The following is by Mark Hollabaugh, author of The Spirit and the Sky: Lakota Visions of the Cosmos (Nebraska, 2017). His book examines nineteenth-century Lakota astronomy and its connection to their spirituality. The cover art, Majestic Guardian by Lakota artist … Continue reading From the Desk of Mark Hollabaugh: Once in a Blue Moon
The following is an excerpt from Ojibwe Stories from the Upper Berens River: A. Irving Hallowell and Adam Bigmouth in Conversation (January 2018), edited and with an introduction by Jennifer S. H. Brown. This is the newest book in the New Visions in … Continue reading Excerpt: Ojibwe Stories from the Upper Berens River
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we are sharing a few books that highlight the Civil Rights movement in America and across the world. You can find more Civil Rights titles here. Test Ride on the Sunnyland Bus: … Continue reading Reading List: Civil Rights
This week, the Jewish Book Council announced the winners and finalists of the 2017 National Jewish Book Awards, now in its sixty-seventh year. The National Jewish Book Awards is the longest-running awards program of its kind and were established by the … Continue reading Congratulations to Mordecai Paldiel!
Save 50% on hundreds of recent titles! There’s something here for everyone, from sports, Native American studies, fiction, and poetry to history, anthropology, women’s studies, and world affairs—not to mention books about Nebraska and the Great Plains. Enter 6JHF in the promotion code … Continue reading Winter Sale!
The following has been excerpted from Producing Early modern London: A Comedy of Urban Space, 1598-1616 by Kelly J. Stage (January 2018). Introduction On a chilly winter night in London, I tucked myself into a tiny spot on a hard wooden … Continue reading Excerpt: Producing Early Modern London
The Lincoln Journal Star recently published a travel article by Randy Moody detailing his recent trip to San Miguel de Allende to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos. Moody describes face painting for the night parade, visiting Biblioteca Publica, and the … Continue reading Honoring the dead in San Miguel de Allende
The following interview was first published in the Jewish Publication Society’s newsletter and can also be found on JPS’s website. Steven Levy is an attorney and director of a real estate investment fund. Sarah Levy is a licensed neuropsychologist who lectures and works with children … Continue reading The JPS Rashi Torah Discussion Commentary: An Interview with Steven & Sarah Levy
Awards Black Jesus and Other Super Heroes Venita Blackburn Longlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction The Modoc War Robert A. McNally Finalist in the NCIBA Book Awards Ila Borders Ila Borders is nominated for … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Should I Still Wish: A Memoir (Nebraska, 2017) by John W. Evans. Evans is the Draper Lecturer of Creative Nonfiction at … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Should I Still Wish!