Douglas Dowland is an associate professor of English at Ohio Northern University. His book Weak Nationalisms: Affect and Nonfiction in Postwar America is available now. A Stray Dog—and a Story of America It’s just a story about a stray dog, I kept … Continue reading From the Desk of Douglas Dowland: A Stray Dog and a Story of America
Books A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794–1796 Jean-Baptiste Truteau Edited by Raymond J. DeMallie, Douglas R. Parks, and Robert Vézina Praise from Anthropological Lingustics: “This magnificent edition is the fruit of many … Continue reading News and Reviews
Colin Burgess is the author of several books on spaceflight, including Shattered Dreams: The Lost and Cancelled Space Missions (Nebraska, 2019), Footprints in the Dust: The Epic Voyages of Apollo, 1969–1975 (Nebraska, 2010), and Teacher in Space: Christa McAuliffe and the Challenger Legacy … Continue reading Neil Armstrong: Just Too Good a Pilot?
Hailey Fischer is an intern for the marketing department at UNP. She plans on surviving the Hunger Games and wants you to love the books you love without shame. On June 17, 2019, author Suzanne Collins and Scholastic publishers announced … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Love the Books You Love
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we are saying Happy First Book Birthday to The I-35W Bridge Collapse by Kimberly J. Brown. About the Book: “A bridge shouldn’t just … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Kimberly J. Brown’s Memoir
Robert Aquinas McNally is the author of The Modoc War: A Story of Genocide at the Dawn of America’s Gilded Age (Bison Books, 2017), which won a 2018 Commonwealth Club of California’s gold medal for the year’s best book on … Continue reading California Governor Opens the Door on Native Genocide in the State’s Closet and Apologizes
This July will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In celebration of this enormous milestone we are offering a 50% discount on its celebrated spaceflight books. From the unsung heroes of mission control to the space … Continue reading Spaceflight Sale
UNP Staff member 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. June Staff Reading List NW: A Novel Zadie … Continue reading What We’re Reading
David Naze is the dean of academic excellence and support at Joliet Junior College. His book Reclaiming 42: Public Memory and the Reframing of Jackie Robinson’s Radical Legacy is available now. What Would Jackie Robinson Think? In April 2019, Chicago White … Continue reading From the Desk of David Naze: What Would Jackie Robinson Think?
The annual convention of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) begins today in San Diego and will last through the weekend. Open to all baseball fans, the meeting includes top featured speakers from around the baseball world—front office executives, players, managers, … Continue reading SABR49