WABE discussing how Atlanta's suburbs came to be, looking the way they do -- the subject of her recent book THE CULTURE OF PROPERTY.
Lori Ostlund's THE BIGNESS OF THE WORLD and Robin Ekiss's THE MANSION OF HAPPINESS are both finalists for the California Book Awards, in first fiction and poetry respectively. Winners will be announced April 19. Ostlund's book is also a finalist for the Edmund White Debut Fiction Award (announcing in late April) and a Lambda Literary Award (announcing in late May).
RISING CHINA praised in the Naval War College Review, excerpted here: "This book connects China’s past, present, and future and places them in a larger, evolving context. Horner’s work is nothing short of a tour de force of world intellectual history as projected and contested on the canvas that is China."
CORNBREAD NATION 5 in the Winston-Salem Journal.
THE ART OF MANAGING LONGLEAF in the Lakeland Ledger.
Theda Perdue's RACE AND THE ATLANTA COTTON STATES EXPOSITION OF 1895 in the AJC. Perdue will be speaking and signing books at Dog Ear Books in Madison, GA this Saturday (3/27) at 1 pm.
MISSISSIPPI WOMEN takes Starkville, MS, and advances on Tupelo; Michael Martone (RACING IN PLACE) infiltrates Clarksville, TN.
A WREATH OF DOWN AND DROPS OF BLOOD
VQR Poetry Series
Poems with deep connections to the rural West, from a poet who grew up on a family farm and cattle ranch.
IN THE WORLD HE CREATED ACCORDING TO HIS WILL
VQR Poetry Series
Poems that investigate -- beautifully -- questions of statehood and Jewish identity, including a sequence set in Jerusalem.
HERE BE MONSTERS
Selected by David Wojahn as winner of the National Poetry Series
"Nature is a serious character in Here Be Monsters, and these highly textured poems show us that disparate elements live side by side."