Author a earned membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The Summer of ’81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You’ve Never Heard Of
J. David Herman
Feature on MiLB:
“Almost Yankees was motivated by Herman’s desire to reconnect with his childhood infatuation. A chronological overview of that 1981 season is interspersed with accounts of what was happening in Major League Baseball and America at large, as well as in-depth explorations of who the players and coaches were at the time and who they became in their lives after baseball.”
Angling for a More Sustainable Planet
Praised by Publishers Weekly:
“It’s the juxtaposition of Spitzer’s thoughtful and adventurous sides that sets his book apart, making for a powerful mixture of entertaining wildlife jaunt and moving environmental advocacy.”
Randon Billings Noble
Reviewed in Brevity:
“When I finished Be with Me Always, I wanted to begin… Noble powerfully reminds us that hauntings spring from the same desire that propels enduring essays, the desire to live an examined life.”
A Hole-by-Hole History of America’s Golf Classic, Third Edition
Review in the Wall Street Journal:
“It is often said that the real Masters doesn’t begin until the back nine on Sunday. Mr. Sowell’s nuanced descriptions of those holes make it clear why the chase on Sunday afternoons is so often thrilling.”
The History of the Federal District Court of Nebraska, 1867-1933
Featured in the Omaha World-Herald:
“…one of the many insights into Omaha and Nebraska’s history provided by this well-written new book.”
The Early Game in the Golden Age of Illustration
Review on Sport in American History:
“This is a handsome and imaginative book that will satisfy both readers of football and observers of popular art, and it further cements Oriard’s reputation as a most thoughtful and creative interpreter of American football.”
Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School Press
Noted as “valuable” on H-Net:
“Emery has provided a valuable service. She has created a resource that can help us restore and recover at least some of our sight, bringing more detail, nuance, complexity, and humanity into view, if only we can take the time to look closely enough.”
How Whiskey Law Shaped America
Brian F. Haara
Review by Travel Distilled:
“The book is full of entertaining facts and anecdotes, and information of interest to the trivia-lover, like me… it’s a thoroughly enjoyable read, and a bourbon book that is definitely unique.”
Author interview on Ron Kaplan’s Baseball Bookshelf.
Also on Inside The Game.
Featured on NET Nebraska.
Mentioned on Weltch Media.