"Dirty" trees, birds, and neighbors: Who takes priority? My new essay on WBUR's Cognoscenti!
New review of Faint Praise posted on Pop Culture Coup. (By Curtis C., published on January 23, 2018.)
Read an Ebook Week at Smashwords--Lost Among the Baining: Adventure, Marriage, and Other Fieldwork and Faint Praise: The Plight of Book Reviewing in America are both on sale at half-price for 7 days.
My new essay for Cognoscenti: "The Case for Classics"
New interview at Smashwords! Please let me know what you think--I'd love feedback.
Lost Among the Baining will be displayed and sold at the Harvard Reunion, May 24th.
New book cover for the new epub editions of Lost Among the Baining on Smashwords.
Book group talk and slide show this Monday!
An endorsement I'm especially proud of, because it comes from an anthropologist who has actually been in the field:
Lost Among the Baining "is undoubtedly the best written account of, and reflection on, fieldwork I have read, and --perhaps -- the best book on fieldwork (period) I have come across. " Joel Savishinsky, Professor of Anthropology (Emeritus), Ithaca College, author of Trail of the Hare.
I'll be visiting another book group, this one in Lexington, MA, to discuss Lost Among the Baining.
Lost Among the Baining: a "featured book in anthropology" at the Patrick Power Library, St. Mary's University in Halifax ( a city I happen to love).
My Cambridge Book Group talk has been rescheduled for May 19th, 2 pm.
My essay,"An Alligator Tale: When Predator Becomes Prey," has just been published in Cognoscenti. I wrote this after a traumatic alligator experience in Sanibel, FL, last year--but the trauma is not what you'd expect!
A wonderful new review of Lost Among the Baining has just appeared in the new issue of Tahoma Literary Review.
New review of Lost Among the Baining forthcoming in Tahoma Literary Review
Tahoma Literary Review
If you live in South Florida or happen to be there escaping the cold, please come to my book event for "Lost Among the Baining" at Books and Books in Miami (Coral Gables) on Feb. 8th at 8 pm!
Books & Books, Miami
Great new review of Lost Among the Baining on Amazon and LibraryThing by Tim Bazzett, author of the memoir, Booklover.
Review of Lost Among the Baining in Detours des Mondes.
Cambridge Book Talk, May 19, 2015.
Brookline Book Talk: November 13, 2015.
New Review: Midwest Book Review: Reviewer's Bookwatch:
"An inherently fascinating and absorbing read, Lost Among the Baining: Adventure, Marriage, and Other Fieldwork is a remarkably well written, deftly organized, and impressively presented account from beginning to end. Very highly recommended for both community and academic library collections, it should be noted for personal reading lists that Lost Among the Baining is also available in a Kindle edition."
Author event: Feb. 8th, 8 pm, at Books and Books, great Miami bookstore.
Lost Among the Baining selected by the Hawaii Project: Best Books About World Travelers.
Book talk at Sanibel Public Library: January 14th, 2:00. Book sales organized by MacIntosh Books.
Lost Among the Baining has been selected as Book of the Week at Longitude Books: Recommended Reading for Travelers. Please take a look at their their blog review
Lost Among the Baining is now included at Longitude Books: Recommended Reading for Travelers, where a brief write-up praises it for its "insight and humor."
Lost Among the Baining is now available in both Kindle and Nook Book editions.
Signed books today at Porter Square Books, a wonderful independent bookstore in Cambridge, MA.
Here's the full ForeWord Reviews review--5 stars!
The first review of Lost Among the Baining will soon appear in ForeWord Magazine--and it's excellent! (Quotes to come.)
"Lost Among the Baining: Adventure, Marriage, and Other Fieldwork" will be published next month by the University of Missouri Press. I'm now participating in a Goodreads Giveaway, and if you're a Goodreads member--or want to sign on--just request the giveaway and you might win a free copy of the book as soon as it's published.