Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Short Takes

Elizabeth Cook, editor of Salisbury Post, writes about her connection to the Civil War through her discovery of WEIRDING THE WAR.

News & Observer states that WEIRDING THE WAR "provide[s] insights into the war's cultural and social history by looking at persons on the margins."
Atlanta Journal-Constitution selects DAMN GOOD DOGS! as the perfect holiday gift for UGA fans. "[T]his detailed history of English bulldogs Ugas I through VIII (and temporary mascots, including the current Russ) should fit just right under the tree of any disciple of the red and black."

Congratulations to Linda LeGarde Grover, author of THE DANCE BOOTS, for being named the recipient of the 2011 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction!

JACK LONDON, PHOTOGRAPHER is one of the top 10 book suggestions from 2011, according to Hungtington Blogs.