Mcfarland Books

16 Jun 19
Linda Brooks Davis

Welcome, everyone Father’s Day. Depending on a person’s point of view, Father’s Day conjures varying emotions. Joy. Sorrow. And everything between. From my perspective, it stirs up the sweetest of memories. Not because I recall a lifetime of sentimental Father’s Days with the family hailing ours as the best of the best (although we knew he […]

16 Jun 19
zueism

Warning: Spoilers ahead for Angel’s Egg (1985). Film connoisseurs and enthusiasts usually have a list of filmmakers that they admired, or maybe even a list of filmmakers that they were not fond of. For me, probably not an original number, one of the filmmakers that is up there is Mamoru Oshii, who directed films like […]

16 Jun 19
The Art of Integral Being

This reading list includes some recommended academic literature on ‘contemplative education’. I have also included related movements that overlap, complement or can be included in contemplative education. These include ‘wisdom education’, ‘moral education’, ‘integral education’, ‘social-emotional learning’, ‘anti-oppression pedagogy’, ’emotional education’, ‘a pedagogy of hope’, ‘sentipensante’, and various other critical and contemplative pedagogies. Please note […]

15 Jun 19
Joshua Swanson

Thank you very much for nominating me for the Liebster Award, Elisha! This Liebster Award is an upgraded version. Please check out Elisha’s cool blog and follow him at: https://africaboy.home.blog/ <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> The Rules: Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you. Share 11 facts about yourself. Answer the 11 questions the blogger(s) asked you. Nominate 11 bloggers […]

15 Jun 19
Acordo Coletivo: Cidadania

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Donna Reed Born Donna Belle Mullenger January 27, 1921 Denison, Iowa, U.S. Died January 14, 1986 (aged 64) Beverly Hills, California, U.S. Resting place Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery Occupation Actress Years active 1941–1985 Spouse(s) William J. Tuttle (m. 1943; div. 1945) Tony Owen (m. 1945; div. 1971) Grover Asmus (m. 1974) Children 4 Donna […]

15 Jun 19
The Hardboiled GMshoe's Office

<+RoneBarton> Hey there, everyone. I’m Rone Barton of Iron GM Games. Longtime gamer, game designer, game podcaster, and a cannibal once found my leg “Gamy” <+LouAgresta> I am not a cannibal. <+LouAgresta> And it _was_ gamey. <+RoneBarton> And the chat officially starts with Lou announcing his on again off again man eating. <+LouAgresta> Lou Agresta […]

14 Jun 19
divlib

No, this isn’t a rogue post about Top of the Pops, the famous music chart TV programme (broadcast on the BBC between 1964 and 2006). This post will share the most borrowed  items at Divinity for the the last academic year. As in previous years, the bookrests are the most popular items (one of them […]

13 Jun 19
Fraser Sherman's Blog

So McFarland, which publishes my four movie books and dozens of others, is having a 40th anniversary sale. Everything 25 percent off, including my four movie books. It’s a great opportunity to buy one, two or collect the entire set! It’s always cool to have the entire set, right? My books are: Cyborgs, Santa Claus […]

13 Jun 19
Africa Boy

We are back with another award- The Liebster Award! Yep, the same award that I did a few months ago, but this one is different. There are a few new rules, and the order has been changed. Thank you so much to the person that nominated me- Raegan! Be sure to check out her blog […]

13 Jun 19
File 770

(1) MCFARLAND ANNIVERSARY SALE. The late Fred Patten’s Furry Tales (finished in summer 2018) is available for preorder from McFarland Books. Fans will also be interested to discover that McFarland Books is celebrating their 40th anniversary by offering all their books at a 25% discount through June 30. Use the code — We’re turning 40, […]

12 Jun 19
Writing in Overdrive

Original photo by Andrew PMK, altered by Jim Denney, used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license   by Jim Denney, author of Writing in Overdrive “The scariest moment is always just before you start.”  —Stephen King I once taught a writer’s workshop and a young woman came to me after a session and said, “I […]

12 Jun 19
WolverinesWire

[jwplayer jJ4Va8s6-s6LgTFoH] The 2019 season is still two-plus months away, but it’s never a bad time to start looking ahead. While we’ll get a good idea of what this Michigan team is once it takes the field on August 31 — and that game might change our perceptions one way or the other — based […]

12 Jun 19
Cultural Conversation

Hola teamsters! Those of you who follow me @ajblackwriter on Twitter or via Facebook may already have seen this announcement, but I’m thrilled to finally reveal the title of my long-gestating non-fiction tome: Myth-Building in Modern Media: The Role of the Mytharc in Imagined Worlds, now available to pre-order from McFarland and due for release […]

12 Jun 19
Allen Mesch

In recognition of the company’s 40th anniversary, McFarland will be running a website promotion June 10 through June 30 covering ALL books. All website book orders will be discounted by 25%. For those of you familiar with my Civil War books, you might be surprised at the diversity of topics covered by McFarland. Please click […]

12 Jun 19
Chris Zantow

The 1977 Kansas City Royals were a powerhouse outfit who looked great in their powder blue uniforms. The Milwaukee Brewers, on the other hand, spent the season spinning out of control, leading to the team’s glorious ball and glove logo and pinstripe uniforms debuting in 1978. For one day – June 12 – both teams […]