My deepest gratitude goes out to everyone who has purchased a copy of The Richmond Theater Fire: Early America’s First Great Disaster! Sales have surpassed the 500 copy mark, which is quite good, I understand, for a book published by a university press. If you haven’t yet read The Richmond Theater Fire, which is up for Read more about Thanks for Reading! Over 500 copies sold…[…]
Phi Alpha Theta, the international history honorary founded in 1921, has awarded The Richmond Theater Fire: Early America’s First Great Disaster with their 2012 Best First Book Award. I am sincerely honored to be this year’s recipient: the Best First Book Award is, as the award letter reminded me, a “prestigious and highly competitive honor.” Read more about “RTF” wins 2012 Best First Book Award from Phi Alpha Theta[…]
Soon. Really soon. The publication date was recently moved from February to March, so there’s been a slight delay. One thing I’ve learned throughout this process is that there are a lot of moving parts. I had my deadlines, but there were many others involved who provided peer reviews of the text, proofread it, provided the Read more about So…when can I get my hands on a copy?[…]
Here’s what two authors and academics have to say about”The Richmond Theater Fire: Early America’s First Great Disaster”: “The Richmond Theater Fire is totally engrossing, a real page turner.” -Kathryn Fuller-Seeley, author of “Celebrate Richmond Theater” “A solid contribution to early American history.”-Nancy Isenberg, author of “Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr” I heard Read more about Just in: 2 great blurbs for “The Richmond Theater Fire” book![…]
Learn about the Richmond Theater Fire through Meredith Henne Baker’s book as well as the free bibliography and timeline provided on this website.
The LSU Spring 2012 catalog hasn’t yet been released, but The Richmond Theater Fire is already being featured as one of their award winning titles! The page has all the stats on the book as well as an opportunity to like it on Facebook or share via twitter, tumblr, email, and etc. So share away. Read more about LSU Press Features “Richmond Theater Fire” with its Award Winning Titles[…]