Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Meander Belt: Family, Loss, and Coming of Age in the Working-Class South (Nebraska, 2019) by M. Randal … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Meander Belt!
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Left to the Mercy of a Rude Stream: The Bargain That Broke Adolf Hitler and Save My Mother … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Stanley A. Goldman
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 Black Bruins by James W. Johnson (Nebraska, 2018). About the Book: The Black Bruins chronicles the inspirational lives of … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to The Black Bruins!
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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
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Hayes, Kevin J. The Two-Wheeled World of George B. Thayer. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. Pp. xviii+257. Introduction, notes, bibliography, and index. Hardcover: $28.95 Reviewed by Ari de Wilde In his book,… Continue reading Review of The Two-Wheeled World of George B. Thayer