News and Reviews
Present at the Creation
Upton Bell, with Ron Borges
Shout-out from Peter King in Sports Illustrated:
“Present at the Creation is on my night table, and should be on yours if you’re a football history buff.”
The Other Exchange
Denys Van Renen
Review in the Review of English Studies:
“Van Renen’s study is a welcome addition to the existing studies of early modern culture and society and will open new doors into studying the marginal, the silenced and the invisible in culture and in literature.”
John M. Lillard
Review in The Northern Mariner:
“Playing War successfully bridges an interwar gap in naval historiography, and would be a useful research tool for those interested in the academic side of US naval officer preparations for the Second World War.”
Westerns: A Women’s History
Review in English:
“Westerns: A Women’s History introduces a whole new set of woman authors and texts to be included in the study and teaching of Western American literature as well as a new and compelling origin narrative of the Western literary genre.”
The Borderland of Fear
Review from the Journal of American History:
“This book is a welcome addition to the historiography and contributes a valuable analysis to what some might see as familiar territory.”
Dorothy Brooke and the Fight to Save Cairo’s Lost War Horses
Review in the Huffington Post:
“Horse lovers will be fascinated by and glued to this book. [The reviewer] was captivated by this well-deserved homage to Dorothy Brooke and to her work to reduce the suffering of equines—a book that is also a magnificent tribute to all ‘Horse Heroes.'”
Discover the Great Plains series
Featured in the Chicago Tribune:
“Tightly written works… packed with information that the general reader is likely to find compelling.”
Author interview on the New Books Network.
Rabbi Shai Held
Author profile in the Forward.
Author article on the National Pastime Museum website.
Author interview on NET Nebraska’s “All About Books.”
Author interview on The Comic Alternative.