This spring the University of Massachusetts Press is publishing Meetinghouses of Early New England, by Peter Benes, a comprehensive study of early American vernacular architecture.The publisher’s copy says: Built primarily for public religious exercises, New England’s wood-frame meetinghouses nevertheless were closely wedded to the social and cultural fabric of the neighborhood and fulfilled multiple secular purposes for much of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
The Associated Press got an early copy of Lynne Spears' new book, Through the Storm, to be published Sept. 16 by Thomas Nelson, a leading Christian publisher. And in it, says AP, Lynne writes that daughter Britney is regaining her..... Read Post
No, really! Please! There are too many books! So says the Atlantic’s Peter Osnos: BookStats 2011,the annual comprehensive report just released by the Association of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study Group, concluded th... Read Post