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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Blissful Bites
Blissful Bites

Blissful Bites is a new cookbook worth checking out from BenBella Books, the publisher of The China Study and The Happy Herbivore cookbooks.  Christy Morgan (also known as The Blissful Chef) is a successful vegan macrobiotic chef with her own … Continue reading

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A Top Cop’s Expose of the Dark Side of American Policing
A Top Cop’s Expose of the Dark Side of American Policing

 Publicity Update for: BREAKING RANK By Norm Stamper ISBN: 9781560258551 E-Book ISBN: 9780786736249 Norm Stamper will be on NPR’s TALK OF THE NATION this afternoon (Tues, 11/29) to discuss his recent piece in THE NATION and the challenges of crowd … Continue reading

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The New York Times Fetes Books from Copper Canyon & Enchanted Lion in Year-End Lists!
<i>The New York Times</i> Fetes Books from Copper Canyon & Enchanted Lion in Year-End Lists!

Pomelo Begins to Grow has been included in the Notable Children’s Books of 2011 by The New York Times, which quoted their August 19 review, saying “‘A baby elephant’s growth spurt also spurs worries. Funny, smart, and idiosyncratic, graceful and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving
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The Cat and the Fiddle
The Cat and the Fiddle

Since we’ve been on the topic of wonderfully illustrated picture books with the announcement of the New York Times Best Illustrated Books of 2011, it seems appropriate to talk about Jackie Morris and her latest title. Jackie Morris has a … Continue reading

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A portrait of America’s most visible, outspoken and controversial diplomat in a generation
A portrait of America’s most visible, outspoken and controversial diplomat in a generation

The Unquiet American (9781610390781) Derek Chollet and Samantha Power, eds. Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010, was a pivotal player in U.S. diplomacy for more than forty years.   Most recently Special Envoy for Iraq and Afghanistan under President Barack … Continue reading

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Ice Named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book!
<i>Ice</i> Named a <i>New York Times</i> Best Illustrated Children’s Book!

For the second year in a row*, a book published by Enchanted Lion Books has won a spot on the 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2011 list from the New York Times! This year, the one of the honors … Continue reading

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New York Times Best Illustrated 2011 – Migrant!
New York Times Best Illustrated 2011 – Migrant!

I am excited to let you all know that Groundwood Books’ Migrant has been chosen as one of the 10 New York Times Best Illustrated Books of 2011! Migrant is a beautiful story about Mennonite migrant farm workers making their … Continue reading

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Six Decades of America’s Favorite Morning Show
Six Decades of America’s Favorite Morning Show

From Yesterday to TODAY is a celebratory look at the nation’s fourth-longest running television program. Covering six decades of broadcast history, From Yesterday to TODAY tells the story of America’s favorite morning news show through personal recollections of the anchors … Continue reading

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A new biography with vintage political cartoons
A new biography with vintage political cartoons

Here’s a one-of-a-kind biography that combines political cartoons and text to create a unique portrait of Teddy Roosevelt’s life.  Bully! features more than 250 full-color and black & white vintage political cartoons, many of which are being reprinted for the … Continue reading

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