Literary Hub features suggested reading to help explain and contextualize the West Virginia teachers’ strike, including Matewan Before the Massacre, Working Class Radicals, and The Book of the Dead, all from WVU Press.
Three WVU Press titles—Monsters in Appalachia, The Industrialist and the Mountaineer, and The Rebel in the Red Jeep—were among the finalists for the Weatherford Award, given by the Appalachian Studies Association and Berea College for best Appalachian book of the year.
Contemporary Sociology calls The Contradictions of Neoliberal Agri-Food, the latest title in our series with the Rural Sociological Society, “an effective tool for teaching the dynamics and consequences of neoliberal agri-food and neoliberalism in Japan.”
In the Los Angeles Times, photographs from Andrew and Alex Lichtenstein’s Marked, Unmarked, Remembered accompany a call to erect a monument to victims of lynching. The authors will appear at The New School in New York on April 24 and the Chicago Humanities Festival on April 29. Seminary Co-Op Bookstore is currently featuring the Lichtensteins on their “read along and further reading” site alongside other CHF authors, including Errol Morris, James Comey, Gillian Flynn, Ai Weiwei, and Questlove.