René Villarreal, who spent his youth in Cuba as Ernest Hemingway’s majordomo, passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014. He was 85. With his son Raul, René Villarreal was the author of Hemingway’s Cuban Son, the account of his time with Hemingway.
Author and noted independent filmmaker Richard Myers is featured in the latest issue of Cleveland Magazine.
Read the article here.
Ernest Hemingway scholar and Kent State University Press author Bickford Sylvestor died on July 24, 2014, age 89.
Read his obituary here.
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In recognition of Civil War History‘s 60th anniversary, the editors at Kent State University Press are releasing a series of books that feature some of the journal’s most important publications. The essays in the present volume, edited by John David Smith, cover…
First Annual Immigrants’ Civil War Award Goes to Joseph Reinhart
Author and Holocaust survivor BETTY GOLD (nee Potash), age 83, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2014. Mother of the late Michael (Barbara) Gold and the late Allan (Karen) Gold, she is survived by her son Sheldon Gold, grandchildren Benjamin (Christina) Gold of Columbus, David, Evan, and…
For much of their respective careers, James and Nina Freedlander Gibans have recognized the need to document and preserve Cleveland’s underappreciated yet rich architectural heritage. Recently, that passion, after detailed, painstaking work, has reached fruition in two distinct media.
This year, Kent State University Press has published their Cleveland…