting Reads

Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

Interesting Reads

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Interesting Reads

The Armies

By hvelio Rosero, translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean

The story revolves around Ismail, an elderly retired teacher in a small Colombian town who passes Ihc clays pretending to pick oranges while spying on his neighbor Geraldina as she lies naked in the shade of a ceiba tree. But his life suddenly changes when his wife disappears and he must find lier. Soon the readers of this gripping novel learn that not only grassy hillsides surround San José but landmines and coca fields. Soon Ismail is caught up in drug wars when competing armies engage each other, and slowly destroy Ins small town.

2009. 224 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8112-1854-1. $14.95 paper. New Directions Publishing, (800) 233-4830. www.ndpuhlishing.cotn

Instant Appeal: The S Primal Factors That Create Blockbuster Success

By Vicki Kunkel

Med with examples and explanations of the phenomena associated with ''stickiness," or instant appeal, die book of the same name reveals the often surprising (and proven) reasons behind why we vote for certain people, listen to the same songs over and over again, and favor one brand over another. …

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