- Breaking Broken English wins the 2020 CLA Book Award
July 17, 2020
Michelle Hartman received the 2020 College Language Association Book Award for Creative Scholarship for Breaking Broken English: Black-Arab Literary Solidarities and the Politics of Language.
- Harry Haft and The Onion Picker selected as Top Ten boxing books
July 2, 2020
Building the Perfect Boxing Library, Quarantine Style
Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano and The Onion Picker: Carmen Basilio and Boxing in the 1950s included in BoxingScene.com’s top ten list of of boxing books.
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- Crime Reads features Guilt Rules All
June 22, 2020
Crime Reads recently published an excerpt from Guilt Rules All: Irish Mystery, Detective, and Crime Fiction, edited by Elizabeth Mannion and Brian Cliff. Read the full essay here.
- The Slave Yards in Book Riot
June 9, 2020
Book Riot calls Najwa Bin Shatwan’s novel The Slave Yards a “challenging, powerful story of people trying to survive through some of life’s harshest conditions. It captures a time and place with nuance and care.” Read the full review here.
- Dewaine Farria essay in The War on the Rocks
June 9, 2020
Dewaine Farria, author of the forthcoming novel Revolutions of all Colors, writes about race, patriotism, and public service in The War on the Rocks, a platform for analysis, commentary, debate and multimedia content on foreign policy and national security issues through a realist lens.
- Virtual Book Talk: “Harry Haft” with Alan Haft
April 21, 2020
Alan Haft discusses Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano. He vividly describes the powerful story of 16-year-old Harry Haft’s survival in the Nazi concentration camps, a survival dependent on his ability to fight and win concentration camp boxing matches.
Haft’s story is now a major motion picture.
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Alan Scott Haft is the eldest son ...
- Virtual Book Talk: “Open House” with Chuck D’Imperio
April 1, 2020
Chuck D’Imperio welcomes you into his home for our first virtual book talk on his latest book Open House: 35 Historic Upstate New York Homes. Sit back, relax, and tour some of Upstate New York’s most famous and “off the beaten path” homes from the comfort of your home.
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Chuck D’Imperio is the author of several ...
- Suzanne Hinman wins book award
March 20, 2020
The Victorian Society of America has awarded Suzanne Hinman’s The Grandest Madison Square Garden one of three 2020 Victorian Society in America Book Awards. This award recognize scholarship that contributes to the understanding of America during the Victorian Era. The book award committee was most impressed by the quality of the scholarship.
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- openDemocracy interviews Joshua Stacher about his new book
February 26, 2020
Joshua Stacher discusses why Egypt is in its current state, what happened to the revolution, and his new book, Watermelon Democracy, with Tugrul Mende on openDemocracy.
- Najwa Bin Shatwan, author of The Slave Yards, at the Hay Festival Abu Dhabi
February 6, 2020
Najwa Bin Shatwan, was chosen as one of the 39 best Arab authors under the age of 40 by the Hay Festival’s Beirut 39 project. She will be one of the featured authors at the Hay Festival Abu Dhabi in Manarat Al Saadiyat from February 25-28, 2020.