Individual Author Record
Name: June SawyersPen Name: June Skinner Sawyers Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1957 in Glasgow, Scotland Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSawyers lives in Chicago and is an adjunct lecturer in the humanities at the Newberry Library in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationBorn June Sawers, June Skinner Sawyers is an editor, author and lecturer of Celtic Music, popular and regional histories and culture. She has written or edited more than twenty books and has also written an ebook, ''Workingman: The Faith-Based Politics of Bruce Springsteen, Now and Then Reader''.
*''Chicago Portraits: Biographies of 250 Famous Chicagoans'', Wild Onion Books, 1991*''The Chicagoart's Guide'', Chicago Review Press, 1993*''Famous Firsts of Scottish-Americans'', Pelican Publishing Company, 1996*''Chicago Sketches: Urban Tales, Stories, and Legends from Chicago History'', Loyola Pr, 1996*''The Scots of Chicago: Quiet Immigrants and Their New Society'', Kendall Hunt, 1997*''Maverick Guide to Scotland'', Pelican Publishing Company, 1999*''Quiet Moments With Patrick and the Celtic Saints: 120 Daily Readings'', Servant Publications, 1999*''The Greenwich Village Reader: Fiction, Poetry, and Reminiscences, 1872-2002'', Cooper Square Press, 2001*''Celtic Music: A Complete Guide'', Da Capo Press, 2001*''Praying with Celtic Saints, Prophets, Martyrs, and Poets'', Sheed & Ward, 2001*''The Road North: 300 Years of Classic Scottish Travel Writing'', Neil Wilson Publishing, 2001*''Racing in the Street: The Bruce Springsteen Reader'', Penguin, 2004*''The Best in Rock Fiction'', Hal Leonard, 2004*''Dreams Of Elsewhere: The Selected Travel Writings Of Robert Louis Stevenson'', Neil Wilson Pub Ltd, 2005*''The Scottish Bed & Breakfast Book: Country and Tourist Homes, Farms, Guesthouse, Inns'', Pelican Publishing Company, 2005*''Tougher Than The Rest - 100 Best Bruce Springsteen'', Omnibus Press, 2006*''Read the Beatles: Classic and New Writings on the Beatles, Their Legacy, and Why They Still Matter'', Penguin, 2006*''The Civilized Shopper's Guide to Edinburgh and Glasgow'', Little Bookroom, 2008*''Bruce Springsteen: Halfway to Heaven & Just a Mile Out of Hell'', Metro Books, 2009*''Bob Dylan: New York'', Roaring Fourties Press, 2011*''Chicago Portraits: New Edition'', Northwestern University Press, 2012*''Bearing the People Away: The Portable Highland Clearances Companion'', Cape Breton University Press, 2013*''Cabaret FAQ: All That’s Left to Know about the Broadway and Cinema Classic'', Applause Books, forthcoming