Blue Ear Books

Blue Ear Books
Blue Ear Books publishes selected books of global or topical interest.
Created 22 Oct 2021
  • Black? White? Who cares anymore?
    19 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Share When Coach Jacques Nienaber announced the starting fifteen for this past Saturday’s Springbok Test against the kilted warriors at the spiritual home of Scottish rugby, Murrayfield, there were ni...
  • On "drinking the Kool-Aid"
    18 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Note: This piece is adapted from Eugene Smith’s memoir Back to the World: A Life after Jonestown, published earlier this year by TCU Press. I was Eugene’s collaborator, and I consider Back to the Worl...
  • The last apartheid president: FW de Klerk
    12 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    With the passing of FW de Klerk, the last white president of the abominable apartheid state, we South Africans have once again been forced to reflect on our hideous past. Feelings are divided between ...
  • Lisa's interview, Qaisar's column, Powell's Books
    11 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello everyone, Welcome, new subscribers! I’m going to be trying in this newsletter to foster a blend of “news you can use” as (most of you for now) Blue Ear Books authors (including info about publis...
  • Please read: What BEB authors are up to
    08 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Dear fellow Blue Ear Books authors, As I said in my previous note, this Substack will function at first as an in-house newsletter, replacing our past circular emails. Eventually I hope it will also se...
  • Welcome Blue Ear Books authors and friends
    05 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hi - A very quick note for now. You’re getting this message because you’re either an author of a book published by Blue Ear Books, a prospective author that I’ve begun working with, or otherwise a clo...
  • Attn: Larry and Dennis
    05 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Larry and Dennis, this is a test message - please email me to let me know you got this! Thanks :-)
  • Coming soon: Blue Ear Books on Substack
    22 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Blue Ear Books will soon be launching a free Substack newsletter featuring the books and authors we publish on subjects of global and topical interest, including the new edition of Doing Life with Man...
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