ForeWord Reviews on the just-released ALABAMA GETAWAY by Allen Tullos: "a compelling view of Alabama’s challenges, and possibly a blueprint for meeting them. Informed readers of politics and Southern culture will be engrossed, and some likely infuriated."
C-SPAN's BookTV speaks with William S. Bush (WHO GETS A CHILDHOOD) about the failure of the American juvenile justice system.
CHOICE Reviews for Academic Libraries ranked FROM MUD TO JUG as essential ("The book is visually stunning, with color photographs of pieces that jump off the page. Newly found historical photographs are wonderful additions") and recommended both SALAMANDERS OF THE SOUTHEAST and RABBLE ROUSERS.
Savannah Morning News story on 150th anniversary of the Civil War mentions CROSSROADS OF CONFLICT.
Michigan Quarterly Review features an interview with Iain Haley Pollock (SPIT BACK A BOY, forthcoming in June); Cerise Press reviews Colin Cheney's HERE BE MONSTERS; Kyle Dargan interviewed on World Wide Word about his newest book, LOGORRHEA DEMENTIA; Allen Braden (A WREATH OF DOWN AND DROPS OF BLOOD) on Seattle's KUOW
Missiology on BEGGING AS A PATH TO PROGRESS: "Having lived in the world-class cities of Lima, Peru and Guayaquil, Ecuador, and being accosted by street urchins in other urban centers in Latin America, Swanson's book was an education for me. It altered my view of the ubiquitous begging child in those teeming metropolises."