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What’s in a name?

I was in my office going over the usual laundry list of institutional concerns—a forthcoming accreditation visit, faculty searches, tenure recommendations—when my editor called to tell me there was a problem with the cover of my soon-to-be released book about Mark Twain. \”Your name doesn’t work,\” she said. \”Particularly the Skandera part. Too long, too […] … learn more→