History is a Call and Response: New Books on Abraham Joshua Heschel

Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907–72) was a rabbi, scholar, and philosopher. In 1937 Martin Buber appointed him as his successor at the central organization for Jewish adult education in Frankfurt am Main. In time he became one of the most influential modern … Continue reading History is a Call and Response: New Books on Abraham Joshua Heschel

Excerpt: The Allure of Blackness among Mixed-Race Americans, 1862-1916

The following is an excerpt from The Allure of Blackness among Mixed-Race Americans, 1862-1916 by Ingrid Dineen-Wimberly (October, 2019). The book is part of the Borderlands and Transcultural Studies series, a venue for the scholarly study of borderlands—of the encounters, intersections, … Continue reading Excerpt: The Allure of Blackness among Mixed-Race Americans, 1862-1916

“Bitterroot” Wins Two High Plains Book Awards

Susan Devan Harness’ gripping memoir Bitterroot won two 2019 High Plains Book Awards in the categories of Creative Nonfiction and Indigenous Writer. The High Plains Book Awards were established to recognize regional literary works which examine and reflect life on the High … Continue reading “Bitterroot” Wins Two High Plains Book Awards