Member News

Member News

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Paul Vachon
April 15, 2022 –

Paul Vachon’s book, Becoming the Motor City: A Timeline of Detroit’s Auto Industry, was released on September 15, 2021, by Reedy Press. The book is a hardcover coffee-style volume that traces the development of Detroit’s signature industry. It’s about cars but it’s also about personalities, temperaments, corporate corruption, and other interesting stuff.

March 8, 2022 –

Spyder Hole Book CoverBob Nesoff has sold the movie rights to his novel, Spyder Hole. He has also signed with Arcadia Publishers/History Press to produce two books: A History Lover’s Guide to Bergen County, and the true crime story Mysterious Mike Malone.

Lawrence Tabak
March 1, 2022 –

Lawrence Tabak’s book Foxconned: Imaginary Jobs, Bulldozed Homes, and the Sacking of Local Government is an exposé on economic development fiascos, featuring Asian tech giant Foxconn in Wisconsin. It was released from The University of Chicago Press in November 2021. A starred review in Publishers Weekly follows the book’s 2020 short list recognition for the J. Anthony Lukas Columbia School of Journalism Work in Progress Award.