A leading thinker in African-American culture, the greatest rivalry in college basketball history (GO HEELS!), the Wild West, and Opera… Check out today’s Nonfiction picks:
“This engrossing study should find a place in both academic and metropolitan-area libraries and will be of extraordinary interest to opera lovers, arts administrators, and anyone invested in the future of the performing arts.”—Library Journal, starred review
2 starred reviews!
“An insightful, compact volume featuring eight pivotal essays that redress African American history and culture as it’s commonly represented in America today…A highly accessible book that would serve high school and college classrooms well in continuing the conversation about civil rights and social justice.”–Library Journal, starred review
SHOTGUNS AND STAGECOACHES: The Brave Men Who Rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West
by John Boessenecker
“A rip-roaring history of moving the mail in the wildest of the Wild West days.”–Kirkus Reviews
“Chansky describes how the competitive spirit among the schools is as strong as ever. His apparent love of the game and thorough, lively narrative make this a strong choice for all sports collections. VERDICT Coupled with BLUE BLOOD, this new volume is indispensable for fans of the Duke Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels, and an absorbing read for all college basketball fans.”—Library Journal