Thursday, November 15, 2012

Short Takes

The Nervous Breakdown reviews E. J. Levy's LOVE, IN THEORY. "EJ Levy’s new story collection, LOVE, IN THEORY, is a powerful array of contradictions: sensuous yet wry, bruising yet brainy, perfectly precise yet voluptuously messy."

Idra Novey, EXIT, CIVILIAN, was the NewsPoet on NPR's "All Things Considered" on November 9. Go here to check out her interview and read her poem, "The President Rehired."

According to the Iowa Review, "Danielle Cadena Deulen has hit her stride and shows no signs of slowing." The stories in THE RIOTS "create empathy, if not sympathy, for [Deulen's] younger, troubled self."

In a new podcast for the Journal of Southern Religion, Art Remillard interviews Joshua Rothman, author of FLUSH TIMES AND FEVER DREAMS, about his new book and why scholars of southern religion might be interested in it. Listen to the podcast here.

Article on Charles Seabrook and his book, THE WORLD OF THE SALT MARSH, in Connect Savannah. '“Everyone who lives here should read it,” suggests [local artist Betsy] Cain. “It gives a deep understanding of where we live.”'

Seabrook will be signing books at The Book Lady in Savannah on November 17 at 7:00pm.

The Press is saddened to learn of the passing of two Press authors: O M Brack Jr. and Bertram Wyatt-Brown. Brack edited Sir John Hawkins' THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. and was textual editor for the Works of Tobias Smollett series. Wyatt-Brown was the author of THE LITERARY PERCYS.