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Problem Plants of Ohio featured by KSU’s College of Arts and Sciences

Jan 19th, 2021 | Filed as: News

Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences website features Problem Plants of Ohio written by faculty members Megan E. Griffiths, Melissa A. Davis and David Ward
“We really did try to write the book without too much fancy botanical terminology,” Griffiths-Ward said. “It’s there, but we’ve really toned it down and tried to write the text in such […]

 


Video: Stephen Peterson coauthor of The Turnpike Rivalry speaks on WKYC-TV

Jan 9th, 2021 | Filed as: News, Uncategorized

Don’t miss this great interview with Stephen Peterson, coauthor of The Turnpike Rivalry: The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns, with Joe Cronauer on WKYC-TV

 

 


Lembas 40 reviews Tolkien’s Cosmology

Jan 8th, 2021 | Filed as: News

Tolkien’s Cosmology: Divine Beings and Middle-earth by Sam McBride is reviewed by Lembas 40 (Number 193), December 2020: A Publication of Unquendor, The Dutch Tolkien Society
“Readers with varying degrees of familiarity with Tolkien’s legendarium will be able to enjoy Tolkien’s Cosmology as, variously, a sort of clear, very readable overview, refresher course, or even encyclopedia. And I […]

 


Audio: The Turnpike Rivalry coauthor Pete Peterson interviewed on “Savran on Sports” podcast

Jan 7th, 2021 | Filed as: News

Don’t miss this great interview with Pete Peterson, coauthor of The Turnpike Rivalry: The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns, on the “Savran on Sports” podcast. Starts at 33:40.

 


The Belle of Bedford Avenue reviewed in Northwest Indiana Times

Jan 7th, 2021 | Filed as: News

The Northwest Indiana Times calls The Belle of Bedford Avenue: The Sensational Brooks-Burns Murder in Turn-of-the-Century New York by Virginia A. McConnell “A well-written, intriguing true crime story.”
“A rich young woman running wild, her boyfriend left for dead in a low-rent hotel room and lurid headlines such as “Brooklyn is a modern sodom” might seem […]

 


Publisher’s Weekly reviews The Uncommon Case of Daniel Brown: How a White Police Officer Was Convicted of Killing a Black Citizen, Baltimore, 1875

Jan 5th, 2021 | Filed as: News

Publisher’s Weekly reviews The Uncommon Case of Daniel Brown: How a White Police Officer Was Convicted of Killing a Black Citizen, Baltimore, 1875
“A close and engrossing look at an obscure 19th-century homicide”
“A good job illuminating race relations and the criminal justice system in post–Civil War Baltimore.”
—Publisher’s Weekly
Read the Review…

 


Rolling Stone reviews The House That Rock Built

Dec 22nd, 2020 | Filed as: News


Rolling Stone brings you this eye opening cover of The House That Rock Built: How it Took Time, Money, Music Moguls, Corporate Types, Politicians, Media, Artists, and Fans To Bring the Rock Hall To Cleveland.
“The House That Rock Built traces the saga through every twist and turn, packed with details that have never appeared anywhere […]

 


Norm N. Nite’s The House That Rock Built is the ultimate gift

Dec 15th, 2020 | Filed as: News

“Norm N. Nite’s The House That Rock Built is the ultimate gift to Cleveland music fans” according to Cleveland.com.
The House That Rock Built is an insider’s perspective of everything that happened next. How Nite arranged a meeting between key figures in Cleveland and the group in New York. How money meant everything and Cleveland was […]

 


Hemingway in Comics author Robert K. Elder featured on Literary Hub

Dec 14th, 2020 | Filed as: News

Hemingway in Comics gets a front page view on Lit Hub with this extended excerpt.
“Comic book artists and writers similarly make choices that require both surface and thematic readings, with narrative information being absorbed through a spare, meticulous pairing of text and artwork.”—Robert K. Elder
Read the article “Why Ernest Hemingway Makes a Great Subject for […]

 


Audio: Interview with Richard and Stephen Peterson, authors of The Turnpike Rivalry

Dec 5th, 2020 | Filed as: News

“Longtime WSIU Radio contributor Pete Peterson and his son Stephen have collaborated on a new book. It’s entitled The Turnpike Rivalry: The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns. WSIU’s Brad Palmer talked with the two huge Pittsburgh sports fans about it.”
Listen here.

 


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