Category Archives: Reading List

June 16

Reading List: Happy Father’s Day!

Still searching for the perfect Father’s Day gift? We’ve got you covered! Tough Sell: Fighting the Media War in Iraq by Tom Basile “This book masterfully blends military history with politics and media studies, thus representing the truly multifaceted nature of warfare in the twenty-first century.”—Foreword Reviews Playing Through: Modern Golf’s Most Iconic Players and Moments by […]

June 13

Now available in paperback!

Summer is almost in full swing and these books are now all available in paperback editions. “This is an engaging, well-researched, often-original study of violent female speech in early modern English culture.”—Deborah Willis, Renaissance Quarterly   “In his ground breaking and comprehensive biography of Jack London, Author Under Sail: The Imagination of Jack London, Jay Williams […]

May 18

What We’re Reading

May Staff Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books where our noses have been buried.   Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Neil de Grasse Tyson “Since I’m married to someone with a fascination with physics […]

May 16

Reading List: Study with JPS

The Jewish Publication Society has been publishing thoughtful and thought-provoking books in Jewish literature and history for more than 125 years. This list highlights some of their Bible studies, commentaries, and other books helpful for devotion.   The Commentator’s Bible: Deuteronomy Edited, translated, and annotated by Michael Carasik “Anyone who is unfamiliar with medieval commentary, or […]

May 03

Reading List: Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

We’ve got all your beach/road trip/park/picnic/pool/inside-with-AC reading needs covered with our Summer Reading Sale! The following books (and many more) are available for thirty percent off, now through July 14.  Great Plains Geology by R.F. Diffendal Jr. Describes the distinct features of fifty-seven geologic sites, including fascinating places such as Raton Pass in Colorado and New Mexico, the […]

April 21

What We’re Reading

April Staff Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books where our noses have been buried.   Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders “As always with my books, it was our Book Club book this month. It’s […]

March 24

What We’re Reading

March Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books where our noses have been buried. Vanished Arizona Martha Summerhayes “I was at Fort Verde State Historic Park last month, and the park ranger told me this Bison […]

March 20

Reading List: Hello, Spring

Looking forward to clearing out the garden and potting flowers? We have a few books that can help.   Wildflowers of the Western Plains Zoe Merriman Kirkpatrick “Dreamers, as well as those living in or trekking through the western Great Plains, a region from eastern Montana and the western Dakotas south to West Texas, will […]

March 16

Reading List: Nebraska 150 Books

This year marks Nebraska’s sesquicentennial—150 years since we were admitted as the 37th state. To celebrate, Nebraska 150 Books has put together a list of the 150 most important books about Nebraska. Today we’re sharing just a few of the noteworthy UNP books that made the list, in addition to our Nebraska 150 book sale.   Black […]

March 14

Reading List: Good Home Cookin’

There are few things more comforting on a snowy March day than a warm home filled with good, hot food. Here are a few books to jump start some kitchen inspirations.   At Mesa’s Edge Cooking and Ranching in Colorado’s North Fork Valley by Eugenia Bone “At Mesa’s Edge stands out for its 100-page memoir on […]