Monthly Archives: February 2011

Bird Fever: Lyn Bales Featured in Chapter 16

"Combining nature, biography, history, and mythos, Ghost Birds is concerned not only with rare birds but also with rare birders. Specifically, Bales follows the course of a great but little-known American naturalist named Jim Tanner, who in 1935, at the age of twenty, set off on what would become one of the greatest cross-country bird-watching ...

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Humorist Sam Venable on WUOT-FM’s Dialogue

Award-winning author, news columnist, and humorist Sam Venable was the February guest on WUOT-FM's Dialogue with Chrissy Keuper. If you missed it you can listen to the podcast at

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The Tennessee Encyclopedia 2.0 is live!

Visit and see what’s new: * Over 50 new and thoroughly updated entries * Optimized for enhanced performance and faster response time * Sleek new design that will make the site even easier to navigate PLUS enjoy big savings on UT Press books about Tennessee history.

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