News and Reviews



Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela

Raúl Gallegos

Highlighted in The Guardian:

“Gallegos blends analysis with reportage, including a picaresque roadtrip with a Che Guevara lookalike—to show how Maduro inherited a mess and made it worse.”



Doc, Donnie, the Kid, and Billy Brawl: How the 1985 Mets and Yankees Fought for New York’s Baseball Soul

Chris Donnelly

Review from Kirkus:

“Although many readers already know the outcome of the 1985 season, Donnelly does a good job of building suspense. A solid choice for both Mets and Yankees fans.”



Kiowa Belief and Ritual

Benjamin R. Kracht

Praise from Reading Religion:

“Kracht has accomplished excellent, dedicated work in providing his assessment of these incredibly important fieldnotes from, it should be recognized, an exceptionally special group of honored elders.”



The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings

Jeffrey L. Rubenstein

Feature in New Jersey Jewish Link:

“By treating the Talmud’s Aggadah as he does, Rubenstein proves again what Maimonides knew: Our Sages’ seemingly farfetched narratives indeed held ‘profound secrets.'”



One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl’s Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture

Stephanie Anderson

Review from The Hopper:

“Even readers who are not directly involved in food production will come away from this book as more informed consumers, able to make better decisions about purchasing the food that sustains us, and with a much deeper understanding of how agricultural production has changed. And how it will—how it must—change again.”


Women on the Move: The Forgotten Era of Women’s Bicycle Racing by Roger Gilles

We Want Fish Sticks: The Bizarre and Infamous Rebranding of the New York Islanders by Nicholas Hirshon

Books highlighted in Christian Science Monitor.



Jack Gilden


Author interviewed on 103.7 The Game.


Nicholas Hirshon


Author interviewed on the Puck Soup podcast.


Ron McDole

McDole-Dancing Bear.indd

Author interviewed on Beyond the Game.


Nancy Kalikow Maxwell


Author interview on World Religion News.




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