Category Archives: Book Birthdays

December 01

Happy Book Birthday to the Baron and the Bear!

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 Baron and the Bear: Rupp’s Runts, Haskin’s Miners, and the Season that Changed Basketball Forever (Nebraska, 2016) by David Kingsley Snell. David Snell was a correspondent for ABC News covering everything from the […]

November 28

Happy Book Birthday To Thinking about the Torah!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, ratings, and more! Today we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Thinking about the Torah: A Philosopher Reads the Bible by Kenneth Seeskin (Jewish Publication Society, 2016). Kenneth Seeskin is Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Professor of Jewish Civilization at Northwestern University.   About the book: The […]

November 03

Happy Book Birthday to Haters!

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 Haters: Harassment, Abuse, and Violence Online (Potomac Books, 2016) by Bailey Poland. Poland is a writer, feminist, and activist, as well as the creator of the literary journal Leaves and Flowers; she is a regular contributor to numerous print […]

October 26

Happy Book Birthday to Stories from Afield!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, ratings, and more! Today we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Stories from Afield: Adventures with Wild Things in Wild Places by Bruce Smith (Bison Books, 2016). Bruce L. Smith retired from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2004 after a thirty-year career as a wildlife manager and […]

October 17

Happy Book Birthday to Crude Nation!

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 Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela (Potomac Books, 2016) by Raúl Gallegos! Gallegos, a senior analyst for the consulting firm Control Risks, has been a featured columnist for Bloomberg View, covering Latin American politics, business, and […]

September 06

Happy Book Birthday to Cannibal!

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 Cannibal by Safiya Sinclair! Sinclair is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, and a Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship. This collection won the […]

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 […]