The following books were reviewed in the August issue of Choice (requires subscription):
"For far too long, the Vietnamese voice has been absent. In this memoir, Luan sheds new light on that component of the war missing from the standard narrative. ... [T]his memoir will be a worthy addition to any academic library interested in the tragedy of Vietnam. ... Essential."
"[T]his book is useful for those advanced scholars who are familiar with the myriad of linguistic jargons. ... Recommended."
"While the author's focus is on the transformation in the role of women both within the family network and in the marketplace, the book allows readers to better understand the impact of globalism on the citizens of Senegal. ... Recommended."
"The author's intellectual rigor and analysis provide strong support for his arguments ... A valuable addition to any collection on human rights or media studies. ... Highly recommended."
"Through her own interviews with survivors, as well as an examination of published and unpublished memoirs, Adler astutely argues that these experiences are important for understanding how and why the memory of Stalin's Terror and the Gulag remains ambivalent today. ... Recommended."