Excitement over Prof. Luis Urrea’s new book, The House of Broken Angels
The House of Broken Angels was already in three printings before its publication date of Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The book is one of Entertainment Weekly's "20 New Books to Read in March" and is Time's pick of the week. **UPDATE: Time's Sarah Begley reviewed The House of Broken Angels on March 8.
Be sure to catch Prof. Urrea on NPR's "Weekend Edition" with Scott Simon, airing on March 3, 2018, and "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross airing on March 5, 2018. The final chapter of The House of Broken Angels is available on Buzzfeed, and an essay about the man who inspired the book is on The Millions.
Urrea also has essays in the Wall Street Journal about Chicago's Koval distillery (March 1, 2018; behind paywall) and an essay on borders in the New York Times (March 3, 2018). The Chicago Tribune also published an article about an Aurora high school honors English class reading Urrea's Pulitzer Prize-nominated nonfiction book The Devil's Highway as part of a course on "survivor literature."