Awards & Accolades

  • Finalist, 2010 Spur Award, Best Western Nonfiction—Contemporary (1900–present) Category, Western Writers of America
  • Finalist, 2009 William P. Clements Prize, William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University
  • A Pima County Public Library Best Southwest Book of 2009
Zwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the Universe, by John Johnson Jr., from Harvard University Press

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Jacket: What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, by Donovan Moore, from Harvard University Press

The Most Famous Astronomer You’ve Never Heard Of

Despite her pioneering contributions to science, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin has not always been recognized as one of the most influential scientists of the twentieth century. In What Stars Are Made Of, Donovan Moore sets out to change this, with the first full biography of this trailblazing scientist. To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we are pleased to highlight five

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.