Books by Marilyn Johnson

LIVES IN RUINS by Marilyn Johnson
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Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"An engrossing examination of how archaeologists re-create much of human history, piece by painstaking piece."
Science reporter Johnson (This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All, 2010, etc.) explores the work of archaeologists.Read full book review >
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Released: Feb. 2, 2010

"In a time of unprecedented challenges, librarians will be delighted that someone values, even celebrates, their continued relevancy—but they may wish for a journalist who assesses their contributions with more cool than cheerleading."
A spirited exploration of libraries' evolution from fusty brick-and-mortar institutions to fluid virtual environments. Read full book review >
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Released: March 1, 2006

"A smart, if longwinded take on journalism's dark art."
What makes the obituaries the best part of the morning newspaper? Read full book review >