Read an interview with Vincent Feldman at Hidden City Philadelphia
: Photographing The Abandoned City
Nancy Pearl recommended The Summer House
on NPR's Morning Edition. Listen here
In his review of Hide and Seek
for the Times Literary Supplement
, James Campbell says the book is "surely among the best wartime memoirs." He also praises our "splendid new edition" of The Stronghold
Read "Round and Round Together: The Civil Rights Movement Comes to an Amusement Park
" by Mary Battenfeld (pdf)
"Thomas Ellis' ironic observations, her dark humour throw shadow and light upon every page. This after all is a woman who once remarked: 'There is no reciprocity. Men love women. Women love children. Children love hamsters. Hamsters don't love anyone.'"--Aminatta Forna on The Summer House trilogy
Amy Nathan signs copies of her book Round & Round Together
on Friday, Aug. 23 at 3:00 p.m. at the National Park Service bookstore at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
Eva Brann discusses her book The Logos of Heraclitus
at The Partially Examined Life
The Fields of Light
in Harvard Magazine
Read a profile
of William Zinsser in the New York Times
George Will's Washington Post
column on The Writer Who Stayed
, "William Zinsser and good writing as art
"Zinsser—who, with On Writing Well
, taught a whole lot of us how to set down a clean English sentence—last year won a National Magazine Award for his Friday web columns in The American Scholar
. They're now in a collection that's completely charming, impeccably polished, and Strunk-and-White-ishly brief. He's the youngest 90-year-old you'll read this week."—New York Magazine
on The Writer Who Stayed
"On Writing Well and Other Joys
": The Wall Street Journal
reviews The Writer Who Stayed
by William Zinsser
Gary Borjesson, author of Willing Dogs
, now has a blog: Idle Speculations
"This is the kind of book you'll want to suggest to your dog lover's book club...sure to stir up heated debates about all things dog."—Willing Dogs
reviewed at Fit as Fido
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