Penny Coleman looks at the plight of veterans suffering from PTSD who are now behind bars.
Susan Campbell ponders the power of cursing.
Enter to win a copy of Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-TradingDynasty in U.S. History (because you've read all of Thomas DeWolf's posts here, right?).
Feminist Review likes House of Secrets: The Hidden World of the Mikveh, even if the reviewer has mixed feelings about the ritual itself.
The Boston Examiner talks about the "cacophony of faith" in Believer, Beware.