Entries from January 30th, 2015

U.S. House passes 13th Amendment abolishing slavery

January 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Publishing News

2015 marks a year of significant Civil War anniversaries (150th). Starting with … January 31, 1865 – The U.S. Congress approves the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, to abolish slavery. The amendment is then submitted to the states for ratification. Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime […]

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January 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Publishing News

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, marking King’s birthday. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. Celebrate his life and African American […]

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The Next Big Thing

January 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Great American Novel has become a somewhat nebulous term. You’ll never hear the same definition twice. What makes it great? What makes it American? I’ve started deferring to a simpler, more all-encompassing term, The Next Big Thing. David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest was The Next Big Thing… Jonathan Franzen’s Corrections was The Next Big […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – January 2015 – Driving the King

January 5th, 2015 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Driving the King Ravi Howard; read by Adam Lazarre-White An indelible portrait of prejudice and promise, friendship and loyalty, Driving the King is a daring look at race and class in pre-Civil Rights America, played out in the lives of two remarkable men. Read the full description. ________________________ How to Win This Audio CD 1. […]

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