Honors and Reviews

Book columnist tips hat to ‘Courtship’

Shreveport readers love having a local book columnist–long missing from the daily Shreveport Times. Better yet, it’s written by novelist and former newspaper editor Judy Christie, a lifetime lover of the written word who has come to know the book Read More →

A shoutout to medical archivists

I have a particular fondness for medical librarians and archivists, for the good care they are taking of Holoubek artifacts in Shreveport and for their immense help in early stages of research for The Courtship of Two Doctors. (Special mention Read More →

Fitzgerald wins state honors in book editing

Louisiana Press Women tips its hat to member and former president Martha H. Fitzgerald with top honors for book editing in its annual communications contest.  First prize winners compete in the 2013 National Federation of Press Women communications contest. Fitzgerald, Read More →

Courtship of Two Doctors

This charming book is replete with enough medical references to interest any student of medical history. Other readers will fall under the spell of the music, automobiles, and social mores of the 1930s.

- Library Journal

Great new book of letters ... This well-done book should be on best-seller lists.

- Kirk Zebolsky
Omaha Examiner.com

For medical students and residents in training, this is ‘must’ reading. A lesson from those who came before that great obstacles can be overcome and all will be worth it in the end.

- Robert A. Barish M.D.
Chancellor, LSU Health Shreveport

The tenderness, the joy and the hope of these two especially against the background of widespread and potentially fatal TB at home and Hitler's marauding in Europe makes it a love story to be cherished.

- Rose Selcer

Their letters revealed many tips for communication in a marriage: Be Spirit-filled. Be attentive and sensitive. Be honest. Be loving. Be wise. And sometimes, be quiet and just listen

- Daryl Mitchell M.D.