Hot off the press…

24 07 2009

The University of California Press has just released my new book, Unraveled: A Weaver’s Tale of Life Gone Modern. The catalog makes it sound doggone good:

“Deftly bridging literary conventions, this compelling work exposes the cultural origins of a quiet revolution that occurred over the course of the twentieth century. Krause combines novelistic and ethnographic techniques to get at population dynamics that have raised alarm across Europe and the United States, and manifested, for example, in Italy’s extremely low birthrate. But what actually motivates people to have fewer children? Krause turns to the evocative story of one woman, Emilia Raugei, who was born in a Tuscan hill town in 1920 and worked as a straw weaver in a rapidly globalizing economy….” Read more at the University of California Press.



3 responses to “Hot off the press…”

24 08 2009
Anne (14:03:14) :

congrats, Betsy! Looking forward to it! Anne Bennett

31 05 2010
Roger Willcox (00:23:45) :

Congratulations on the book. Sounds like that trip to Tuscany was quite fruitful. Sylvia and I look forward to reading it.

14 07 2010
Elizabeth Krause (15:18:11) :

Yes hope you guys get a chance to check out the book and that you enjoy it! Nice to find your comment.

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