"The wide range of pieces creates a mosaic of the region that you’re unlikely to find in any other venue. The voices can be blunt, crabby or sappy; some are lyrical and evocative; others are wonky and earnest. All are honest and forthright. The publicity arms of tourism organizations may not embrace the book, but anyone who cares about this region — or America, for that matter — will."
Read the piece in its entirety here.