NEWS AND REVIEWS

Books   Sublime Physick by Patrick Madden Review from Publishers Weekly: “Like many essayists before him, Madden (Quotidiana) makes a habit of finding the transcendent in the transient. In this new, sometimes moving collection, he ranges over topics including spit, plagiarism, empathy, and middle age . . . Madden’s work combines elegance with a bumptiousness, illustrating the messy character of human language and lives.”   This Benevolent Experiment by Andrew Woolford Praise from the Washington Book Review: “This Benevolent Experiment is a must-read for the experts and students of North American history and Native Americans alike. It is a highly scholarly and … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Little Free Library Take Over in Lincoln, Nebraska   Shout out from Book Riot: “After six of the city’s fifty Little Free Libraries were ‘robbed,’ the community stepped up to refill them. Even the University of Nebraska Press donated books to the cause.” Media mention from Channel 8, ABC KLKN-TV: ” ‘You can’t steal a free book, but you can steal the experience from the next person,’ says Ockander. The University of Nebraska Press wants to help bring the experience back.” UNP quoted in the Omaha World-Herald: “The donations aren’t in response to the theft, just a nice coincidence. ‘It was incredibly … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS