Martha Louise Hipp, PhD, is a retired psychologist and formerly served as psychologist for the Fremont County District 14 federally funded schools. She is a former president of the Colorado Psychological Association. Her book Sovereign Schools: How Shoshones and Arapahos Created … Continue reading From the Desk of Martha L. Hipp: Learning to Spell “Sovereignty”
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Strategy Strikes Back, edited by Max Brooks, John Amble, ML Cavanaugh, and Jaym Gates. About the Book: … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Strategy Strikes Back!
The following is an excerpt from When Big Data Was Small: My Life in Baseball Analytics and Drug Design by Richard D. Cramer (May 2019). Cramer started analyzing baseball statistics in the mid-1960s, after graduating from Harvard and MIT, and by 1969 … Continue reading Excerpt: When Big Data Was Small
This month we’re offering two sales you won’t want to miss! In May, we recognize Jewish American Heritage Month and a select list of books are available for 40% off. We’re also offering a new Latin American and Spanish … Continue reading Book Sales in May
UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. April Staff Reading List Educated: A Memoir Tara … Continue reading What We’re Reading
The following is an excerpt from the forward of So Close to Freedom: A World War II Story of Peril and Betrayal in the Pyrenees by Jean-Luc E. Cartron (April 2019). Many years ago while serving in the British Army, … Continue reading Excerpt: So Close to Freedom
Author Honors Margaret Jacobs Author a earned membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Books Almost Yankees The Summer of ’81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You’ve Never Heard Of J. David Herman Feature on MiLB: “Almost Yankees … Continue reading News and Reviews
A holiday first suggested by Nebraska journalist and tree-lover J. Sterling Morton in 1872, Arbor Day was initially a day set aside to encourage pioneers to plant trees in an otherwise flat and lonely landscape. Since 1885 Arbor Day has … Continue reading Celebrate Nature this Arbor Day
Former Poet Laureate Ted Kooser turns eighty years young today. A near lifelong Nebraska resident, Kooser is one of the iconic poets of the Midwest and has published seven books of poetry with the University of Nebraska Press as well … Continue reading Happy 80th Birthday, Ted Kooser!
Steven Wingate is the author of the novel Of Fathers and Fire, which is in UNP’s Flyover Fiction Series, and an associate professor of creative writing at South Dakota State University. Anatomy of a Book Launch Before I actually … Continue reading From the Desk of Steven Wingate: Anatomy of a Book Launch