David Azzolina

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Strike Up the Band: New York City in the Roaring Twenties

This highly recommended book bears comparison to Frederick Lewis Allen’s Only Yesterday. For general readers seeking a broad understanding of the decade and New York or scholars needing a reference point for this combustible era.
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Queering Rehoboth Beach: Beyond the Boardwalk

This highly recommended title about Rehoboth Beach, DE, is a tour de force of micro history at its best. Both scholars and general readers will appreciate it.

In the Shadow of Diagnosis: Psychiatric Power and Queer Life

This beautifully written, highly recommended book will find readers across a wide spectrum of academic fields, notably the history of science and psychiatry. But general audiences interested in seeing how professionals can correct an industry will enjoy this too.
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Joseph White Musser: A Mormon Fundamentalist

Rosetti is to be commended for writing the first scholarly book about Musser. This accessible volume puts him in his rightful place among Mormon thinkers; recommended for readers interested in American religious and sectarian history.
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Forbidden Desire in Early Modern Europe: Male-Male Sexual Relations, 1400–1750

A significant contribution to the debate on the making of modern sexualities and an essential read for historians and serious students of premodern European history. Both general readers and scholars will undoubtedly come away with new insights from this meticulously researched and argued book.
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The Devil Sat on My Bed: Encounters with the Spirit World in Mormon Utah

General readers will enjoy this book’s many stories about spiritual experiences and the accessibility of its arguments. Academics, too, can appreciate how the author situates the specifics of the Mormon experience in the larger theoretical discourse of spirit manifestations in other cultures.

Long Live Queer Nightlife: How the Closing of Gay Bars Sparked a Revolution

An accessible, absorbing look into an evolving form of queer culture, written by a brilliant sociologist.

American Zion: A New History of Mormonism

A book about Mormonism that will stand the test of time. General readers should be riveted by a story well told; scholars will be engaged by arguments worth debating.
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Lowell L. Bennion: A Mormon Educator

A powerful example of faith in action. Readers seeking more knowledge about this type of spiritual approach will come away wondering why there aren’t more people like Bennion. Highly recommended for its clear prose.
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