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CJC Alumni Cynthia Barnett and John Woodrow Cox Chosen for Kirkus Reviews 2021 Nonfiction Book List

Books by Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Environmental Journalist-in-Residence, and John Woodrow Cox, B.S. Journalism 2008, M.S. Business Administration 2010, have been chosen for the Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 2021 list.

John Woodrow Cox
Cynthia Barnett

Barnett’s The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans features an exploration of the history and biology of mollusks. Barnett is also an alumna of the College and a member of its Hall of Fame. Cox’s Children Under Fire expanded on his Washington Post series on the invisible wounds of children damaged by gun violence. Cox was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize for the series.

Kirkus Reviews, an industry-trusted source for honest and accessible reviews since 1933,  selected the best fiction and nonfiction from more than 3,300 books reviewed in both genres and 88 books were chosen for the nonfiction list.

Posted: November 28, 2021
Category: Alumni News, College News
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