Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Alou: My Baseball Journey by Felipe Alou with Peter Kerasotis. About the Book: Growing up in a tiny shack … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Alou!
The following is an excerpt from Shattered Minds: How the Pentagon Fails our Troops With Faulty Helmets (Potomac Books, 2019) by Robert Bauman and Dina Rasor. … Continue reading Excerpt: Shattered Minds
Rick Bailey is a retired English instructor who taught writing for thirty-eight years at Henry Ford Community College in Michigan. He is the author of American English, Italian Chocolate: Small Subjects of Great Importance (Nebraska, 2017) and the newest, The Enjoy Agenda: At Home and … Continue reading From the Desk of Rick Bailey: This American Smile
UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. March Staff Reading List My Sister, the Serial Killer: … Continue reading What We’re Reading
In case you haven’t heard, we extended our publishing program! UNP acquired The Backwaters Press earlier this year and will continue it’s yearly poetry prize. The submission period begins today and ends May 31. Guidelines for the prize series can … Continue reading The Backwaters Prize in Poetry
Books Our American Story: The Search for a Shared National Narrative Joshua A. Claybourn Reviewed by Kirkus: “Edited by attorney Claybourn, this collection addresses the possibility of a shared narrative within a country divided by political polarization… A mixed-bag collection … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to When We Were Ghouls: A Memoir of Ghost Stories by Amy E. Wallen. About the Book: When Amy E. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to When We Were Ghouls!
Gabriel Okara was born at Bumoundi, Bayelsa State, in the Niger Delta in 1921 and educated at Government College Umuahia in Nigeria and Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He worked as a bookbinder and printer for Federal Government Press at … Continue reading Remembering Poet Gabriel Okara
The following is an excerpt from The Alphabet Bomber: A Lone Wolf Terrorist Ahead of His Time (Potomac Books, 2019) by Jeffrey Simon. On the evening of August 8, 1974, Americans gathered around their television sets to witness an event … Continue reading Excerpt: The Alphabet Bomber
Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in April. Jackson Adams: The spring of 2015 feels like an age ago but … Continue reading Publicist Picks: A Major Chance for a Minor League, a Silent Stadium, and other April Books