Category Archives: Book Birthdays

August 11

Happy Book Birthday to Le Football!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Le Football: A History of American Football in France (Nebraska, 2016) by Russ Crawford! Crawford is is an associate professor of history at Ohio Northern University. He is the author of The Use of Sports to Promote the […]

July 24

Happy Book Birthday to JewAsian!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, ratings, and more! Today we’re saying Happy First Birthday to JewAsian: Race, Religion, and Identity for America’s Newest Jews by Helen Kiyong Kim and Noah Samuel Leavitt (Nebraska, 2016). Helen Kiyong Kim is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Whitman College. Her husband Noah Samuel […]

July 17

Happy Book Birthday to Amiable Scoundrel!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Amiable Scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincoln’s Scandalous Secretary of War (Potomac Books, 2016) by Paul Kahan! Kahan is a lecturer at Ohlone College in Fremont, California. He is the author of The Bank War: Andrew Jackson, Nicholas Biddle, […]

June 20

Happy Book Birthday to Irwin Klein and the New Settlers!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, ratings, and more! This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Irwin Klein and the New Settlers: Photographs of Counterculture in New Mexico (Bison Books, 2016), Edited by Benjamin Klein. Benjamin Klein, Irwin’s nephew, teaches European and world history at California State University, East Bay. About […]

June 06

Happy Book Birthday to Dodgerland!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, NetGalley ratings, and more! This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977-78 Dodgers (Nebraska, 2016) by Michael Fallon! Fallon is a writer on arts and culture and a nonprofit manager based in Minnesota. He is the author […]

May 11

Happy Book Birthday to Wartime Basketball!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, ratings, and more! This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Wartime Basketball: The Emergence of a National Sport during World War II (Nebraska, 2016) by Douglas Stark. Sark is the museum director at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island. He is the […]

April 25

Happy Book Birthday to The Solace of Stones!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, NetGalley ratings, and more! This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to The Solace of Stones: Finding a Way through Wilderness (Bison Books, April 2016) by Julie Riddle! Riddle is the creative-nonfiction editor for Rock & Sling and the craft-essay editor for Brevity. She works as senior writer […]