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Sallie Ann Robinson's Kitchen

by Rachel Jagareski

Sixth generation Gullah and Native American Daufuskie Island native Sallie Ann Robinson’s heartfelt cooking compilation is studded with history, folklore, and color photos of the long-isolated South Carolina sea island, personalized... Read More

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Picturing Apollo 11

by Matt Sutherland

In the middle of the last century, before Vietnam, Iraq, immigration woes, global warming denial, and other spoilers damaged the brand, the United States enjoyed rock star status for leading the Allies to victory in WWII, defending the... Read More

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Drying Up

by Barry Silverstein

Unsettling and well-documented, John M. Dunn’s "Drying Up" dramatizes Florida’s impending water crisis. It is almost counterintuitive that supplying fresh water is a problem in Florida, long known for its lakes, springs, and... Read More

2014 HONORABLE Mention for Women's Studies

2013 BRONZE Winner for Travel Essays

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Willy Ley

by Amanda Adams

Ley was a pioneer of both scientific exploration and widespread media entertainment; this biography gives the visionary his due. Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age, by Jared S. Buss, is a dynamic biography of a remarkable scientific... Read More

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Bad Guys, Bullets, and Boat Chases

by Matt Sutherland

Gator poachers, timber thieves, illegal dumpers, and other backwoods bad guys may not end up on the America’s Most Wanted list, but they cause inestimable damage to the environment. Surprisingly, they also pose grave danger to wildlife... Read More

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