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SOF NEWS September 2013

Lucy Corin, FAAR'13
Photo: courtesy Lucy Corin
Xenobia in Chains by Harriet Hosmer (1859) is the subject of a new book by Patricia Cronin
Photo: Lexie Cook
Newest catalog from Italica Press is now available
Publishers Ronald Musto, FAAR'79 and Eileen Gardiner
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New books by writer Lucy Corin, architect Kiel Moe, and artist Patricia Cronin, plus a new catalog from Italica Press.


Lucy Corin, FAAR'13 announces the release of her new book One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses. The San Francisco Chronicle calls it "a delightful, endlessly inventive read." Lambda Literary interviewed her when she was still in Rome. Read the diary of some of her Rome adventures here. She will be touring this fall, see SOF Events for details.

Kiel Moe, FAAR'10 also has a new book. Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy was released in July. 

The Zenobia Scandal: A Meditation on Male Jealousy by Patricia Cronin, FAAR'07 focuses on the stir created by the massive marble sculpture Zenobia in Chains by Harriet Hosmer, one of the women sculptors working in Rome in the mid-19th century.The book is available with Zing Magazine issue #23

The newest catalog from Italica Press is now available as a downloadable PDF. Publishers Ronald Musto, FAAR'79 and Eileeen Gardiner offer titles of interest to many members of the Academy community, as well an interactive map of medieval Naples and photo galleries that are delightfully distracting.

A lecture entitled "The Rise and Fall of Quellenforschung" by Glenn W. Most, FAAR'83 can be viewed here. It was delivered at the 42nd annual conference of the Israel Society for the Promotion of Classical Studies in July, 2013.