Homo Americanus A Maine Childhood, Twice Told
A memoir of a girl’s Maine childhood considered by another Maine memoirist, with sixty years—and a class divide—separating the two.
Homo Americanus A Cowboy Life in Poetry
Who would have thought that real cowboy versifying was still around as late as the 1950s?
Homo Americanus That Rural Sound
A conversation with Norman Blake, direct from Sulfur Springs, Georgia, somewhatly about American acoustic guitar music.
Homo Americanus Vikings on the Mississippi
Fred Carl’s vision and determination built a great company and saved a down-and-out Southern town. Now carpetbagging corporate flipsters are pretty much destroying it.
Homo Americanus The Waverly Vet
A dozen Underground Railroad travelers returned south from their refuge in Pennsylvania to fight for the Union. George Keys was one of the few to survive the ordeal.
Homo Americanus Pedal Power to the People
Even more Americans are biking their way to work and to better health-also to bars, romance, and all too often emergency rooms.
Homo Americanus His Last Bow
Fouad Ajami was an enthusiastic immigrant and U.S. citizen, but he never lost his longing for progress in the lands he left behind.
Homo Americanus Duane’s World
How the son of Syrian immigrants accidentally became one of Toledo’s rock-and-roll impresarios.
Homo Americanus Guitar Hero
John Woodland nearly lost his mind and marriage tracking down the origins of the Martin D-45 Dreadnought, that most iconic of American guitars.