If you are interested in reviewing a book for the journal you should contact the Reviews Editor, Keira Williams. If you would like to submit a book for review, hard copies can be sent for the attention of the Executive Editor at the following address:

Irish Journal of American Studies
c/o Tim Groenland, Co-Editor-in-Chief,
School of English, Irish, and Comunication,
ER3-019 Engineering Research Building,
University of Limerick,
Limerick V94 T9PX, Ireland


The following books are currently available for review:

Asquith, Mark. Lost in the West: Reading Williams, McCarthy, Proulx, and McGuaneBloomsbury, 2021.

Berry, Philip A. The War on Drugs and Anglo-American Relations: Lessons from Afghanistan, 2001-2011Edinburgh University Press, 2021.

Bird, Wendell. Criminal Dissent: Prosecutions under the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798. Harvard University Press, 2020.

Blain, Keisha N. Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to AmericaPenguin Random House, 2021.

Bradley, Regina. Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop SouthUniversity of North Carolina Press, 2021.

Brown, Lawrence T. The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021.

Bryer, Jackson R. Why I Like This Story. Camden House, 2019.

Cobble, Dorothy Sue. For the Many: American Feminists and the Global Fight for Democratic Equality. Princeton University Press, 2021.

Davis, Rebecca L. Public Confessions: The Religious Conversions that Changed American PoliticsUniversity of North Carolina Press, 2021.

Dell, Elizabeth J., and Joe B. Fulton, eds. American Literary Cultures: A Reader. Baylor University Press, 2020.

Deutsch, Nathaniel and Michael Casper. A Fortress in Brooklyn: Race, Real Estate, and the Making of Hasidic WilliamsburgYale University Press, 2021.

DiGirolamo, Vincent. Crying the News: A History of America’s Newsboys. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Dini, Rachele. All-Electric Narratives: Time-Saving Appliances and Domesticity in American Literature, 1945-2020. Bloomsbury, 2021.

Edwards, Erica R. The Other Side of Terror: Black Women and the Culture of U.S. EmpireNew York University Press, 2021.

Foley, Abram. The Editor Function: Literary Publishing in Postwar America. University of Minnesota Press, 2021.

Garden, Alison. The Literary Afterlives of Roger Casement, 1899-2016Liverpool University Press, 2020.

Gillion, Daniel Q. The Loud Minority: Why Protests Matter in American Democracy. Princeton University Press, 2020.

Goldin, Claudia. Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey Toward EquityPrinceton University Press, 2021.

Kettl, Donald F. The Divided States of America: Why Federalism Doesn’t Work. Princeton University Press, 2020.

Kim, Jessica M. Imperial Metropolis: Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865-1941University of North Carolina Press, 2019.

King, Tony. Home Rule from a Transnational Perspective: The Irish Parliamentary Party and the United Irish League of America, 1901-1918. Vernon Press, 2020.

Koenigs, Thomas. Founded in Fiction: The Uses of Fiction in the Early United States. Princeton University Press, 2021. 
Long, Alecia P. Cruising for Conspirators: How a New Orleans DA Prosecuted the Kennedy Assassination as a Sex CrimeUniversity of North Carolina Press, 2021.

Meehan, Sean Ross. A Liberal Education in Late Emerson: Readings in the Rhetoric of Mind. Camden House, 2019. Mind and American Literature.

Metcalf, Alida C. Mapping an Atlantic World, circa 1500. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.

Morgan, Francesca. A Nation of Descendants: Politics and the Practice of Genealogy in U.S. HistoryUniversity of North Carolina Press, 2021.

Muszeika, Britta. Approaching Whiteness: Acknowledging Native Americans as Scholars of Reversal in 19th Century Autobiographical Writings. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2020. American Studies: A Monograph Series 307.

Nabhan-Warren, Kristy. Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the HeartlandUniversity of North Carolina Press, 2021.

O’Connor, Éimear. Art, Ireland, and the Irish Diaspora: Chicago, Dublin, New York, 1893–1939; Culture, Connections, and Controversies. Irish Academic Press, 2020.

Paul, Heike, Ursula Prutsch, and Jürgen Gebhardt, editors. The Comeback of Populism: Transatlantic Perspectives. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2019. Publications of the Bavarian American Academy 21. 

Ribianszky, Nik. Generations of Freedom: Gender, Movement, and Violence, 1779-1865University of Georgia Press, 2021.

Richards, Thomas, Jr. Breakaway Americas: The Unmanifest Future of the Jacksonian United States. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.

Richardson, Mark. The Wings of Atalanta: Essays Written along the Color Line. Camden House, 2019. Studies in American Literature and Culture.

Riismandel, Kyle. Neighborhood of Fear: The Suburban Crisis in American Culture, 1975–2001. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.

Rosenthal, Gregory Samantha. Living Queer History: Remembrance and Belonging in a Southern City. University of North Carolina Press, 2021.

Saba, Roberto. American Mirror: The United States and Brazil in the Age of Emancipation. Princeton University Press, 2021.

Schubert, Stefan. Narrative Instability: Destabilizing Identities, Realities, and Textualities in Contemporary American Popular Culture. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2019. American Studies: A Monograph Series 305.

Simon, Linda. Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper. Paperback ed., Reaktion Books, 2019.

Şimşek, Erhan. Creating Realities: Business as a Motif in American Fiction, 1865–1929.  Columbia University Press, 2019.

Stewart, Lindsey. The Politics of Black Joy: Zora Neale Hurston and Neo-abolitionism. Northwestern University Press, 2021.

Stovall, Tyler. White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea. Princeton University Press, 2021.

Tharaud, Jerome. Apocalyptic Geographies: Religion, Media, and the American Landscape. Princeton University Press, 2020.

Wöll, Steffen. The West and the Word: Imagining, Formatting, and Ordering the American West in Nineteenth-Century Cultural Discourse. De Gruyter, 2020.