Since 2006, the University of Nebraska Press has worked to publish The Complete Letters of Henry James, an acclaimed series that fills a crucial gap in modern literary studies by presenting in a scholarly edition the complete letters of one of the great novelists … Continue reading From the Desk of Henry James: March 20, 1883
Sabotaged: Dreams of Utopia in Texas (March 2020) is the remarkable account of French, Swiss, and Belgian intellectuals who followed Victor Considerant to Texas in 1855 in a quixotic attempt to fulfill their dreams of a new life in a … Continue reading Excerpt: Sabotaged
Mark Spitzer is an associate professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s Most Misunderstood Fish, Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West (Bison … Continue reading Where in the Monster Fish World is Mark Spitzer?
The Jewish Book Council honors the winners of the 2019 National Jewish Book Awards, now in its sixty-ninth year. Among this year’s winners is author David E. Lowe, award the second annual Biography Award in memory of Sara Berenson Stone for … Continue reading Morris B. Abram Biography Honored by National Jewish Book Awards
Save 40% off these books in honor of Passover! Enter 6PSP20 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires April 16, 2020 and is good for U.S. and Canadian shipments only. Continue reading Passover Sale
Books Abraham Joshua Heschel Edward K. Kaplan Review in America: “In Abraham Joshua Heschel: Mind, Heart, Soul, author Edward K. Kaplan not only tells the life story of this great scholar, but also captures the essence of the recurring themes in Heschel’s … Continue reading News and Reviews
Earlier this week, our friends over at the Jewish Publication Society published this Q&A with Elliott Rabin, author of The Biblical Hero (March 2020). Rabin is the director of thought leadership at Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools, where he edits HaYidion, the … Continue reading A Brief Interview with Elliott Rabin
Robert Vivian is a professor of English and creative writing at Alma College in Michigan and teaches as a core faculty member in the low-residency MFA program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. He is the author of four … Continue reading From the Desk of Robert Vivian: Be Willing to Get Carried Away
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Last Seasons in Havana: The Castro Revolution and the End of Professional Baseball in Cuba (Nebraska, 2019) by … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Last Seasons in Havana!
Jonathan Greenspan is the son of Sophie Greenspan (1906-1990), who was the first English-language broadcaster for the underground Voice of Israel and author of Westward with Fremont and Masada Will Not Fall Again, both now available in paperback editions. Solomon … Continue reading From the Desk of Jonathan Greenspan: California’s Early History