Books The Forgotten Botanist in Publishers Weekly: “Brown is so successful in facilitating engagement with a forgotten figure that many will be deeply saddened by Lemmon’s last years; the energetic woman, for whom idleness was akin to death, suffered from … Continue reading News and Reviews
Congratulations to two UNP authors who were recognized for their work! Never Caught Twice: Horse Stealing in Western Nebraska, 1850-1890 (Nebraska, 2020) by Matthew S. Luckett was the winner of the Nonfiction Nebraska History category. My Omaha Obsession: Searching for the … Continue reading 2021 Nebraska Book Award Winners
The following books available this fall from our imprint, Bison Books. Read below to learn more about these fall releases! Burning the Breeze by Lisa Hendrickson Burning the Breeze is the story of three generations of women and their intrepid efforts … Continue reading New from Bison Books!
This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Twenty years ago, almost 3,000 people were killed when two planes were flown into the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York, along with a third plane … Continue reading 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001
Lisa Hendrickson is the owner of Lisa Hendrickson Communications and a former corporate and nonprofit public relations director. She has written or edited five books, including Indiana at 200: A Celebration of the Hoosier State and Kiritsis and Me: Enduring 63 Hours at Gunpoint. … Continue reading From the Desk of Lisa Hendrickson: The Joys of Going Down the Rabbit Hole
Chris Lamb’s Blackout: The Untold Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Spring Training (Bison Books, 2006) is now available as an audiobook on Audible. Steeping his story in its complex cultural context, Lamb describes Robinson’s determination and anxiety, the reaction of … Continue reading New Audiobook!
Books Backcountry Ghosts Review in the Seattle Book Review: “This is an interesting story of how land in California, and in a larger sense the West, has shaped the history and the people of the region. I highly recommend this … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books Hell with the Lid Off Review in the Manhattan Book Review: “Focusing on the larger-than-life personalities involved, Gurver and Campbell provide a thrilling account of a turbulent period in the history of football as well as the games, players, … Continue reading News & Reviews
The University of Nebraska Press is pleased to announce the hire of Jane Ferreyra as its next Director effective September 7. Ferreyra has an extensive publishing background that includes fifteen years as director of Wayne State University Press. Most recently … Continue reading UNP hires Jane Ferreyra as new Director
Books Deer Season Starred review in Publishers Weekly: “Flanagan balances the mystery and its surprising resolution with her emotionally rich character explorations. This is a standout novel of small-town life, powered by the characters’ consequential determination to protect their loved … Continue reading News and Reviews