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Books

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American Journalists in the Great War

Chris Dubbs

Listed as “New and Noteworthy” in The New York Times Book Review.

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Rival Gardens

Connie Wanek

Praise from Rain Taxi Review:

“It takes remarkable restraint to refine language so it is this transparent . . . Connie Wanek is achieving . . . a luminous vision.”

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Le Football

Russ Crawford

Praise from Sport in American History:

“Crawford has crafted a work that will help open up the field to new possibilities of what stories should and can be told – an impressive accomplishment.”

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Russia’s Dead End

Andrei A. Kovalev

Review from Kirkus:

“…astonishing in its relentless frankness and a refreshing report from an insider.”

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American Antiquities

Terry A. Barnhart

Review from The Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology:

“This volume is an important history of the intellectual, political, religious, and treasure-hunting roots of North American archaeology. It should be thoughtfully read in depth and at leisure by today’s American archaeologists and anthropologists and their students.”

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Go, Flight!

Rick Houston and Mark Heflin

Book mention in USA Today.

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Home Team by Robert Garratt

Lefty O’Doul by Dennis Snelling

Joint review in the San Francisco Chronicle

“Die-hard fans might find a happy distraction, however, in two impressive new books about San Francisco baseball. One charts the glorious — and not-so-glorious — history of the Giants; the other focuses on one of the city’s true stars.”

Authors

 

Clayton C. Anderson

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Author profile in UNL Today.

John Florio

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Author interview on ESPN Radio.

Ila J. Borders

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Author interview in City Pages.

Rabbi Jeff Salkin

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Author interview with Reform Judaism Blog.