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Women and the American Civil War reviewed at Reviews in History

Jan 22nd, 2020 | Filed as: News

Check out this great review of Giesberg and Miller’s Women and the American Civil War: North-South Counterpoints at Reviews in History. 
“The editors and the assembled authors upend previous understandings of Civil War era women ‘as heroes, angels, or martyrs’. Rather, they seek to ‘uncover the complex women’s self-emancipation, healing, and commemorative work’ while simultaneously making ‘room for women whose wartime actions [...]

 


Audio: Baseball Goes West author Lincoln Mitchell on Good Seats Still Available Podcast

Jan 22nd, 2020 | Filed as: News

Lincoln Mitchell, the author of Baseball Goes West, chats with podcast host Tim Hanlon on Good Seats Still Available.
he dramatic departure and bold reinvention of the Dodgers (to Los Angeles) and the Giants (to San Francisco) is the stuff of not only professional baseball lore, but also broader American culture – brash and (especially among generations [...]

 


The Many Names for Mother selected as a finalist for the 2019 National Jewish Book Awards

Jan 16th, 2020 | Filed as: News

The Many Names For Mother by Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach has been selected as a finalist of the 2019 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Poetry, Berru Award in Memory of Ruth and Bernie Weinflash.

“This book was selected after careful analysis by a panel of judges who are all authorities in their field. The judges encountered a great deal of [...]

 


The Civil War Monitor calls “Our Little Monitor” “fascinating” in new review

Jan 9th, 2020 | Filed as: News

The Civil War Monitor reviews “Our Little Monitor”: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War by Anna Gibson Holloway and Jonathan W. White.
“Why another Monitor book? In Our Little Monitor, authors Anna Holloway and Jonathan W. White demonstrate that a fascinating subject is never exhausted. Cutting-edge maritime archaeology and thorough historical research combine to produce an engaging narrative with plentiful illustrations, some not previously published. Numerous [...]

 


Learning to Heal awarded first place in the 2019 AJN Book of the Year Award in Creative Works

Jan 6th, 2020 | Filed as: News

Learning to Heal: Reflections on Nursing School in Poetry and Prose has been awarded first place in the 2019 AJN Book of the Year Award in Creative Works. Congratulations to editors Jeanne Bryner, Cortney Davis, and all the talented writers and staff made who’ve made it such a success.
“Now in its 50th year, the AJN Book of the Year Awards is [...]

 


Resurrection of the Wild longlisted for 2020 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

Dec 13th, 2019 | Filed as: News

EXCITING NEWS!
This morning, Deborah Fleming’s stellar book of essays, Resurrection of the Wild: Meditations on Ohio’s Natural Landscape, was longlisted for the 2020 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay! This year’s judges—Jelani Cobb, Daniel Menaker, and Judith Thurman!
Congratulations to Deborah and all the honorees!!

 


At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion wins Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable award for 2018′s best book on Gettysburg Campaign

Dec 6th, 2019 | Filed as: News

PRESS RELEASE
FROM:   Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable
RE:  Annual Distinguished Book Award
The Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable is pleased to announce that its annual award for the best book published on the Gettysburg Campaign in 2018  goes to Robert J. Wynstra for his work  At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion: Retribution, Plunder, and Clashing Cultures on Richard S. [...]

 


Grist Journal reviews The Many Names for Mother

Dec 6th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts reviews The Many Names for Mother by Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach.
“Hers is a voice worth listening to and learning from. The Many Names for Mother is haunted and haunting, and like all worthwhile poetry, unafraid to confess, simultaneously, ‘I don’t know,’ and ‘I know all too well.’”

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Chicago Review of Books picks Resurrection of the Wild for its list of “9 Dazzling Small-Press Essay Collections”

Dec 5th, 2019 | Filed as: News

The Chicago Review of Books picks Resurrection of the Wild: Meditations on Ohio’s Natural Landscape for its list of “9 Dazzling Small-Press Essay Collections You May Have Missed.”
“Author Deborah Fleming, who has lived in rural Ohio and cared for its land for decades, shares fourteen interrelated essays, blending her own experiences with both scientific and literary research.”

 


Cleveland.com recommends Cleveland A to Z as “made-in-Cleveland” gift

Dec 2nd, 2019 | Filed as: News

Cleveland A to Z by John Grabowski is one of 31 made-in-Cleveland gifts recommended by Cleveland.com
“Learn more about Cleveland in the new book Cleveland A to Z. The book consists of 72 articles that look at Northeast Ohio’s history, and it was put out as a part of the Western Reserve Historical Society’s 150th anniversary celebration.”
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