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L&S Bookshelf

Enjoy a sampling of books by UC Davis College of Letters and Science faculty.



The 5150 Poems

The 5150 Poems (Nine Mile, April 2022) is the 12th poetry collection by Sandra McPherson, professor emerita of English. The "5150" in the title  refers to a section of California law which allows an adult who is experiencing a mental health crisis to be involuntarily detained for a 72-hour psychiatric hospitalization and was inspired by her own experiences.