As we reach the end of 2016, we’re sad to say goodbye to a year of 75th anniversary activities and events. We spent the year celebrating our anniversary with a number of activities, events, and celebrations. At the office: UNP … Continue reading #UNP75 Roundup
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 A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux, 50th Anniversary Edition (Nebraska, 2017). About the Book: Originally published in 1967, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux!
The following is from the University of Nebraska Press Fall 2021 Newsletter, i.e. The University of Nebraska Press lost two of its most renowned scholars this spring with the passing of both Raymond J. DeMallie (October 16, 1946– April 25, … Continue reading UNP Mourns the Loss of Scholars DeMallie and Parks
Jack Devine is the president of The Arkin Group, an international risk consulting and intelligence firm. He formerly served as acting director and associate director of operations at the CIA and was in charge of the CIA’s largest and most … Continue reading From the Desk of Jack Devine: Fighting the Russians & Writing SPYMASTER’S PRISM
Sidney Thompson teaches creative writing and African American literature at Texas Christian University. He is the author of You/Wee: Poems from a Father, Sideshow: Stories, and Follow the Angels, Follow the Doves (March 2020). Thompson has published his short fiction … Continue reading From the Desk of Sidney Thompson: How to Make Your Dreams Come True
Cecil Harris is the author of four books, including Different Strokes: Serena, Venus, and the Unfinished Black Tennis Revolution (February 2020). As we commemorate Black History Month, let’s take a moment to recognize the significant contributions by blacks in an … Continue reading From the Desk of Cecil Harris: Yes, Black History Absolutely Includes Tennis
Books Nebraska Kwame Dawes On NPR‘s “A Book Of Poetry For Everyone.” All I Feel is Rivers by Robert Vivian Out of the Crazywoods by Cheryl Savageau Exodus by ‘Gbenga Adeoba Mentioned in Publishers Weekly Spring 2020 Announcements for Essays … 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 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!
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. February Staff Reading List An Orchestra Of Minorities: … Continue reading What We’re Reading
The Frontiers of Narrative Series features interdisciplinary scholarship on narrative as it appears in a range of media. Studies in this series highlight the role of narrative across a variety of cultural and historical settings and outline new methods for … Continue reading Series Update: Frontiers of Narrative