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Video: The House That Rock Built author Norm N. Nite on WKYC-TV

Sep 29th, 2020 | Filed as: News

Don’t miss The House That Rock Built author Norm N. Nite in this amazing interview on It’s About You from WKYC-TV.

 


The Cleveland Review of Books looks at The Cost of Freedom

Sep 24th, 2020 | Filed as: News

The Cleveland Review of Books looks at The Cost of Freedom: Voicing a Movement after Kent State 1970, edited by Susan J. Erenrich.
The Cost of Freedom is a book about remembering. It is a compilation of several dozen pieces of writing, some written soon after the events of May 4, 1970, and others written years or […]

 


Naomi Shihab Nye picks Speak a Powerful Magic for her September read

Sep 21st, 2020 | Filed as: News

Naomi Shihab Nye, Poetry Foundation’s Young People’s Poet Laureate, picks Speak a Powerful Magic: Ten Years of the Traveling Stanzas Poetry Project for her September read.
“Every time I go to the Wick Poetry Center or return to this volume or visit the website, where everyone can write poems and post them, I discover new treasures I […]

 


Richard “Pete” Peterson writes on the 1960 Pirates Easter miracle for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Sep 18th, 2020 | Filed as: News

KSU Press author Richard “Pete” Peterson continues his rivalries series writing about the 1960 Pirates Easter miracle.
“The Pirates’ Easter miracle became the catalyst for a season of late-inning comeback victories. In an article in the Sept. 17 issue of ‘The Saturday Evening Post,’ published just a week before the Pirates clinched the pennant, Myron Cope […]

 


Strand Magazine reviews Gary Sosniecki’s the Potato Masher Murder

Sep 14th, 2020 | Filed as: News

The Strand Magazine reviews The Potato Masher Murder: Death at the Hands of a Jealous Husband by Gary Sosniecki, just one of the great titles from our True Crime series.
“The Kent State University Press True Crime Series is increasingly one of the most interesting collections of historical crimes, and I look forward to reading future […]

 


Press author Richard “Pete” Peterson writes on the Pitt-Fordham rivalry for the Pittsburgh Quarterly

Sep 14th, 2020 | Filed as: News

KSU Press author Richard “Pete” Peterson continues his rivalries series on the Pitt-Fordham rivalry.
“While Pitt played some of the greatest teams in college football during the Warner-Sutherland eras, including Knute Rockne’s Notre Dame, it didn’t develop its first great rivalry until a series of games, beginning on November 2, 1935 played at the Polo Grounds […]

 


Catholic Confederates reviewed in Chronicles Magazine

Sep 11th, 2020 | Filed as: News

Catholic Confederates: Faith and Duty in the Civil War South by Gracjan Kraszewski is reviewed by Chronicles Magazine.
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“Gracjan Kraszewski’s study fills a necessary lacuna in Civil War studies and in the religious history of the United States. His scholarly and fascinating volume is one part a study in political loyalties and one part an […]

 


VVA Books reviews The Cost of Freedom: Voicing a Movement after Kent State 1970

Aug 25th, 2020 | Filed as: News

VVA Books reviews The Cost of Freedom: Voicing a Movement after Kent State 1970 by Susan J. Erenrich.

“The shootings at Kent State still reverberate. This collection is a written monument, a fitting memorial to all those killed, wounded, or scarred by the events of May 4, 1970…”

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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.

 


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