Aug 12

H-France review of Murder in the Metro

“…an engaging study which draws the reader in with the murder mystery, while making an important argument about the perils of French politics in the 1930s.”

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Nov 09

Betty Adcock reviewed and interviewed

9780807133095Betty Adcock's most recent collection of poetry, Slantwise, was recently reviewed by the online journal Cerise Press.  Ms. Adcock also gave a wonderful interview in which she discusses her craft.  You may read both by following the links below.

Wandering in Earth: Slantwise by Betty Adcock (Cerise Press)

Poetry is a Way of Seeing: A Conversation with Betty Adcock (Cerise Press)

Oct 09

We Were Merchants reviewed in WSJ

9780807134498Hans Sternberg's new book, We Were Merchants, recently received an excellent review in the Wall Street Journal.  Read the review by clicking the link below.

Hospitality Department (Wall Street Journal)

Oct 09

Styron’s Letters to My Father reviewed

9780807134009 William Styron's Letters to My Father has recently been reviewed in the Washington Post.

Click here to read the reivew.

Sep 09

Oertel’s Bleeding Borders reviewed in the JFP

9780807133903 Kristen Tegtmeier Oertel's first book, Bleeding Borders: Race Gender, and Violence in Pre-Civil War Kansas, was recently reviewed in the Jackson Free Press

Read the review here.

Sep 09

Journalism’s Roving Eye gets great review

9780807134740 The new definitive history of American foreign reporting, Journalism's Roving Eye by John Maxwell Hamilton, has been reviewed in The California Literary Review.

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Sep 09

At Home In Tennessee gets a rave review

9780807134474 At Home in Tennessee, by Donna Dorian with photographs by Anne Hall, received a great review from The Magazine Antiques.  The review praises the book's "wonderfully diverse sampling of American architecture and interiors," and goes on to say that it "is an essential volume for the historically minded enthusiast of domestic architecture and interiors."

Read the complete review here.

Jul 08

Early Praise for Boone Biography

In a July 28 review, Publishers Weekly declared Meredith Mason Brown’s Frontiersman: Daniel Boone and the Making of America (Sept.) to be “the most readable and balanced” as well as “the most complete and satisfying” of recent Boone biographies.  The review goes on to say that “Brown’s Boone remains a larger-than-life figure: heroic without posturing, steadfast without foolishness, patriotic without Indian hatred. This is a book for those who seek an accurate, not pietistic, history of a way of life long past.”

Jul 08

Heitman’s bird book garners a lot of attention

Danny Heitman’s A Summer of Birds is garnering a lot of attention. Read the recent reviews in Living Bird magazine and the New Orleans
. Also be sure to catch Danny on Channel 2 / WBRZ’s 2uneIn this
Friday morning.

Apr 08

Claudia Emerson discusses “Late Wife”

Divorce360.com, an Internet community which deals with the issues surrounding divorce, recently interviewed LSU Press author Claudia Emerson about her Pulitzer Prize winning book, Late Wife.  Click here to read the entire article.