This Week’s Hot News

The Atlantic’s Books Briefing recommended The Body Politic: The Battle Over Science in America (Bellevue Literary Press) on September 27.

Ryan O’Callaghan, author of My Life on the Line: How the NFL Damn Near Killed Me and Ended Up Saving My Life (Akashic Books/Edge of Sports), was interviewed by Boston, Massachusetts local CBS channel WBZ-TV on September 24.

On October 1, Literary Hub published Cornel West’s foreword to A Moment on the Clock of the World: A Foundry Theatre Production (edited by David Bruin and Melanie Joseph; Haymarket Books).

On September 25, Literary Hub published Elif Shafak’s foreword to Naguib Mahfouz’s The Quarter (trans. Roger Allen; Saqi Books).

On October 1, Crime Reads included Gar Anthony Haywood’s Good Man Gone Bad (Prospect Park Books) on its list of “Books You Should Read in October.”

 “Letter to Noah’s Wife,” a poem from Maya C. Popa’s American Faith (Sarabande Books), was the September 30 poem of the day on Poets.org.

Yes! Magazine published an excerpt from Alejandro Frid’s Changing Tides: An Ecologist’s Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene (New Society Publishers) on September 19.

Electric Literature included Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne’s Holding On To Nothing (Blair) and Rodrigo Márquez Tizano’s Jakarta (trans. Thomas Bunstead; Coffee House Press) on its list of the “20 Best Debuts of the Second Half of 2019” on September 24.

Truly Alive Magazine published an article about Stephen Levine’s Animal Sutras: Animal Spirit Stories (Monkfish Book Publishing) in its September/October 2019 edition.

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