Posts Tagged ‘books’
Book giveaway! Book giveaway! GRANDMA GATEWOOD’S WALK by Gangrey’s Ben Montgomery
I know it’s been a long while, but I come to you with another exciting book giveaway — the just-released Grandma Gatewood’s Walk by my pal Ben Montgomery. ALL GONE!! I have four copies ready to ship to the first four readers who EMAIL me (which means not by leaving a comment here and not…Read More
Sis-boom-bah for DRAMA HIGH! Win a copy of Michael Sokolove’s new book!
My friend Michael Sokolove (aka Mr. Ann Gerhart) has a new book out, Drama High: The Incredible True Story of a Brilliant Teacher, a Struggling Town, and the Magic of Theater. It’s a great read, even if you think you know everything about the experience of high-school drama clubs, “Glee,” etc. I have three copies…Read More
Another book grab! SISTERLAND by Curtis Sittenfeld; STRAY by Monica Hesse!
My talented friends keep writing books and my pride knows no bounds. Be the first to EMAIL me at hank [at] hankstuever [dot] [com] and let me know which book you want — I’ve got FOUR copies of each title; one per customer. (Sorry, emails only. No tweet replies, no Facebook replies; and be aware…Read More
Book grab! DAN SAVAGE’s ‘American Savage’; PETER CARLSON’s ‘Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy’
Oooh, this is a good one. My writer friends have been quite busy. I have two books to give away now and will have two more titles to give away in another week or so. What must you do to get these books sent to you absolutely free? You DON’T win by leaving a comment…Read More
What kind of fool?
The One-Man Book Club has been meeting in secret for quite some time over at Goodreads, if you ever feel like following along. I’ve been slowly going back through my shelves and adding thoughts and reviews of books I read years ago. For some reason, all this time I’ve managed to never notice a neato…Read More
I want my …
I am the worst blogger in the world, I know. But I return with some news and an exciting event to pimp, er, promote: I’ll be moderating a discussion with original MTV veejays Nina Blackwood and Mark Goodman at the Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 18, at 2:15 p.m. Nina and Mark are promoting…Read More
Another book grab! Fast and free! JUJITSU RABBI AND THE GODLESS BLONDE, plus KISS AND TELL and THE MAINE EVENT
Time for another Tonsil blog book giveaway. This one is a real jackpot — the first three responders will get a package of three new books written by friends o’ mine. You’re not competing for individual titles; winners will get all three. (You don’t want all three? Look, these aren’t lima beans I’m servin’ here.…Read More
In the middle of all this, another TONSIL book giveaway: Eric Deggans! David Von Drehle!
More interesting-looking books have just come out, written by people I know and like. Act quick and you could get a copy for yourself. I’ve purchased TWO copies each of new books by David Von Drehle and Eric Deggans: Deggans, the extremely sharp and prolific TV/media critic for the Tampa Bay Times, is out with…Read More
Popular Culture Journalism (JOUR494): Class recap for Aug. 29 — the reported essay
Wednesday in class we talked more about the reported essay, which the students are beginning to work on and will file on Sept. 17. What the heck is a reported essay? I think the adjective “reported” is there mainly to make those of us with journalism degrees feel a tiny bit better about publishing essays…Read More
Let me bring you up to speed and then slow it way down: I’ve left D.C. behind for the next four months and driven 2,500 miles to beautiful Missoula, Mont., to be the 2012 T. Anthony Pollner Professor at the University of Montana’s excellent School of Journalism. The professorship is the gift of the Pollner…Read More