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 The Forgotten Botanist: Sara Plummer Lemmon’s Life of Science and Art (Bison Books, 2021) by Wynne Brown. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Forgotten Botanist!
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 Look: How a Highly Influential Magazine Helped Define Mid-Twentieth-Century America (Potomac Books, 2021) by Andrew L. Yarrow. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Look!
Books Look Review in Wall Street Journal: “His lavishly illustrated Look: How a Highly Influential Magazine Helped Define Mid-Twentieth-Century America aims not only to rescue the glossy from obscurity but to burnish its reputation for courageous journalism. In the process, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books Disruption Starred review in Kirkus Reviews: “An outstanding contribution to the literature of terrorism and counterterrorism.” Black Cowboys of Rodeo Starred review in Publishers Weekly: “This stirring history will have readers rethinking the very definition of Americana.” Moshkeleh the … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books The Forgotten Botanist in Publishers Weekly: “Brown is so successful in facilitating engagement with a forgotten figure that many will be deeply saddened by Lemmon’s last years; the energetic woman, for whom idleness was akin to death, suffered from … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Disparates Review in Lit Pub: “If you love the personal essay, or are open to learning to love it, the freewheeling, luminous, disparate Patrick Madden is well worth the time.” Bad Tourist Review in Tahoe Mountain News: “Raw and … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books Backcountry Ghosts Review in the Seattle Book Review: “This is an interesting story of how land in California, and in a larger sense the West, has shaped the history and the people of the region. I highly recommend this … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books Hell with the Lid Off Review in the Manhattan Book Review: “Focusing on the larger-than-life personalities involved, Gurver and Campbell provide a thrilling account of a turbulent period in the history of football as well as the games, players, … Continue reading News & Reviews
Books Deer Season Starred review in Publishers Weekly: “Flanagan balances the mystery and its surprising resolution with her emotionally rich character explorations. This is a standout novel of small-town life, powered by the characters’ consequential determination to protect their loved … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902 Review in the Jewish Voice and Opinion: “Scott Seligman, historian, and genealogist explores the Lower East Side of this great-grandmother in his book The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902.” Forty Years … Continue reading News & Reviews