“Virtually Bison Books” Tours Encourage Readership of Iconic Works

The following is from the University of Nebraska Press Fall 2020 Newsletter, i.e. Can’t travel because of the pandemic? Tour the American and Canadian Wests and the Mexico borderlands from anywhere with Virtually Bison Books. UNP has developed an electronic portal … Continue reading “Virtually Bison Books” Tours Encourage Readership of Iconic Works

Ten-Year Anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Liu Xiaobo

The following was originally published on Joanne Leedom-Ackerman’s website. She is the editor of The Journey of Liu Xiaobo: From Dark Horse to Nobel Laureate (Potomac Books, 2020). PEN International marks the ten-year anniversary of the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to writer, … Continue reading Ten-Year Anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Liu Xiaobo

“From Miniskirt to Hijab” Named a Book of the Year by the Chicago Writers Association

Congratulations to Jacqueline Saper, whose memoir From Miniskirt to Hijab: A Girl in Revolutionary Iran (Potomac Books, 2019) was named the 2020 Book of the Year in Traditional Nonfiction by the Chicago Writers Association! Jacqueline Saper, named after Jacqueline Kennedy, was … Continue reading “From Miniskirt to Hijab” Named a Book of the Year by the Chicago Writers Association