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ray-e-boomhower's picture
Mar.12.2009
To the millions of Americans on the home front during World War II, Ernie Pyle’s column in newspapers across the country offered a foxhole view of the struggle as he reported on the life and death of the average soldier. When he died, Pyle’s popularity and readership was worldwide, with his column...
helenzia's picture
Dec.20.2008
From Publishers WeeklyWhile growing up in New Jersey in the 1950s and '60s, Zia was provided with plenty of American history by her teachers, while her father inundated her with stories of China's past. Yet she was left wondering about people like herself, Asian Americans, who seemed to be "...
jim-stovall's picture
Nov.29.2008
Nashville police reporter Mitch Sawyer finds out more than he wants to know when he covers the murder of a star collegiate quarterback two weeks before his senior season is set to begin. Sawyer has to battle personal and professional demons -- and manage to stay alive himself -- to find out: Who...
karen-olson's picture
Nov.18.2008
 Nominated for a 2009 Shamus Award  New Haven police reporter Annie Seymour has a talent for running into trouble. So it should come as no shock when her coworker's bachelorette party at a local club turns into a crime scene. What is surprising is that the dead bar manager on the sidewalk outside...
christa-a-banister's picture
Oct.09.2008
Sydney Alexander is a travel writer. She's a very well-dressed travel writer—hasn't yet met a shoe or clearance sale she could pass up. She's funny. She's got a great relationship with her sis. She's got a hilarious best friend, Rain, who happens to be a hippie. And she's got a wonderful...
jim-stovall's picture
Sep.02.2008
Writing for the Mass Media is a text written to introduce students to the various basic forms of writing for the mass media and to the professional requirements of writing in a media environment. The book was first published in 1984 and has since been used as a text in more than 450 colleges and...
wendy-l-call's picture
May.16.2008
“…a virtuoso collection of essays by writers on writing non-fiction; these remarkable insights into the craft were collected at Harvard University and include selections from such notable veteran scribes as Tom Wolfe, Tracy Kidder, Susan Orlean, David Halberstam, Nora Ephron and Macolm Gladwell...
susan-orlean's picture
Apr.25.2008
Whether you're a journalism student, a professional journalist, or an aspiring writer hoping to stretch your skills, this collection of today's top stories will nudge you forward. Editors Alice Klement and Carolyn Matalene include unabridged examples of journalism writing that grabs readers and...
marcia-meier's picture
Apr.24.2008
"Santa Barbara, Paradise on the Pacific" is a 20,000-word, large-format coffee-table book featuring extensive text by Marcia Meier and photographs by noted Santa Barbara photographer James Chen. The book features a full history of Santa Barbara as well as sections on schools and other...
kurt-andersen's picture
Mar.10.2008
We are living in what one author describes as "highly promotional times." Governments, corporations, non-profits, and special interest groups all have spin doctors trying to turn the news to their advantage. This increasingly incestuous connection between practitioners of public relations...