SAVE 40% on over a thousand different titles from our rich and capacious backlist. From Native American History to Latin American Studies, from Jewish Theology to African Poetry, from books on the Great Plains to the literature of the American West, there’s … Continue reading Holiday Sale begins today!
The UNP family continues to grow, whether it’s with new authors, new editors, new Friends of the Press members*, or, in this case, a new imprint. We’re pleased to welcome The Backwaters Press, a distinguished local poetry publisher, under our … Continue reading Our 2019 Fall Newsletter
The following books are now available in paperback this month. April Twilights Before Willa Cather turned primarily to the fiction that made her reputation, she produced striking poems that were collected in April Twilights. It was her literary debut, preceding the … Continue reading New in Paperback!
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 December. Jackson Adams: I recently read Carol Anderson’s One Person, No Vote, … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Nebraska Writers, the Soviet Union and Jim Crow, and Other December Books
Books When Dream Bear Sings Gus Palmer Jr. Review in the Journal of Folklore Research: “A diverse collection of texts from each linguistic family of the Native American Southern Plains, When Dream Bear Sings evokes a singular editorial freedom, and in juxtaposing … Continue reading News and Reviews
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 … Continue reading From the Desk of Henry James: November 20, 1879
The following is an excerpt from Franz Boas: The Emergence of the Anthropologist by Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt (November 2019). Introduction Franz Boas was born in Minden, Westphalia, on July 9, 1858. He was directed on the path from his birthplace … Continue reading Excerpt: Franz Boas
Sonja Livingston is an associate professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition to her newest book, The Virgin of Prince Street (Nebraska, 2019), she is also the award-winning author of Ghostbread, Ladies Night at the Dreamland, and Queen of the … Continue reading From the Desk of Sonja Livingston: On Inclining the Ear of the Heart
Happy University Press Week! Today the UP Week Blog Tour’s theme is “How to Speak Up and Speak Out.” The following is a guest post from Timothy J. Hillegonds, author of the recently-released memoir, The Distance Between (Nebraska, 2019). Small truths, … Continue reading University Press Week: Speaking Up with Timothy Hillegonds
Happy University Press Week! Today the UP Week Blog Tour’s theme is “How to be a Better (Global) Citizen.” The following is a guest post from award-winning author Robin Hemley, whose book Borderline Citizen is coming out in March 2020. I’m Not … Continue reading University Press Week: Citizenship with Robin Hemley