News and Reviews


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The Black Bruins

James M. Johnson

Starred review from Kirkus

“Johnson engagingly captures the lives, struggles, and triumphs of five men whose greatness transcended American sports.”



Black Jesus and Other Superheroes

Venita Blackburn

Highlighted in Ms. blog:

“Blackburn’s remarkably short stories are characterized by a wild imagination and beautiful prose.”



Deco Body, Deco City

Ageeth Sluis

Review in Winterthur Portfolio:

“…the intertextual argument is novel and allows us to see connections and meaning across space.”



Justice for All

Jeremiah Unterman

Review in Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs:

“A timely and important contribution to our knowledge… Justice for All is an eminently readable description of the Bible’s conception of ethical monotheism.”



Russia’s Dead End

Andrei Kovalev

Translated by Steven I. Levine

Praise from The Washington Book Review:

“…brilliantly written.”



When Basketball Was Jewish

Douglas Stark

Review from Jewish Book Council:

“Both Jewish history and basketball enthusiasts will enjoy this fascinating record of American Jewish life and its impact on American sport.”



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It’s My Country Too

Edited by Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow

Review in Consequence Magazine:

It’s My Country Too presents essential research and upheaves women’s history of gallantry that’s been obscured and overlooked… These accounts deserve integration into our national narrative.”



Upton Bell

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Author interview on Boston’s NECN.


Grant Hayter-Menzies


Author interview on North By Northwest on CBC Radio.

BJ Hollars


Author interview on Heavy Feather Review.



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