From the Desk of James Johnson: Great Reads Begin with Great Research

The following is from James W. Johnson, author of The Black Bruins: The Remarkable Lives of UCLA’S Jackie Robinson, Woody Strode, Tom Bradley, Kenny Washington, and Ray Bartlett (February 2018). Johnson is professor emeritus of journalism at the University of Arizona in Tucson.    Great … Continue reading From the Desk of James Johnson: Great Reads Begin with Great Research

Publicist Picks: Early Modern Culture, Quilting, and Other Early 2018 Books

Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle and cannot stop talking about books (or the much-awaited fall weather, for that matter). Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Early Modern Culture, Quilting, and Other Early 2018 Books

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Books Walk of Ages by Jim Reisler Review from the Sports Literature Association: “Jim Reisler, author of eight baseball books, which explains the many analogies the author makes to the boys of summer, brings this fascinating character to life on the pages of Walk of Ages. . . Reisler described Weston as an everyman, a rock star and a happening all rolled into one incredible human being.”     Busy in the Cause by Lowell J. Soike From Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains Vol 38 No 1: “Soike’s portraits of the remarkable young men who followed Brown . . … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS