Books Vice Capades Mark Stein Review in Inside Higher Ed: “There is something amusing, but also intriguing, about seeing examples from history of people working themselves up into a righteous frenzy of alarm and condemnation about, say, juggling, which was illegal … Continue reading News and Reviews
Still searching for the perfect Father’s Day gift? We’ve got you covered! Tough Sell: Fighting the Media War in Iraq by Tom Basile “This book masterfully blends military history with politics and media studies, thus representing the truly multifaceted nature of … Continue reading Reading List: Happy Father’s Day!
Ring Lardner will be inducted into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame tonight at the Newberry Library. Ron Rapoport, editor and compiler of The Lost Journalism of Ring Larder (Nebraska, 2017), will give the keynote speech, and James Lardner will accept the award … Continue reading Chicago Literary Hall of Fame Honors Ring Lardner
Awards The Eighth Wonder of the World by Robert C. Trumpbour and Kenneth Womack Winner of the 2017 SABR Seymour Medal. Books There I Go Again by William Daniels Book mention in Broadway World. Cannibal by Safiya Sinclair Praise from Waxwing Literary Magazine: “this … Continue reading News and Reviews
Awards Irwin Klein and the New Settlers Edited by Benjamin Klein Winner in the BRLA 2016 Southwest Book Awards Modern Orthodox Judaism Edited by Zev Eleff Finalist in the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards Books Fit for the Presidency? Seymour Morris … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following is an excerpt from The Lost Journalism of Ring Lardner, edited by Ron Rapoport (January 2017). You can listen to an interview with Rapoport on NPR Books here. Simplicity Reigns in Washington from BELL SYNDICATE, MARCH 3, 1921 Washington, D.C.—Well, the … Continue reading Excerpt: The Lost Journalism of Ring Lardner
Books Great Plains Indians by David J. Wishart Reviewed in the Omaha World-Herald: “This new book is another noteworthy contribution to Great Plains knowledge by this respected Nebraska scholar.” Amiable Scoundrel by Paul Kahan Listed as a “must-read” by Penn Live. … Continue reading News and Reviews