The Marketeers Club: Summer Exhibit Roundup

BookExpo America and BookCon

May 11-14, 2016 (Chicago, IL)

UNP conference attendees: Martyn Beeny, Marketing Manager

Rosemary Vestal, Publicity Manager

Alisa Plant, Editor-in-Chief

Tom Swanson, Potomac Books Editor



Books with the most buzz:



Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977–78 Dodgers

by Michael Fallon




Loving and Leaving Washington: Reflections on Public Service

by John Yochelson





Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd

by Kyle Keiderling



Flock Together: A Love Affair with Extinct Birds

by B.J. Hollars





Haters: Harassment, Abuse, and Violence Online

by Bailey Poland


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Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela

by Raúl Gallegos






Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)

May 18-21, 2016 (Honolulu, HI)

UNP conference attendee: Heather Stauffer, Editorial Assistant

“NAISA attendees were very complimentary of our books and were particularly drawn in by the cover designs. Many were excited to discover titles by their friends and colleagues.”—Heather Stauffer

Books with the most buzz:




Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900-1940

by Brenda J. Child




Performing Indigeneity: Global Histories and Contemporary Experiences

edited by Laura R. Graham and H. Glenn Penny




A Generation Removed: The Fostering and Adoption of Indigenous Children in the Postwar World

by Margaret D. Jacobs


Andrea M. won $150 worth of books.



Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)

July 27-30, 2016 (Miami, FL)


UNP conference attendees: Rob Taylor, Sports Editor

Courtney Ochsner, Associate Acquisitions Editor


“UNP was well-represented with 10-12 authors attending. We received a lot of positive feedback about many of our new titles, including Michael Fallon’s Dodgerland and Norman Macht’s third and final volume on Connie Mack. More than one visitor to the booth said ‘I can’t believe it’s finished!'” —Rob and Courtney


Books of with the most buzz:


The Connie Mack Trilogy, by Norman L. Macht

Connie Mack and the Early Years of Baseball

Connie Mack: The Turbulent and Triumphant Years, 1915-1931

The Grand Old Man of Baseball: Connie Mack in His Final Years, 1932-1956

Dave P. won $150 worth of books.

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