Happy Book Birthday to A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux!

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 A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux, 50th Anniversary Edition (Nebraska, 2017).   About the Book: Originally published in 1967, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux!

From the Desk of Jack Devine: Fighting the Russians & Writing SPYMASTER’S PRISM

Jack Devine is the president of The Arkin Group, an international risk consulting and intelligence firm. He formerly served as acting director and associate director of operations at the CIA and was in charge of the CIA’s largest and most … Continue reading From the Desk of Jack Devine: Fighting the Russians & Writing SPYMASTER’S PRISM

From the Desk of Sidney Thompson: How to Make Your Dreams Come True

Sidney Thompson teaches creative writing and African American literature at Texas Christian University. He is the author of You/Wee: Poems from a Father, Sideshow: Stories, and Follow the Angels, Follow the Doves (March 2020). Thompson has published his short fiction … Continue reading From the Desk of Sidney Thompson: How to Make Your Dreams Come True

From the Desk of Cecil Harris: Yes, Black History Absolutely Includes Tennis

Cecil Harris is the author of four books, including Different Strokes: Serena, Venus, and the Unfinished Black Tennis Revolution (February 2020). As we commemorate Black History Month, let’s take a moment to recognize the significant contributions by blacks in an … Continue reading From the Desk of Cecil Harris: Yes, Black History Absolutely Includes Tennis