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University of Colorado Boulder

The Worlds of Russian Village Women: Tradition, Transgression, Compromise

By Laura J. Olson (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013; 382 pages) ISBN: 978-0-299-29034-4 Buy The Worlds of Russian Village Women The values, desires and motivations of Russian village women are depicted in The Worlds of Russian Rural Women, co-authored by Laura J. Olson, an associate professor in CU’s Germanic and Slavic languages and literature department. Based on nearly three

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College Cooks

Taylor Stephan (Bus’12) uses his experience of living with five other young men while at CU to compile their experiences with food and cooking meals in College Cooks. The book explains how the six college cooks and roommates were able to shop, prep and cook for themselves while at school.


May This Be the Best Year of Your Life

Based on a private journal, memories and a blog that chronicled her adventure to India, Sandra Bornstein (MEdu’05) wrote May This Be the Best Year of Your Life to serve as a resource and guide to help others overcome the challenges of living outside of their comfort zone. When her husband accepted a job that required extensive international travel, Sandra was living her version of the American dream in Colorado, never imagining she would be faced with several dilemmas that left her feeling uncertain.