From Ho-Chunk powwows and Chehalis stories to the saga of Chief Joseph and the making of the Cherokee Nation, the University of Nebraska Press is the proud publisher of one of the most distinguished lists in Native American and Indigenous … Continue reading Native American and Indigenous Studies Sale
Books Abraham Joshua Heschel: Mind, Heart, Soul Edward K. Kaplan Review in the Wall Street Journal: “In this admiring and detailed biography, Mr. Kaplan shows that Heschel’s journey from tradition to modernity began early . . . Mr. Kaplan shows that … 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 One Size Fits None (Nebraska, 2019) by Stephanie Anderson. About the Book: “Sustainable” has long been the rallying … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday One Size Fits None!
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: January 1, 1882
The following is an accumulation of 2019 publicity thoughts from Anna Weir, Jackson Adams, and Rosemary Sekora. Well, 2019 was a rocking year for the University of Nebraska Press. Throughout the year, our books and authors were highlighted in national … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Best of 2019
The following was originally published in the University of Nebraska Press Fall 2019 Newsletter, i.e. Lise Funderburg is a writer, editor, and a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania. Funderburg’s collection of oral histories, Black, White, Other: … Continue reading Behind the Book: A Q&A with Lise Funderburg
On Sunday, January 5, Washington, D.C.’s beloved independent store Politics and Prose will host Potomac author David E. Lowe for a reading and discussion of his new book, Touched with Fire: Morris B. Abram and the Battle against Racial and … Continue reading Politics & Prose and Potomac 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
As people who spend a lot of time reading, editing, designing, marketing, and otherwise thinking about books, many of us at UNP can think of no greater or more meaningful gift than a book. For this staff reading list, we … Continue reading Staff Reading List: The Gift of Reading
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Standing Up to Colonial Power: The Lives of Henry Roe and Elizabeth Bender Cloud by Renya K. Ramirez! About … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday Standing Up to Colonial Power!