Book Talk with Heather Newman, University of Michigan Press


Book Talk with Heather Newman, Trade Marketing Manager of The University of Michigan Press

 

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University of Michigan Press, a part of the University of Michigan Library, serves as a primary publishing unit of the university, with special responsibility for the creation and promotion of scholarly, educational, and regional books and other materials in digital and print formats.  Its mission is to use the best emerging digital technology to disseminate such information as freely and widely as possible while preserving the integrity of published scholarship.
The press publishes materials in a wide range of humanities and social science disciplines; produces educational texts for student audiences, with special emphasis on English language teaching; publishes information that advances public understanding of the many vexed political, social, and cultural issues faced by a global, multicultural society; and produces regional books that contribute to fiction and the arts, human history, natural history, and the changing environment of Michigan and the Great Lakes.

 

Current Segment:
Book Talk with theUniversity of Michigan Press’ Heather Newman: Spirits & Wine by Susan Newhof  It’s a mystery and a ghost story all wrapped up in one. 
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Past Segments:
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August 27, 2011:  Book Talk with theUniversity of Michigan Press’ Heather Newman:  90 Years Crossing Lake Michigan:  The History of the Ann Arbor Car Ferries by Grant Brown, Jr. - An illustrated book about the visionary, risky, and influential business of transporting loaded railroad cars across Lake Michigan
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August 20, 2011:  Book Talk with theUniversity of Michigan Press’ Heather Newman:  Right in Michigan’s Grassroots:  From the KKK to the Michigan Militia by JoEllen McNergney Vinyard -  An unsettling look at the history of right-wing political movements in Michigan.
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August 13, 2011:  Book Talk with the University of Michigan Press’ Heather Newman:  Elly Peterson:  “Mother” of the Moderates by Sara Fitzgerald - The life and political history of a woman who broke gender barriers in the Republican party—and later threw her support to a Democrat.

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August 6, 2011:  Book Talk with the University of Michigan Press’ Heather Newman:  The Rock Pickers Guides by Bruce Mueller & William H. Wilde. 
Bruce Mueller is the rock expert who brought you the very popular Complete Guide to Petoskey Stones. Bookstores all along Lake Michigan loved that book, but they also expressed many requests for a rock identification guide for Lake Michigan. Here it is!
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July 30, 2011:  Book Talk with the
University of Michigan Press’ Heather Newman:
Michigan Upper Peninsula Almanac by Ron Jolly & Karroll Bohnak.  A comprehensive guide for every resident, visitor, and student of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
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July 23, 2011:  Book Talk with the
University of Michigan Press’ Heather Newman: The Michigan Roadside Naturalist by J. Alan Holman & Margaret B. Holman is a captivating guide to the natural wonders of the Great Lakes State and a handy reference in the UM Press’ Michigan series.
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July 16, 2011:  Traveling Through Time:  A Guide to Michigan’s Historical Markers by Laura Rose Ashlee

The definitive illustrated guide to nearly 1,500 historic Michigan sites. With this book, travelers can journey through the state to discover the historical markers in Michigan’s neighborhoods, along its highways, and in city centers.
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June 25, 2011:  Book Talk with the University of Michigan Press’ Heather Newman: How Like An Angel by Jack Driscoll is the story of Archibald Angel. With his career going nowhere and a marriage in decline, Angel retreats to a rustic cabin in northern Michigan to make a new life for himself.
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June 11, 2011:  Book Talk with the University of Michigan Press’ Heather Newman: Donald Johnston’s The Echoes of L’Arbre Croche
is mystery, intrigue, romance, and history in a novel set on the Great Lakes.  Each week Heather shares a book with us that has been published by the University of Michigan Press.
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