Beer of Broadway Fame
The Piel Family and Their Brooklyn Brewery Alfred W. McCoy - Author
The Life and Times of John Drake Sloat, 1781-1867 Bruce A. Castleman - Author
Twenty Essays and Interviews with the Writers Jen Hirt - Editor Erin Murphy - Editor
A diverse collection of essays and companion interviews that offer insight into the inspiration, drafting, and revision process.
With a title that suggests both the genre and the process of composing it, Creating Nonfiction is a collection of essays and interviews that aims to open readers’ and writers’ eyes to the formal possibilities of creative nonfiction. Included are memoirs, personal essays, literary jo...(Read More)
The Heroic Age of Diving
America's Underwater Pioneers and the Great Wrecks of Lake Erie Jerry Kuntz - Author
A comprehensive history of the first three decades of underwater exploration in antebellum America.
Beginning in 1837, some of the most brilliant engineers of America’s Industrial Revolution turned their attention to undersea technology. Inventors developed practical hard-helmet diving suits, as well as new designs of submarines, diving bells, floating cranes, and undersea explosives. These innovations were used to clear ...(Read More)
A Field Journal of Hope, Heartbreak, and Miracles with New York's Bird People Darryl McGrath - Author
How a small group of New York biologists brought the peregrine falcon and bald eagle back from the brink of extinction.
In the late 1970s, the bald eagle and the peregrine falcon were heading toward extinction, victims of the combined threats of DDT, habitat loss, and lax regulation. Flight Paths tells the story of how a small group of New York biologists raced against nature’s clock to bring these two beloved birds...(Read More)