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Idaho Microbes Wins Idaho Library Association Book of the Year

The Idaho Library Association has awarded Idaho Microbes: How Tiny Single-celled Organisms Can Harm, or Save, Our World its Book of the Year Award for 2015. The award will be presented at the ILA’s annual meeting in Idaho Falls on October 6-7. The … (Read More) Idaho Microbes Wins Idaho Library Association Book of the Year

The Other Idahoans Released

Fallen angels in the bawdy houses. Migrants barred from Main Street. Homesteaders driven from homesteads when August rained black storms of dust. The Other Idahoans recovers their hard-luck stories. Volume 7 of Boise State University’s prize-winning research series, the book … (Read More) The Other Idahoans Released

“Idaho Microbes” Wins Silver “IPPY” Medal

A book published last fall by Boise State University has garnered a silver medal in the “science” category from the Independent Publisher Book Awards, also known as an IPPY. Read University-Published ‘Idaho Microbes’ Book Receives IPPY Award in Boise State … (Read More) “Idaho Microbes” Wins Silver “IPPY” Medal

Book Review – Surviving Minidoka: The Legacy of WWII Japanese American Incarceration

Rocky Mountain Review on Minidoka: unforgettable, monumental Russel M. Tremayne and Todd Shallat, eds. Surviving Minidoka: The Legacy of WWII Japanese American Incarceration. Boise, Idaho: Boise State UP, 2013. Joy Landeira University of Northern Colorado Both a memoir and a … (Read More) Book Review – Surviving Minidoka: The Legacy of WWII Japanese American Incarceration

Local, Simple, Fresh

“Just eat local” has emerged as the mantra of a spiritual quest for simple living and healthier food. Local, Simple, Fresh considers the economics and ethics of farm-to-fork within 100 miles. Topics include organic ranching, vanishing cropland, craft beers, local wines, public markets, potato pundits, urban … (Read More) Local, Simple, Fresh

Quintessential Boise

Quintessential Boise offers a five-star system for understanding authentic streetscapes. Searching for the Boise in Boise—for the elements that define our city, making Boise unique—the book is a primer on architecture that works. (Read More) Quintessential Boise

Idaho Landscapes: La Cultura Mexicana

This special issue tells the immigrant story of tells the story of pioneers neglected in textbooks, of horsemen who invented the cowboy, of indignities and discrimination, of triumph and assimilation, of artists transplanting tradition, of people yearning to become Idahoans in the … (Read More) Idaho Landscapes: La Cultura Mexicana

Urban West Revisited

Urban West Revisited offers a solid primer on challenges faced by elected officials in 10 midsized western cities hit hard by the Great Recession: Boise, Idaho; Eugene and Salem, Oregon; Modesto, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Reno, Nevada; Salt Lake City, Utah; Tacoma … (Read More) Urban West Revisited