Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Murder, Inc.: The CIA under John F. Kennedy (Potomac Books, 2019) by James H. Johnston About the … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Murder, Inc.
BOOKS Contra Instrumentalism: A Translation Polemic by Lawrence Venuti Review in the Los Angeles Review of Books: “…many of us who teach world literature encourage our students to think about translators as interpretive cocreators whose agency can be felt in … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following books will be available this Fall from Potomac Books! The Mysteries of Haditha: A Memoir by M. C. Armstong Fidelis: A Memoir by Teresa Fazio More Stories from Langley: Another Glimpse inside the CIA edited and with an … Continue reading Coming Soon from Potomac Books
The following is an excerpt from On Distant Service: The Life of the First U.S. Foreign Service Officer to Be Assassinated (Potomac Books, 2020) by Susan M. Stein. Four: Imbrie, Acting At 3:00 o’clock on the morning of April 5, … Continue reading Excerpt: On Distant Service
Author Joanne Leedom-Ackerman and some of the world’s leading democracy and human rights experts will be holding a virtual webinar on Wednesday, July 29 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST to discuss China’s democracy movement and its response to threats … Continue reading Upcoming Virtual Event: The Journey of Liu Xiaobo
Mark Stein is an author, screenwriter, and playwright. He is the author of several books, including The Presidential Fringe: Questing and Jesting for the Oval Office (Potomac Books, 2020) and How the States Got Their Shapes, a New York Times best seller and … Continue reading Kanye West’s Brief Quest for President: A Meaningful Jest?
The following is the introduction from An Unladylike Profession: American Women War Correspondents in World War I (Potomac Books, 2020) by Chris Dubbs. Recently in the Wall Street Journal Melanie Kirkpatrick wrote, “This slice of World War I history offers … Continue reading Excerpt: An Unladylike Profession
BOOKS An Unladylike Profession: American Women War Correspondents in World War I by Chris Dubbs Review in Wall Street Journal: “Mr. Dubbs remarks on the reporter’s duty to report the truth no matter how uncomfortable it might be. The journalists … Continue reading News and Reviews
Congratulations to the following authors who have been recently been recognized for their work. In the 2019 Foreword Indie Awards, From Chernobyl with Love by Katya Cengel was chosen as the Gold winner for Autobiography and Memoir. The Virgin of … Continue reading Recent Award Winners & Finalists
Chris Dubbs is a military historian living in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, and has worked as a newspaper journalist, editor, and publisher. He is the author of numerous books, including American Journalists in the Great War: Rewriting the Rules of Reporting (Nebraska, 2017) and America’s U-Boats: … Continue reading From the Desk of Chris Dubbs: A Nebraska Suffragist Goes to War