By almost any measure Margaret Wooster should be celebrated as a hero of our planet. For a couple of decades, she has been one of the most outspoken and out front environmental advocates in our region. Her professional and personal brilliance shines very brightly in her newest book, Living Waters: Reading the Rivers of the Lower Great Lakes...
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
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Tuesday, March 24, 2009
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"Margaret Wooster’s Living Waters: Reading the Rivers of the Lower Great Lakes (SUNY Press) is simply wonderful ... [her] near poetic essays make evil deeds at least palatable and the splendid example of her own commitment clearly indicates a brighter future for our living waters."
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
"Vera and the Ambassador is one of the best autobiographies in recent years, as readers will appreciate the couples' take on the 1990s in East Europe..."
Monday, March 16, 2009
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Thursday, March 12, 2009
William Cullen Bryant, by Gilbert H. Muller, is a finalist in the biography category, while Twenty West, by Mac Nelson, made the cut in the travel category.
The winners will be announced at Book Expo in New York City on May 29. Congratulations to our authors on this exciting news!
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Eve will be reading from the book tomorrow, March 11, from 7–9 pm at Book Passage in Corte Madera, CA. She'll also be at Books Inc. in San Francisco on Friday, March 20, from 7–9 pm.
Friday, March 6, 2009
A small note on a big upcoming event: for those in the Albany area, stop by The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza next Friday the 13th at 7pm for a book signing and reception with Barbara Seals Nevergold and Peggy Brooks-Bertram, the coeditors of Go, Tell Michelle.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
"Nelson manages to pull off the not-so-easy feat of being quirky, erudite and entertaining.” — Chicago Tribune
“Armchair travelers and devotees of American history are in for a treat.” — Ann La Farge, The Independent
“A wonderful read for armchair travelers, and the next best thing to touring the length of US Route 20 in person.” — Midwest Book Review
“From New York state to Yellowstone National Park, Nelson visits the ridiculous and the sublime … Twenty West shows plenty and according to Nelson, ‘There is room for all of us.’” — ForeWord Magazine
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Read the full review here.