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Three KSU Press books make Cleveland Scene’s list of “40 books every Clevelander should read”

Dec 2nd, 2019

Clevescene.com recommends three Kent State University Press titles in its list of “40 books every Clevelander should read.” We couldn’t agree more.

The Coming of Fabrizze by Raymond DeCapite. Kent State University PressA Lost King by Raymond DeCapite. Kent State University Press.The Coming of Fabrizze and A Lost King by Ramond DeCapite.

“An under-the-radar Cleveland novelist, Raymond DeCapite should rightly be considered the bard of the South Side. The longtime Tremont resident absorbed the ethnic melting pot of the neighborhood from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and filled his novels with characters Cleveland through-and-through…”

Cleveland: A Metropolitan Reader by Keating, Krumholz, and Perry.Cleveland: A Metropolitan Reader edited by W. Dennis Keating, Norman Krumholz and David C. Perry

“Composed chiefly of contributions from scholars at CSU’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, this monumental volume is the single most important anthology for understanding Cleveland’s history and political economy. It’d be an introductory textbook in virtually any college course about the city…”

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