Thursday, August 20, 2009

Short Takes

Interviews with Victoria Chang (SALVINIA MOLESTA) and David Kirby (ULTRA-TALK) on New Letters on the Air


LIZARDS AND CROCODILIANS OF THE SOUTHEAST in the Lakeland Ledger and in the Island Packet

A lovely review of Sharon White’s VANISHED GARDENS in the Daily Local News in the wake of her visit to Chester County

The 75th anniversary issue of the Journal of Southern History includes reviews of ATLANTIC LOYALTIES; MOTORING; RACE, REASON, AND MASSIVE RESISTANCE; and A WEB OF WORDS. In addition, the press features in many of the issue’s subdiscipline survey articles, particularly “A More Southern Environmental History.”

An excerpt from RISING CHINA AND ITS POSTMODERN FATE appeared on the Chinese news site Danwei: Chinese Media, Advertising, and Urban Life

Alex Vernon and ON TARZAN featured at“Cutting-edge Intellectual Nonfiction through In-Depth Author Interviews”)

BAMBOO FLY ROD SUITE by Frank Soos receives an enthusiastic appreciation from Dr. Todd Larson, a history professor with a focus on the history of fishing

Michael Martone’s RACING IN PLACE was selected as a finalist for the 2009 Best Book of Indiana in the historical/biographical nonfiction category. Winners will be announced August 29 in a ceremony at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis.