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Jun 21

The Steal is in Mother Jones

Here’s a review from the July issue of Mother Jones. Thanks, Mother Jones!

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May 26

Booklist Review Preview

I’ll link to this when I get the url. But here’s a tease: “A comprehensive, thoughtful book that should get readers’ mental juices stirring.” Thanks, Booklist!

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Apr 11

Publishers Weekly starred review

Just in, The Publishers Weekly starred review of The Steal. “Tracing the evolution of shoplifting through history (Eve, she quips, was the very first shoplifter when she swiped that apple), the responses of the police and of stores, Shteir examines its social significance and discovers that everyone from St. Augustine to Alfred Hitchcock have had an opinion on […]

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