Kelly Blewett

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Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews What Is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life by Rutgers University Poetry Professor Mark Doty.

Book Review: "A Pilgrimage To Eternity"

Jun 12, 2020
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Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews Timothy Egan’s A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith.

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On Around Cincinnati, our literary contributor Kelly Blewett reviews Ibram X. Kendi’s book, How To Be An Antiracist.

Book Review: "After The Last Border"

May 1, 2020
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Book Review: Our literary contributor Kelly Blewett reviews Jessica Goudeau’s After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America.

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Our literary contributor Kelly Blewett shares her thoughts about several children’s books, old and new for springtime enjoyment, including In a Jar (Deborah Macer), Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present (Charlotte Zolotow), and On Wings of Words: The Extraordinary Life of Emily Dickinson (Jennifer Berne).

Book Review: "The Scientist And The Spy"

Feb 28, 2020
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Book Review: Our literary contributor Kelly Blewett has a review of the fascinating new book, The Scientist and the Spy: A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage by Mara Hvistendahl.

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Book review: Kelly Blewett has a review of What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man's Blues by Clifford Thompson.

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Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews the latest collection of essays from writer Leslie Jamison, Make it Scream, Make it Burn.

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Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews When the Coin is in the Air, a new novel from local author John Young. (Note: Mr. Young is a member of the Cincinnati Public Radio Board of Directors.)

"The Ghosts Of Eden Park" By Karen Abbott

Jul 26, 2019
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Kelly Blewett talks with Karen Abbott, author of The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America. The author will appear at a book signing and reading at Joseph Beth Booksellers in Rookwood on August 6.

Book Review: "The Regency Years" By Robert Morrison

May 31, 2019
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Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews Robert Morrison's The Regency Years: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern.

Book Review: "How To Disappear" By Akiko Busch

Mar 8, 2019

Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews How to Disappear: Notes on Invisibility in a Time of Transparency by Akiko Busch.

Book Review: Our Kelly Blewett reviews The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King.

Book Review: Kelly Blewett as a review of Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult by Bruce Handy.

Book Review: "Bunk"

Dec 29, 2017

Book Review: Apropos of the current world we live in, Kelly Blewett reviews Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phones, Post-Facts, and Fake News by Kevin Young.

Book Review: "Theft By Finding" By David Sedaris

Jun 16, 2017

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002 by David Sedaris.

Book Review: "Out Of Line" By Barbara Lynch

Jun 2, 2017

Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews Out of Line: A Life of Playing with Fire by Barbara Lynch.

Book Review: "All At Sea: A Memoir"

Feb 17, 2017

Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews All at Sea: A Memoir by Decca Aitkenhead.