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America's 1st Freedom, National Rifle Association of America, Mail Call, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax VA 22030-9400. Email: email@example.com.
Defining Ideas, Hoover Institution, 434 Galvez Mall, Stanford University, Stanford CA 94305-6010; 650-723-1754. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.definingideas.org. Quarterly magazine that promotes ideas that advance freedom, peace, and prosperity for all Americans (1/11).
Foreign Affairs, 58 East 68th Street, New York NY 10065; Fax: 212-434-9859. Web: http://www.foreignaffairs.com. A bimonthly magazine about foreign politics. Their book reviews include extensive analysis and commentary (7/10).
The Hightower Lowdown, Public Intelligence Inc., 375 South End Avenue #14P, New York NY 10280; 866-271-4900. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.hightowerlowdown.org. Monthly liberal newsletter (1/11).
Hoover Digest, Hoover Institution, 434 Galvez Mall, Stanford University, Stanford CA 94305-6010; 650-723-1471. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.hooverdigest.org. Quarterly conservative publication on research and opinion on public policy.
Intelligence Report, Southern Poverty Law Center, 400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery AL 36104; 334-956-8200. Web: http://www.intelligencereport.org Bimonthly magazine on prejudice, hate, and ill social behavior.
Liberal Opinion Week, Regina Huelman, Managing Editor, 9 Second Street,
P O Box 606, Hampton IA 50441-0606. 800-338-9335. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.liberalopinion.com. Weekly newspaper featuring liberal political columnists and cartoons. Features comments by many book authors as well as commentary on political books (1/11).
The Limbaugh Letter
Miller-McCune, Miller-McCune Center for Resaerch, Media and Public Policy, 804 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101; 805-899-8620; Fax: 805-899-8141. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Web: http://www.miller-mccune.com. A bimonthly magazine on media, politics, environment, and social issues (1/11).
Military Officer, Military Officers Association of America, 201 N Washington Street, Alexandria VA 22314-2539; 703-549-2311. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.moaa.org. Monthly magazine for military officers (1/11).
National Affairs, 1730 M Street NW #910, Washington DC 20036; 202-289-4100. Email: email@example.com. Manuscript submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.nationalaffairs.com. Quarterly journal of essays about domestic policy, political economy, society, culture, and political thought. It aims to help Americans think a little more clearly about our public life, and rise a little more ably to the challenge of self-government (1/11).
The New Republic, 1331 H Street NW #700, Washington DC 20005; 202-508-4444. Biweekly liberal political magazine (1/11).
Reason, 3415 S Sepulveda Boulevard #400, Los Angeles CA 90034-6064; 310-391-2245; Fax: 310-391-4395. Comments on articles: email@example.com. Letters: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.reason.com. Monthly libertarian political magazine (2/11).
Washington office: 1747 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC 20009; 202-986-0916; Fax: 202-315-3623.
The Washington Spectator, Lou Dubose, Editor, The Public Concern Foundation, 611 Pennsylvania Avenue SE #1950, Washington DC 2003. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.washingtonspectator.com. Biweekly newsletter on liberal politics (1/11).
The Watchdog, Media Research Center, 325 S Patrick Street, Alexandria VA 22314; 703-683-9733. Web: http://www.mrc.org. Monthly magazine. Motto: Creating a media culture in America where truth and liberty flourish (12/10).
The Weekly Standard, 1150 17th Street NW #505, Washington DC 20036; 202-293-4900. Web: http://www.weeklystandard.com. Weekly conservative political news magazine (1/11).
Yes!, Positive Futures Network, 284 Madrona Way NE #116, Bainbridge Island WA 98110-2870; 206-842-0216; Fax: 206-842-5208. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.yesmagazine.org. Quarterly liberal political and social magazine (3/10).
Audubon Magazine, 225 Varick Street, 7th Floor, New York NY 10014; 212-979-3000. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.audubonmagazine.org. Published by the National Audubon Society, this is a bimonthly magazine focused on saving birds and the environment (11/10).
Defenders Magazine, Defenders of Wildlife, 1130 17th street NW, Washington DC 20036-4604; 202-682-9400. Web: http://www.defenders.org. Quarterly magazine published for the donors to Defenders of Wildlife (1/10).
Fisheries, American Fisheries Society 5410 Grosvenor Lane #110, Bethesda MD 20814-2199; 310-897-8616; Fax: 301-897-8096. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.fisheries.org. Monthly magazine for the society (9/10).
National Parks Magazine, National Parks Conservation Association, 777 6th Street NW #700, Washington DC 20001-3723; 202-223-6722; 800-628-7275. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.npca.org. Quarterly magazine focused on national parks or potential parks (12/10).
National Wildlife Magazine, National Wildlife Federation, 11100 Wildlife Ceter Drive, Reston VA 20190-5362. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.nwf.org. Monthly magazine sent to donors to the Federation (12/10).
Nature Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy, 4245 N Fairfax Drive #100, Arlington VA 22203; 800-628-6860. Web: http://www.nature.org. Quarterly magazine on conservation and ecology (7/10).
Orion, The Orion Society, 187 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230; 413-528-4422. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.orionmagazine.org. Motto: nature, culture, place. Nature and environmental writing, including poetry and fiction. Bimonthly magazine (2/11).
Sierra Magazine, Sierra Club, 85 Second Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco CA 94105; 415-977-5572; Fax: 415-977-5794. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Web: http://www.sierraclub.org. Bimonthly magazine on the environment, published by the Sierra Club. Excerpted from Judy Pasternak's Yellow Dirt (11/10).
Wild at Heart, John Horning, Executive Director, Wild Earth Guardians, 312 Montezuma Avenue, Santa Fe NM 87501; 505-988-9126; Fax: 505-989-8623. Quarterly magazine focused on protecting and restoring wildlife, wild places, and wild rivers of the American West (3/10).
Habitat World, Habitat for Humanity, 121 Habitat Street, Americus GA 31709-3498; 229-924-6935; Fax: 229-931-9629. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.habitat.org/hw. Quarterly magazine for this hombuilding charity (9/10). Featured a book about Habitat for Humanity: If I Had a Hammer by David Rubel (9/10).
The Reporter, Population Connection, 2120 L Street NW #500, Washington DC 20037; 202-332-2200; Fax: 202-332-2302. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.popconnect.org. A quarterly magazine on the issues of overpopulation (10/10).
Archaeology - http://magagenie.com/archaeology-magazine
Preservation Magazine, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1785 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036; 202-588-6388. Web: http://www.preservationnation.org/magazine. Bimonthly magazine devoted to preserving historic architectural treasures (1/11).
Smithsonian, MRC 513, P O Box 37012, Washington DC 20013-7012; 202-633-6090. Web: http://www.smithsonian.com. Monthly history magazine produced by the Smithsonian Institution (12/10).
Please note that most magazines like to review new books. So they need to see books (galley copies or advanced review copies) 12 to 24 weeks before the publication date of the book. For more about publication dates, see http://www.bookmarket.com/pubdate.htm.
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