Sarah Underwood— ABC’s series Pan Am, which premiered last fall, follows several beautiful airline stewardesses from the 1960s whose careers are filled with enough to drama to crash a plane. The stewardesses’ lives, which have repeatedly been called “glamorous” by reviewers, create a good platform for addressing contemporary social issues.
Since the publication of Conversions earlier this fall, author Craig Harline has been busy writing op-eds for the Huffington Post, History News Network, The Daily, and Berfrois, all the while being profiled by Publishers Weekly, who also named the book a Top Ten Religion Book of 2011. The book dually
Craig Harline knows that history can be boring. He regrets the way in which many historians, himself included, often “write only for each other, in our special language” or “choose to write about subjects that are not exactly obvious in their relevance.” Accordingly, Harline’s Conversions: Two Family Stories from the