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Blue-Blooded Cavalryman reviewed in History: Reviews of New Books

Aug 7th, 2020 | Filed as: News

Praise for Blue-Blooded Cavalryman: Captain William Brooke Rawle in the Army of the Potomac, May 1863–August 1865 from History: Reviews of New Books journal, March 2020.
“Scholars and the public alike will benefit from reading about this young captain, whose experiences offer a detailed and sometimes surprising window into the role of the upper class in the […]


Six Capsules: The Gilded Age Murder of Helen Potts wins gold in 2020 FAPA President’s Book Awards

Aug 5th, 2020 | Filed as: News

Congratulations to George R. Dekle Sr., author of Six Capsules: The Gilded Age Murder of Helen Potts for winning the gold medal in 2020 FAPA President’s Book Awards. The Florida Authors & Publishers Association, Inc. (FAPA) awarded this honor in the Political/Current Events category.
Find out more about Six Capsules.


Seacoastonline reviews I Have Struck Mrs. Cochran with a Stake

Aug 4th, 2020 | Filed as: News reviews I Have Struck Mrs. Cochran with a Stake: Sleepwalking, Insanity, and the Trial of Abraham Prescott by Leslie Lambert Rounds

“Abraham Prescott had confessed, but could he still be innocent? The question of whether one person could kill another while sleeping fascinated 19th century Americans. In September 1833, Abraham was indicted for “feloniously, willfully […]


Press author Richard “Pete” Peterson writes on Pittsburgh Pirates “first great rivalry”

Aug 3rd, 2020 | Filed as: News

Pittsburgh native and author of The Turnpike Rivalry: The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns writes on “The Pirates’ First Great Rivalry: The Dreyfuss-McGraw Feud” for the Pittsburgh Quarterly.
“Sports rivalries usually develop between teams that are competing with each other for league championships. For the Pirates, it was the Reds in the 1970s, the Phillies […]


More praise for Kent State University Press’s Hemingway books

Jul 29th, 2020 | Filed as: News

More praise for Hemingway in the Digital Age: Reflections on Teaching, Reading, and Understanding by Laura Godfrey.
“A valuable tool for educators who want to engage their students in the digital age.”—Rocky Mountain Review (Fall ’19)
“The approaches and strategies presented in Hemingway In the Digital Age: Reflections on Teaching, Reading and Understanding, applies to just about […]


Podcast: Howard Ruffner interviewed on My History Can Beat Up Your Politics podcast

Jul 28th, 2020 | Filed as: News

Moments of Truth author Howard Ruffner discusses his eyewitness photographs of the Kent State shootings on the My History Can Beat Up Your Politics podcast.

“We talk to Howard Ruffner, author of Moments of Truth and both a photographer that day and an eyewitness to the events. His photo appeared in LIFE magazine the week of […]


Rocky Mountain Review praises KSU Press’s Hemingway books

Jul 27th, 2020 | Filed as: News

Rocky Mountain Review praises two books from our Teaching Hemingway and Reading Hemingway series.

Reading Ernest Hemingway’s A Farwell to Arms deserves a place alongside Hemingway’s masterpiece third novel. Lewis and Roos’ guide and commentary will reveal the hidden seven-eighths of AFTA’s iceberg like no other critical glossary extant.”—Rocky Mountain Review

Teaching Hemingway and Race is a […]


Bigamy and Bloodshed featured in Missouri Historical Review

Jul 23rd, 2020 | Filed as: News

Bigamy and Bloodshed: The Scandal of Emma Molloy and the Murder of Sarah Graham by Larry E. Wood is featured in the July 2020 issue of Missouri Historical Review Book Notes.
“Suffragist and temperance advocate Emma Molloy’s life was never the same after she met ex-convict George Graham in the summer of 1885. Graham had started a bigamous […]


KSU Press books featured in The Hemingway Society newsletter

Jul 8th, 2020 | Filed as: News

The Hemingway Society newsletter, Summer 2020, features two heavily researched  Hemingway focused books from the Kent State University Press:
War + Ink: New Perspectives on Ernest Hemingway’s Early Life and Writings by Steven Paul, Gail Sinclair and Steven Trout.
Hemingway in Comics by Robert K. Elder
If you’re a subscriber, take a look!


South Bend Tribune interviews Gary Sosniecki author of The Potato Masher Murder

Jul 6th, 2020 | Filed as: News

The South Bend Tribune interviews Gary Sosniecki, author of The Potato Masher Murder: Death at the Hands of a Jealous Husband.
“The story has lots of drama – two bad marriages, philandering, jealousy, a fire and an unusual murder weapon – a potato masher. Albin was originally from Elkhart, the murder occurred in Mishawaka and the trial […]


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