Monthly Archives: October 2012
CRAZY GOOD ITALIAN: Big Flavors, Small Plates
Praise: “Mike Isabella is a talented chef—his new cookbook will serve as a bible for those looking to up their game in the kitchen, or merely learn the ways our good ol’ Italian nonnas did it!” ―Giada De Laurentiis “From … Continue reading
America and the Crisis of Global Power
STRATEGIC VISION: America and the Crisis of Global Power By Zbigniew Brzezinski ISBN: 9780465029549 E-Book ISBN: 9780465029556 Price: $26.00 US “[T]he idea that the US could somehow ensure Israel’s future by imposing a new order in the Middle East – … Continue reading
Bully Prevention Awareness Month
October is Bully Prevention Awareness Month and though it is nearing the end of October, I wanted to share this great list of titles that Publishers Weekly has put together of bullying resources that goes along with a feature they … Continue reading
Alphabet Everwhere! The Gold Medal Winner of a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award
Mentioned in ForeWord Reviews last week—Alphabet Everywhere, the recent smash hit from Abbeville Kids, is a happy favorite of ours here at Perseus Distribution and looks to have also turned more than a few heads at The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards this year, in which it … Continue reading
Fast Animal is an NBA Finalist!
The National Book Foundation announced last week that Fast Animal, by Tim Seibles, is a 2012 National Book Award Finalist in Poetry. The NBA award citation noted: “The newest collection from one of America’s foremost African-American poets threads the journey … Continue reading
Island Practice By Pam Belluck -a great read for non-fiction book clubs and reading groups
Very exciting news- LAKEMOOR – The River East Public Library is starting a new Non-Fiction Book Group for adults. The Realistic Readers, or The R and R Club, The group will be reading contemporary nonfiction; the first title is … Continue reading
A new publisher to us, Readers to Eaters, just released this adorable trailer for their new picture book Sylvia’s Spinach. Check it out! Sylvia’s Spinach 978-0-9836615-1-1 Available now!
Feminist Press has published the first ebook about the Russian punk band, Pussy Riot, titled Pussy Riot! A Punk Prayer for Freedom. The Russian feminist punk collective’s members were sentenced to two years in prison after they were found guilty … Continue reading
The survival of our planet and the human species is reliant upon rewriting the code of life
10/4/12 The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) “Exhilarating and scary facts suffuse this book about bioengineering by leading Harvard genetics professor and entrepreneur Church…. [W]hen Church describes current work building microbes with minimal genes, the book takes off – and eventually … Continue reading
The Sojourn wins the Dayton Literary Peace Prize!
The winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize were announced today and Andrew Krivak’s The Sojourn is the Fiction Prize Winner! The prize committee cited the book as a “splendid first novel that comes in under 200 pages, but tells … Continue reading