September 29, 2017

Volume 64, Issue 05

The Chronicle Review

They distract us from colleges’ systemic failures.

A selection from Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer: Undocumented Vignettes From a Pre-American Life.

Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.

Ryan Shapiro takes his crusade against government secrecy to the steps of the White House.

The field has not adequately rebuked the white supremacists appropriating its subject.

In the 20th century, amid two world wars and a depression, poets found shelter in the university. But is that where they should stay?