New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Mary McNear's latest novel, The Light in Summer, introduces readers to the small community of Butternut Lake, based on the author's summertime getaway as a child.
As Ohio Goes is a familiar phrase, especially during election season. The Buckeye State has voted for the winner in every presidential election but two. That prompted author Rana Khoury, a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Northwestern University, to ask the question, if the nation follows Ohio, where is America headed?
Author Patricia Lockwood, who spent part of her life here in Cincinnati, has written about growing up with a father who was once an atheist, then a Lutheran minister and, eventually, a married Catholic priest.
On June 29, 2009, Air National Guard Major “MJ” Hegar was shot down while on a medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan. Wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew and their patients. After she came home she began a new battle: to give women who serve on the front lines the credit they deserve.
From the days of wooden bleachers and playing fields put together in a matter of weeks for a few thousand dollars to today’s massive stadiums that can run into the billions to build, the design of the ballpark has been ever evolving.
In 2012, Kim Dinan and her husband Brian uprooted their lives to travel around the world. Just before their departure, they received a yellow envelope containing a check and instructions to give the money away to those they encountered on their journey.
In April 2015, Archbishop Desmond Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness's eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single question: How do we find joy in the face of life's inevitable suffering?
Jon Else was series producer and cinematographer for the groundbreaking civil rights television series, Eyes on the Prize. The series told the story from the point of view of ordinary people inside the civil rights movement, mostly African American.