Shanna Wilson has worked in book and magazine publishing for over a decade from New York to Seattle, managing author publicity, book tours, and media coverage. She has a degree in English and global studies from Wittenberg University, attended the publishing institute at the University of Denver, and received an M.A. in international relations from the University of Leicester in England. Follow her on Twitter at @Shanna_wilson.
20 entries by Shanna Wilson
Money Magazine writer Michael Lewis and former treasury secretary Timothy Geithner may have turned this summer’s bestseller list into something of an ECON 101 syllabus, but there are plenty of other informative titles out there, too. So even if you usually keep your warm-weather options on the light side, try one of these fascinating titles anyway. You just might learn something.
A Ugandan teenager and an American journalist struggle to find meaning in horrific wartime events
Maybe a New Year’s resolution prompted you to read more essays. No? What if they’re infused with characters who experienced life during WWI, New York City when it was truly bohemian, and Bosnia before the war? If you throw in some selected thoughts from James Baldwin and Susan Sontag, you’ve got yourself a graduate course on humanity with these five collections, all of which are perfect to tuck into while the polar vortex rages outside.