Congratulations to Ken Lizzio, whose book, Pirates of the Prairie, has sold to Globe Pequot Press. The book is scheduled for a fall 2018 release. His book, Forty-Niner, was recently published by Countryman Press and is for sale on Amazon.com and elsewhere. Lizzio is a professor of anthropology, having taught at Winthrop and James Madison Universities. He is the author of the Quest Books title, Embattled Saints: My Year with the Sufis of Afghanistan, an ethnography of an Islamic mystical brotherhood that won the IBPA's 2015 Ben Franklin Silver Award. He lives in Bayse, Virginia.