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Ohio Valley History reviews Zoar: The Story of an Intentional Community

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Ohio Valley History reviews Zoar: The Story of an Intentional Community by Kathleen M. Fernandez.
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“Fernandez deserves praise. Her study reminds us that Appalachian Ohio was never homogenous. It helps reclaim Zoar from romanticized tourist writing, such as Constance Fenimore Woolson’s 1870 ‘The Happy Valley.’”—Ohio Valley History
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Kevin Caprice reviews War, Memory, and the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion for H-CivWar

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Don’t miss this excellent review of War, Memory, and the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion by Thomas R. Flagel. Reviewed by Keven Caprice for H-CivWar.
“With this work, Flagel has added a new level of insight to the field of Civil War memory, and his microhistorical approach to the personal nature of memory is a welcome addition. His focus on […]

 


H-Net reviews Paul Taylor’s The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known

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Cecily Zander reviews Paul Taylor’s “The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known”: The North’s Union Leagues in the American Civil War on H-Net.org
“Joining the growing tide of literature concerned with understanding nationalism in the Civil War-era North, Paul Taylor’s The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known: The North’s Union Leagues in the American Civil War offers a detailed analysis […]

 


Grist Journal reviews The Many Names for Mother

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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”

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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.”

 


New York Times recommends Bigamy & Bloodshed for your “escapist” reading enjoyment

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Bigamy & Bloodshed is one of 7 true-crime books newly recommended by NYT critic Marilyn Stasio for your “escapist” reading enjoyment!
“What’s worse, murder or immorality? To American sensibilities in the 1880s, immorality was apparently the greater evil. Or so it seems from Larry E. Wood’s entertaining Bigamy & Bloodshed: The Scandal of Emma Molloy and the […]

 


The Adroit Journal reviews The Many Names for Mother

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“Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach’s prize-winning poetry collection, The Many Names for Mother (Kent State University Press), begins and ends in the clouds but lives very much in this world.”
So says The Adroit Journal in this insightful online review.
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Kirkus Reviews The Insanity Defense and the Mad Murderess of Shaker Heights

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Kirkus Reviews The Insanity Defense and the Mad Murderess of Shaker Heights Examining the Trial of Mariann Colby by William L. Tabac
“Did Colby get away with murder? You be the judge. Recommended.”
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“Our Little Monitor” is a “big deal” according to Hampton Roads Naval Museum

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The Hampton Roads Naval Museum reviews “Our Little Monitor“: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War by Anna Gibson Holloway and Jonathan W. White.
“This book will undoubtedly set a standard for Monitor research in the future and should be included in any serious historiography. It ought to be considered a “must” for any serious student of the […]

 


Learning to Heal reviewed in Nursing Stories

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“The stories and poems in this anthology are varied, educational, entertaining, and poignant. Whether the reader is a nurse or not, all will learn that nursing has come a long way as Learning to Heal stories excellently show…”
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Find out more about Learning to Heal: Reflections on Nursing School in Poetry and Prose.

 


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