Publicist Picks: Courtroom Dramas, Prairie Socialism, and Other April Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a couple upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in April. Jackson Adams: So much of the national political conversation around the Democratic Primary has centered on “electability,” a metric that mostly takes a half-hearted guess at what another, not entirely well-defined person wants to see in a candidate. At best, it often can be used to determine where and how campaigns should spend money and, more often, it’s used as a cudgel, both against candidates and an electorate. What I … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Courtroom Dramas, Prairie Socialism, and Other April Books

Publicist Picks: Poetry, Heroism, Failed Utopias, and Other March Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a couple upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in March. Anna Weir: Here we go, spring season! I dunno … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Poetry, Heroism, Failed Utopias, and Other March Books

Publicist Picks: Diplomatic Detainment, Germ Warfare, and Other January Books

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 January. Anna Weir: Such Splendid Prisons tells the story of five diplomatic representatives … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Diplomatic Detainment, Germ Warfare, and Other January Books

Publicist Picks: Nebraska Writers, the Soviet Union and Jim Crow, and Other December Books

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

Publicist Picks: Native American Histories, Baijiu, and Other November Books

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 November. Anna Weir: One of my favorite parts of working in … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Native American Histories, Baijiu, and Other November Books

Publicist Picks: Early Forestry, the Gipper, and other October Books

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 October. Anna Weir: Nothing says “fall” like a forest of turning … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Early Forestry, the Gipper, and other October Books

Publicist Picks: Olympic Basketball, the End of the World, and Other September Books

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 September. Jackson Adams: David A. F. Sweet’s Three Seconds in Munich: The Controversial … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Olympic Basketball, the End of the World, and Other September Books

Publicist Picks: Beyond the Berlin Wall, the Red Power Movement, and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet

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 August. Jackson Adams: I’ve been interested in spy fiction since seeing From Russia With … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Beyond the Berlin Wall, the Red Power Movement, and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet