Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things on the web that caught my eye this week:

Twitter and university presses.

Focus on the Family’s new president: We need more families like Barack Obama’s.

Jeremy Beer reports from the Congress for the New Urbanism.

Are college students better off with full-time faculty members?

Heather Cox Richardson on writing college history papers.

Charles Cohen writes on Mormonism and the work of Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

Jon Meacham on why theocracies are doomed.

Top 100 Banned Novels of the 20th Century.

Frank Gannon reviews Kevin Mattson’s book on Jimmy Carter’s “malaise” speech.

New biography of Thaddeus Kosciuszko.

Do you take notes on index cards?

Diane Winston reviews Bethany Moreton, Between God and Walmart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise.