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Thank you, Martin J. Pasqualetti and the American Geographical Society for the wonderful review of Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert in the Geographical Review journal.
Amazon.com review of Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert – By Judy Winzeler This review is from: Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert (paperback). Mackedon is one of a growing number of Nevada poets, novelists, artists and scholars who are recording the … Continue reading
Author Event at Barnes & Noble in Reno, Nevada Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert is a crucial linchpin in Atomic Revival studies. Michon Mackedon recounts Nevada’s relationship with the nuclear industry. Please join us today and meet the author. … Continue reading
ForeWord Reviews 2010 Winner in the Regional Category: Gold award: Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert by Michon Mackedon
Review written by: Susan Skorupa – Reno Gazette-Journal Events in the 1950s and the 1980s concerning the nation’s nuclear future produced redundant journeys. Both searches led seekers to Nevada (Nye County, specifically) first to what became the Nevada Test Site north … Continue reading
“Long-time Fallon resident Michon Mackedon’s book, “Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert,” exploded into the market and is now gaining several recognitions.” Local author earns several awards | LahontanValleyNews.com.
Black Rock Institute is pleased to announce that Bombast Spinning Atoms in the Desert has been chosen as the winner of the Indie Excellence® Awards 2011 in the category Regional-Non-Fiction. And a silver award from the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards in … Continue reading
The New York Times – Green – A Blog About Energy and the Environment Nevada is home to the largest nuclear bomb test site, and the proposed host for a nuclear waste repository. The scientists and engineers, the corporate executives, … Continue reading
Precipitate – Journal of the New Environmental Imagination David Stentiford teaches developmental writing at the University of Nevada, Reno. To spin the atom in the Nevada desert, explains Michon Mackedon—to get people on board with nuclear testing and repository sites—is … Continue reading
Thinking Aloud with Author Michon Mackedon Michon Mackedon, retired professor of English and Humanities at Western Nevada Community College, talks about her recent book, Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert, about the history of nuclear testing in Nevada. —Original airdate: 2/7/2011 on BYU Thinking … Continue reading