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Better Times: Short Stories

Sara Batkie

Review from the New York Times Book Review:

“Batkie’s stories shrewdly commingle the hopeless and the hopeful.”

 

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The Spanish Craze: America’s Fascination with the Hispanic World, 1779–1939

Richard L. Kagan

Review from Kirkus:

“Interesting reading for students of cultural history as well as Spanish-American relations over the centuries.”

 

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Great Plains Politics

Peter J. Longo

Featured in the Omaha World-Herald:

“With this new book, the University of Nebraska Press continues to inform readers about our state and region, this time with a book especially timely in the wake of this fall’s congressional election results.”

 

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Come Fly with Us: NASA’s Payload Specialist Program

Melvin Croft & John Youskauskas

Review from Booklist:

“This provides an interesting perspective and stands as a welcome addition to space-shuttle history.”

 

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The Zionist Ideas: Visions for the Jewish Homeland—Then, Now, Tomorrow

Gil Troy

Highlighted in the National Review:

“Gil not only put together a superb collection of pieces on the subject, but he also skillfully introduced each author with a short essay explaining the author’s historical relevance.”

 

 

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

Spirals: A Family’s Education in Football by Tim Spears

Books highlighted in the Christian Science Monitor.

 

 

Authors

 

Jon Lauck

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Author interviewed for South Dakota Public Broadcasting.

 

Brian F. Haara

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Author interviewed for Historically Thinking.

 

Katya Cengel

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Author interviewed for WNYC’s “The Takeaway.”

 

Felipe Alou and Peter Kerasotis

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Book signing event at Books & Books listed in the Palm Beach Post.

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