Books The Greatest Upset Never Seen Jack Danilewicz Praise from the Wall Street Journal: “Entertaining, carefully researched. . . . Mr. Danielwicz has it right: The ‘sun has never set’ on Chaminade’s glorious win. Chances are, it never will.” The Jews Should … Continue reading News and Reviews
David J. Dunford served three years as the U.S. ambassador to Oman and served four years, including during the 1990–91 Gulf War, as the deputy ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the governing board of the University of Arizona’s Center for Middle East Studies. He has taught courses on the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Middle East business environment at the University of Arizona and has consulted for both the government and the private sector on Middle East issues. He is the coauthor of Talking to Strangers: The Struggle to Rebuild Iraq’s Foreign Ministry. He divides his time between Tucson and Durango. He … Continue reading From the Desk of David Dunford: Why Experienced Diplomats Take Notes
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!
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
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Bourbon Justice by Brian F. Haara. About the Book: Bourbon whiskey has made a surprising contribution to American legal … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Bourbon Justice!
Christopher Thornton is a professor of writing at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. He has worked as a special correspondent to the U.S. State Department’s International Information Program, writing feature stories on Arab and Muslim life in the United … Continue reading From the Desk of Christopher Thornton: The Real Iran
Vladimír Dzuro, author of The Investigator, recently released from Potomac Books, is presenting his book today at 7:00 p.m. in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Union Auditorium located on city campus. Dzuro has been on an international tour supporting his new … Continue reading See Vladimir Dzuro, The Investigator, at UNL
Happy University Press Week! Today the UP Week Blog Tour’s theme is “How to Build a Community.” The following is a guest post from Katya Cengel, a freelance writer and journalist who has worked around the world. She discusses the relationships … Continue reading University Press Week: Building Community with Katya Cengel