Book Discussions & Reviews

April 6, 2015–Alaska Sampler 2015

Contact: Deb Vanasse / Running Fox Books                 IMMEDIATE RELEASE info@runningfoxbooks.com (907) 388-9303 READ AND THEY’LL COME ALASKA SAMPLER 2015 As cuts to the state’s film subsidy program threaten the booming reality TV industry, what will be the next big draw to Alaska? Books, of course. At least that’s what the editors at the Running Fox […]

April 2, 2015–Finding Bethany–Glen Klinkhart

In my long list of accomplishments, the first and foremost role in my life is to be the best father I can possibly be to my son. He is a wonderful gift in my life and he has helped me to understand what it truly means to be a dad. He has been an inspiration […]

UAA Campus Bookstore Events Feb. 16 – 26, 2015

1. Monday, February 16 from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Mouhcine Guettabi presents “Health Disparities and Urban & Regional Economics.” Mouhcine Guettabi  teaches in the UAA  Economics Dept. and is on faculty with ISER.  At this event  he examines the interconnections between health disparities and economics.  Mouhcine Guettabi received a Ph.D. in Economics from Oklahoma State University. […]

Oct. 2, 2014–Animal Stories: Encounters with Alaska’s Wildlife–Bill Sherwonit

Born in Bridgeport, Conn., nature writer Bill Sherwonit has called Alaska home since 1982. He has contributed essays and articles to a wide variety of newspapers, magazines, journals, and anthologies and is the author of more than a dozen books. His newest book is a collection of essays, Animal Stories: Encounters with Alaska’s Wildlife, published […]

Sept. 11, 2014–It’s Important to Paws–David Jensen

A third-generation Alaskan, David was born in Fairbanks before statehood. His family moved to Anchorage in 1963 just prior to the Great Alaska Earthquake. David graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a degree in Journalism and Public Communications in 1989. That same year, he created Alaska Pet-ography as a home-based business. Realizing that […]