Alasdair Roberts, author of America’s First Great Depression: Economic Crisis and Political Disorder after the Panic of 1837, has a blog with news and updates about his book (including his column’s appearance in Stars and Stripes).
Matthew Fuhrmann, author of Atomic Assistance: How “Atoms for Peace” Programs Cause Nuclear Insecurity, published a post on the Atlantic’s blog on July 26:
A thoughtful interview from last summer with Erin P. Finley, author of Fields of Combat: Understanding PTSD among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan (out now in paperback):
The Country Chick–City Chic blog features a thoughtful review of Reading Classes: On Culture and Classism in America by Barbara Jensen
Fleas, Flies, and Friars by Nicholas Orme was reviewed at the Reading Room. Here’s an excerpt: “Orme’s book will evoke memories of the reader’s past, recalling the nursery rhymes, carols, charms, riddles, and codes of behavior that they learned through sayings whether it was about learning to tie their shoe strings into a bow or adhering to certain traditions of the yearly holidays. Fleas, Flies and Friars is a book that everyone can relate to, giving readers a broader understanding of why children’s literature is an important aspect of one’s upbringing.”