Save 50% off these summer reading books! Enter 6SUMM in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires July 15, 2019 and is good for U.S. and Canadian shipments only. Browse the books … Continue reading Summer Reading Sale
Mark Spitzer is an associate professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s Most Misunderstood Fish and Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West (Nebraska, … Continue reading Where in the Monster-Fish World Is Mark Spitzer?
Serin D. Houston is an assistant professor of geography and international relations at Mount Holyoke College. Her new book Imagining Seattle: Social Values in Urban Governance is now available. I grew up in rural, northern Vermont, a place where the rolling … Continue reading From the Desk of Serin D. Houston: Exploring a Storied Landscape
Hilary Malatino is an assistant professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Pennsylvania State University and core faculty in the Rock Ethics Institute. Their new book Queer Embodiment: Monstrosity, Medical Violence, and Intersex Experience is available now. If there’s anything I’ve learned … Continue reading From the Desk of Hilary Malatino: The Erasure and Exclusion of Intersex Bodies
Books It’s My Country Too Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution of Afghanistan Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow Praised by The Wrath-Bearing Tree: “In It’s My Country Too, there are stories about women in all the branches of military service, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This June we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Amy Essington’s The Integration of the Pacific Coast League! About the Book: While Jackie Robinson’s 1947 season with … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to The Integration of the Pacific Coast League!
Carrie Teresa is an assistant professor of communication and media studies at Niagara University in New York. Her doctoral dissertation was awarded the American Journalism Historians Association’s Margaret A. Blanchard Prize. Her new book Looking at the Stars: Black Celebrity Journalism in Jim Crow … Continue reading From the Desk of Carrie Teresa: A Love Letter to Entertainer-Activists of the Past, Present, and Future
The following books are now available in paperback as of this month! Homesteading the Great Plains: Toward a New History 2018 Nebraska Book Award Winner 2018 Outstanding Academic Title, selected by Choice “Homesteading the Plains is an important revisionist work—a … Continue reading New in Paperback
Randon Billings Noble is an essayist. Her work has been published in the Modern Love column of the New York Times, the Georgia Review, Fourth Genre, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Creative Nonfiction, and elsewhere. Her essay collection Be with Me Always is available now. … Continue reading From the Desk of Randon Billings Noble: Training for Touring
The author of numerous books, Colin Burgess’s prodigious output is chiefly concerned with the remarkable history of human and robotic space exploration and the pioneering men and women who have ridden rockets into space. Working from his home near Sydney, … Continue reading From the Desk of Colin Burgess: A Salute to Stargazers