Books   From Jack Johnson to Lebron James edited by Chris Lamb Praise from the Tampa Tribune: “A thought-provoking collection of essays. Media coverage has expanded greatly since Jack Johnson put on boxing gloves to defend his heavyweight title, and a critical, sharp look at media coverage through the years is a necessary—and welcome—addition to sports literature.” The Self-Propelled Island by Jules Verne Translated by Marie-Thérèse Noiset Review from the Washington Post: “Aside from its tendency toward leisurely travelogue, The Self-Propelled Island consists largely of slapstick comedy, prescient satire of capitalist privilege and melodrama. Ultimately, it develops into another of Verne’s pessimistic, late-in-life cautionary … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS