Derek Moscato is an associate professor of journalism at Western Washington University. The following is an excerpt from his book Dirt Persuasion (Nebraska, 2022). Chapter One: A Pipeline Runs Through It Nearly three hours west of Omaha, in the heart of … Continue reading Excerpt: Dirt Persuasion
Visit two local bookstores in the Lincoln and Omaha area on Saturday, June 4, 2022 for two UNP author events! Francie & Finch Bookshop (Lincoln, NE) welcomes poets Marjorie Saiser and Tyler Jacobs in presenting their newest books, The Track … Continue reading Upcoming Events: Marjorie Saiser and Eileen Wirth at Local Bookstores
Joe Bonomo teaches in the Department of English at Northern Illinois University. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Field Recordings from the Inside: Essays; Conversations with Greil Marcus; Sweat: The Story of the Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band; Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost … Continue reading From the Desk of Joe Bonomo: Roger Angell, Legendary Writer
SAVE 50% on over a thousand different titles from our rich and capacious backlist. From Native American History to Latin American Studies, from Military History to African Poetry, from books on the Great Plains to the literature of the American West, there’s … Continue reading Summer Reading Sale!
Awards Hostages of Empire won the Heggoy Prize from the French Colonial Historical Society and was shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society’s 2022 Gladstone Book Prize IPPY Award winners: Black Snake won gold in Environment/Ecology Rage won gold in Current Events I A … Continue reading News & Reviews
Samantha M. Williams is a writer and historian who focuses on the history of the Native American boarding school system. She earned a PhD in history from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and served as a research consultant for the … Continue reading Excerpt: Assimilation, Resilience, and Survival
The San Antonio Book Festival celebrates national and local authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. The festival takes place all day on Saturday, May 21, located downtown at the Central Library (600 Soledad Street) … Continue reading UNP Authors at the San Antonio Book Festival
Atalia Shragai is a lecturer of history at the Kibbutzim College of Education in Tel Aviv, Israel. Shragai’s new book, Cold War Paradise (Nebraska, 2022), was published this month. Her name was Louise (not exactly, but close enough). In 2002 my … Continue reading From the Desk of Atalia Shragai: Creating a Cold War Paradise
Alan Knight is emeritus professor of the history of Latin America at the University of Oxford. He is a renowned scholar of Mexican history, and his books have won awards such as the American Historical Association’s Beveridge Prize and the Bolton … Continue reading Excerpt: Bandits and Liberals, Rebels and Saints
We’re pleased to share our new Fall / Winter 2022 seasonal catalog! Browse the online version to see forthcoming titles from Nebraska, Bison Books, Potomac Books, the Jewish Publication Society, and Backwaters Press! Visit our NetGalley page for a select … Continue reading Introducing the Fall / Winter 2022 Seasonal Catalog!