book review

Roberta Schultz reviews The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy by Northern Kentucky University Professor Jonathan McKenzie.

Book review: "The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia"

Jan 15, 2016

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia, edited by Gerald L. Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel, and John A. Hardin, and published by the University Press of Kentucky.

University Press of Kentucky authors Gerald L. Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel, and John A. Hardin have been named the recipients of a 2016 Kentucky History Award given by the Kentucky Historical Society for their book, The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia. The encyclopedia has also received the 2016 Living Legacy Award presented by the Kentucky Black Legislative Caucus, the Kentucky State Historical Records Advisory Board’s 2015 Kentucky Archives Month Certificate for Merit for Writing/Publication, and has been named a Thomas D. Clark Medallion Book. The Kentucky History Awards recognize outstanding achievements by historians, public history professionals, volunteers, business and civic leaders, communities, and historical organizations throughout the Commonwealth. The awards were presented on Friday, November 11 at the KHS Annual Meeting and Kentucky History Celebration at the Old State Capitol in downtown Frankfort. 

Book Review: "Walk Till The Dogs Get Mean"

Jan 1, 2016

Roberta Schultz has a review of Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean: Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia, edited by Adrian Blevins and Karen Salyer McElmurray.

Book Review: Our Kelly Blewett reviews How’s Your Faith?: An Unlikely Spiritual Journey by former newsman and Meet the Press host David Gregory.

Book Review: Suzy Favor Hamilton has led a challenging, fascinating, heartbreaking life. As she details in her new memoir, she’s been an Olympic athlete and a high-end escort, battling mental illness through it all.

Book Review: "Women Of The Mountain South"

Nov 27, 2015

Roberta Schultz has a review of Women of the Mountain South: Identity, Work and Activism, edited by Connie Park Rice and Marie Tedesco, and published by Ohio University Press.

Book Review: "Once In A Great City: A Detroit Story"

Nov 20, 2015

Kelly Blewett has a review of the new book from journalist (currently associate editor at The Washington Post) and author David Maraniss called Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story.

Book Review: "We Were Brothers"

Nov 6, 2015

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews We Were Brothers by Barry Moser.

Book Review: "The Goddess Pose" By Michelle Goldberg

Oct 30, 2015

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West by Michelle Goldberg.

Book Review: "Next Door To The Dead: Poems"

Oct 23, 2015

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Kelly Blewett has a review of Katherine Howe’s new novel, The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Hiawatha and the Peacemaker, written by rock legend Robbie Robertson (The Band) and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist David Shannon.

Book Review: "Early Farming Woman" By Jean Bryner

Sep 25, 2015

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Early Farming Woman, the new chapbook of poetry from nurse and poet Jean Bryner.

Book Review: "Mellencamp: American Troubadour"

Sep 18, 2015

Roberta Schultz reviews the book Mellencamp: American Troubadour by David Masciotra.

Book Review: "Flavors From Home" by Aimee Zaring

Aug 28, 2015

Roberta Schultz reviews Aimee Zaring’s book, Flavors from Home: Refugees in Kentucky Share Their Stories and Comfort Foods.

Jane Durrell has a review of Ian Adams’ latest collection of images, A Photographer’s Guide to Ohio, Vol 2.

Book review from Lee Hay: Weeds of Kentucky and Adjacent States, by Patricia Dalton Haragan.

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Medic Against Bomb: A Doctor’s Poetry of War by Dr. Frederick Foote, a retired U.S. Navy neurologist and the military’s foremost expert on holistic medicine.

Book review: Jane Durrell reviews Harper Ever After: The Early Work of Charley and Edie Harper by Charley Harper, their son Brett Harper and Sara Pearce.

Book review: "In the Unlikely Event" by Judy Blume

Jun 12, 2015

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews the new, talked about book from Judy Blume, In the Unlikely Event.

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