Video: Patricia Appelbaum on St. Francis, America’s Most Popular Saint

Patricia Appelbaum, author of St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America’s Most Popular Saint, talks to Peggy Bendroth as part of the History Matters series at the Congregational Library and Archives. Continue Reading Video: Patricia Appelbaum on St. Francis, America’s Most Popular Saint

Watch: Demo of Enhanced Ebook of Give My Poor Heart Ease, by William Ferris

See the features of the enhanced ebook for Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues, by William Ferris. Features include embedded video & audio. Continue Reading Watch: Demo of Enhanced Ebook of Give My Poor Heart Ease, by William Ferris

Karen L. Cox’s book inspires new conversation, new images of the South

Historian Karen L. Cox’s book Dreaming of Dixie: How the South Was Created in American Popular Culture is prompting lively discussion and an art exhibit. Includes video. Continue Reading Karen L. Cox’s book inspires new conversation, new images of the South

Video: Elizabeth Barnes talks Love’s Whipping Boy

Video of Elizabeth Barnes on violence & sentimentality in Love’s Whipping Boy in a William & Mary News feature. Continue Reading Video: Elizabeth Barnes talks Love’s Whipping Boy

From Macmillan Digital – “From the Typewriter to the Bookstore: A Publishing Story”

From the Typewriter to the Bookstore: A Publishing Story (via Macmillan USA on YouTube) Ever wondered how a manuscript becomes a book? Just what goes on with an author? What happens at a publishing house? Who does what? How does which? Where does what go when? And, most importantly, how much money does an Editorial/Acquisitions… Continue Reading From Macmillan Digital – “From the Typewriter to the Bookstore: A Publishing Story”