News and Reviews



American Journalists in the Great War

Chris Dubbs

Listed as “New and Noteworthy” in The New York Times Book Review.


Rival Gardens

Connie Wanek

Praise from Rain Taxi Review:

“It takes remarkable restraint to refine language so it is this transparent . . . Connie Wanek is achieving . . . a luminous vision.”


Le Football

Russ Crawford

Praise from Sport in American History:

“Crawford has crafted a work that will help open up the field to new possibilities of what stories should and can be told – an impressive accomplishment.”


Russia’s Dead End

Andrei A. Kovalev

Review from Kirkus:

“…astonishing in its relentless frankness and a refreshing report from an insider.”


American Antiquities

Terry A. Barnhart

Review from The Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology:

“This volume is an important history of the intellectual, political, religious, and treasure-hunting roots of North American archaeology. It should be thoughtfully read in depth and at leisure by today’s American archaeologists and anthropologists and their students.”

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Go, Flight!

Rick Houston and Mark Heflin

Book mention in USA Today.

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Home Team by Robert Garratt

Lefty O’Doul by Dennis Snelling

Joint review in the San Francisco Chronicle

“Die-hard fans might find a happy distraction, however, in two impressive new books about San Francisco baseball. One charts the glorious — and not-so-glorious — history of the Giants; the other focuses on one of the city’s true stars.”



Clayton C. Anderson


Author profile in UNL Today.

John Florio


Author interview on ESPN Radio.

Ila J. Borders


Author interview in City Pages.

Rabbi Jeff Salkin


Author interview with Reform Judaism Blog.

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