Books The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife Brad Balukjian Review in the Los Angeles Times: “If you are looking for a way to pass the time, I highly recommend a new baseball book that … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following books are now available in paperback! And our Baseball Sale is heading into extra innings (now expires April 21) so shop now and steal some savings while the MLB season is postponed. ALOU: “A worthwhile journey into baseball’s … Continue reading New in Paperback: Baseball Edition
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Almost Yankees: The Summer of ’81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You’ve Never Heard Of by J. David Herman (Nebraska, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Almost Yankees
The University of Nebraska Press is celebrating National Poetry Month in two special ways. First, we are pleased to announce a 50% off sale on all poetry collections! Enter 6PM20 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires April 30, 2020 and is good on U.S. and Canadian shipments only. Click here to view the books on sale. Second, the Backwaters Prize in Poetry competition is now open! The winner will be awarded a $2,000 cash prize and the honorable mention will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize. Both winners will be awarded the … Continue reading Happy National Poetry Month!
Books An Unladylike Profession Chris Dubbs Starred review in Kirkus: “In American Journalists in the Great War (2017), Dubbs barely mentioned the women reporters of World War I. This follow-up book is an impressive corrective… Readers will be inspired by the nearly … Continue reading News and Reviews
Anna Weir is a publicist at UNP at home. Robin Hemley is the author of numerous books, including Invented Eden; Reply All: Stories; A Field Guide for Immersion Writing; Nola; Turning Life into Fiction; and Do-Over! He has won many awards for his writing, including a Guggenheim Fellowship … Continue reading We Are All Enclaves Now: An Interview with Robin Hemley
As we move forward through these uncertain times, we have all been affected in some way by COVID-19. Many of our authors have canceled events, book launches, and tours. Below is a list of authors that had to cancel in-person … Continue reading Canceled Events: Support Authors Online
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
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?
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