The Detroit Free Press listed The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook on their holiday gift guide! Perfect for anyone who loves to read and loves Detroit.
The Detroit Free Press recently interviewed Aaron Foley about the most recent Belt book he edited, The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook. Check out the video here!
"...Is it true that white Appalachians share a common Scots-Irish heritage and does this heritage inform our social position in the modern world? The answer to both questions is an emphatic 'no.'" Elizabeth Catte's article "The Mythical Whiteness of Trump Country" has been included in the Boston Review's year end review, "Our Top Stories on Race in 2017." Check out the article for a preview of her upcoming book, What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, which you can preorder here.
Belt Publishing will be publishing an anthology of essays about Midwestern architecture in 2019. Alexandra Lange, architecture critic for Curbed and author of Writing About Architecture, The Dot Com City: Silicon Valley Urbanism, and other books, will be writing the introduction. We are currently seeking pitches from writers, architects, and anyone with an interest in the topic. We are interested in covering both conventional and unconventional architectural sites and topics, such as the following: —Prairie Style houses —Supper Clubs—Midwest Modernism--Great Midwest architects (Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, etc.)—Robber Baron homes—Beaux Arts buildings —Towns with unique architectural heritage (such as Columbus Indiana) —Rust Belt ruins—Post-modernism—Kitsch—Suburban architecture --more! Essays...
Cincinnati's CityBeat named How To Speak Midwestern in their list of "Notable Regional Books for 2017." Check out the full list of titles with Cincinnati appeal here.