News and Reviews



Women on the Move: The Forgotten Era of Women’s Bicycle Racing

Roger Gilles

Feature in the Guardian:

“Gilles’s book is a window into a virtually unknown time in women’s sports, and it’s important because it adds to the history of female athletes who have overcome so many obstacles to be able to compete.”



Terrorism, Betrayal, and Resilience: My Story of the 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings

Prudence Bushnell

Review from The Washington Diplomat:

“[The book] details the lead-up to the attacks . . . [and] also serves as a cautionary tale about what can go wrong when Washington ignores warnings from the field in the name of cutting costs.”



The Shell Game: Writers Play with Borrowed Forms

Edited and with an introduction by Kim Adrian

Review from New Pages:

“This book is the science fiction of creative nonfiction, or better yet, the Ulysses of the modern essay . . . it makes readers feel as if they are learning what an essay is (or could be) all over again.”



The Omaha Language and the Omaha Way: An Introduction to Omaha Language and Culture

Omaha Language and Culture Center, Omaha Nation Public School, Macy, Nebraska, and the Omaha Language Instruction Team, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Featured in UNL Today:

“It’s an example of how an academic publication can be led by a community and can help serve the educational needs of that community and can abide by the values of that community.”



Modern Orthodox Judaism: A Documentary History

Zev Eleff

Review in Jewish Review of Books:

“Have things always been this way? Eleff’s thick anthology is an excellent place to look for the answer.”



The Three-Minute Outdoorsman Returns: From Mammoth on the Menu to the Benefits of Moose Drool

Robert M. Zink

Review in Wingnut-Star Tribune:

“If you enjoy being outdoors and occasionally have questions about what you see, you should find a copy . . . and meet a man who knows how to find a good answer to an interesting question.”



Collision of Wills: Johnny Unitas, Don Shula, and the Rise of the Modern NFL

Jack Gilden

Review from Sport in American History:

“Gilden, a Baltimore native, peels back the fog of 1960s football to bring two giants of the game into sharper focus. We see Unitas and Shula as they really were, and not always in a favorable light . . . Gilden brings [their] conflict into sharp focus with a compelling narrative and the perspective of people who admired both men.”


Pain Woman Takes Your Keys and Other Essays from a Nervous System by Sonya Huber

A Certain Loneliness: A Memoir by Sandra Gail Lambert

Featured in BuzzFeed News:

“These authors know and appreciate their bodies as deeply as I hope to know and appreciate my own one day, regardless of my level of wellness . . . These assumptions about disability and pain reveal how little we want to acknowledge disability or pain, as if awareness of someone else’s physicality, awareness of each other’s unfixability, burdens us.”




Robert Miraldi


Author quoted in the Washingtonian 


Susan Devan Harness


Author op-ed for Indian Country Today


Anne O’Neil-Henry


Author interview on The Hedgehog & the Fox podcast

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