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Author: 
Marilyn Nissenson
Reviewer: 
Maurine Beasley

Beasley on Nissenson, 'The Lady Upstairs: Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post'

Marilyn Nissenson. The Lady Upstairs: Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007. 500 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-31310-4.

Reviewed by Maurine Beasley (Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland College Park) Published on Jhistory (May, 2008)

Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post

Author: 
Isaiah Wilner
Reviewer: 
Donna Harrington-Lueker

Harrington-Lueker on Wilner, 'The Man Time Forgot: A Tale of Genius, Betrayal, and the Creation of Time Magazine'

Isaiah Wilner. The Man Time Forgot: A Tale of Genius, Betrayal, and the Creation of Time Magazine. New York: HarperCollins, 2006. 342 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-050549-3.

Reviewed by Donna Harrington-Lueker (English Department, Salve Regina University) Published on Jhistory (May, 2008)

Brit Hadden and the Founding of Time

Author: 
Sean Street
Reviewer: 
Noah Arceneaux

Arceneaux on Street, 'Crossing the Ether: British Public Service Radio and Commercial Competition 1922-1945'

Sean Street. Crossing the Ether: British Public Service Radio and Commercial Competition 1922-1945. Eastleigh: John Libbey Publishing, 2006. 296 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86196-668-4.

Reviewed by Noah Arceneaux (San Diego State University) Published on Jhistory (May, 2008)

Beyond the BBC

Author: 
Tamar Y. Rothenberg
Reviewer: 
Patricia Baldwin

Baldwin on Rothenberg, 'Presenting America's World: Strategies of Innocence in National Geographic Magazine, 1888-1945'

Tamar Y. Rothenberg. Presenting America's World: Strategies of Innocence in National Geographic Magazine, 1888-1945. Hampshire: Ashgate, 2007. 202 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-4510-8.

Reviewed by Patricia Baldwin (Mass Communication Department, University of North Carolina at Asheville) Published on Jhistory (May, 2008)

The Guile of Innocence

Author: 
Priscilla Coit Murphy
Reviewer: 
Elliot King

King on Murphy, 'What a Book Can Do: The Publication and Reception of Silent Spring'

Priscilla Coit Murphy. What a Book Can Do: The Publication and Reception of Silent Spring. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2005. 288 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-476-3.

Reviewed by Elliot King (Loyola College in Maryland) Published on Jhistory (March, 2008)

A Book Can Change History

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