The author of numerous books, Colin Burgess’s prodigious output is chiefly concerned with the remarkable history of human and robotic space exploration and the pioneering men and women who have ridden rockets into space. Working from his home near Sydney, … Continue reading From the Desk of Colin Burgess: A Salute to Stargazers
Renya K. Ramirez is an enrolled member of the Winnebago of Nebraska and professor of Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz. She is the author of Standing Up to Colonial Power: The Lives of Henry Roe and Elizabeth Bender Cloud (December 2018). … Continue reading From the Desk of Renya K. Ramirez: Writing as Granddaughter and Academic
Jack Gilden is a past winner of the Simon Rockower journalism award. His work has appeared in Orioles Magazine, the Baltimore Sun and Evening Sun, and the Baltimore Jewish Times. He also … Continue reading From the Desk of Jack Gilden: Sports in Context
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, NetGalley ratings, and more! This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to The Baron and the Bear: Rupp’s Runts, Haskin’s Miners, and the Season that Changed Basketball Forever (Nebraska, 2016) … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to the Baron and the Bear!
We love to hear what our readers have to say about our books! Check out these comments from readers on Amazon and Goodreads. “You can call it a memoir or a diary but is a very interesting piece … Continue reading A Word From Our Readers
The following is the foreword by Wesley Clark from The Golden Fleece: High-Risk Adventure at West Point (September 2017) by Tom Carhart. Clark is a retired U.S. Army four-star general, Vietnam War veteran, and valedictorian of the West Point class of ’66. Over … Continue reading Excerpt: The Golden Fleece
The epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten part, 18-hour documentary series The Vietnam War is visceral, immersive, and revelatory. Airing on PBS and available through desktop … Continue reading Reading List: Vietnam
Books Vice Capades Mark Stein Review in Inside Higher Ed: “There is something amusing, but also intriguing, about seeing examples from history of people working themselves up into a righteous frenzy of alarm and condemnation about, say, juggling, which was illegal … Continue reading News and Reviews
Our history is filled with iconic moments and images that define us as a nation. Celebrate your independence and American-ness with these titles! Remembering America: How We Have Told Our Past By Lawrence R. Samuel Our interpretation and expression of … Continue reading Reading List: American History
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, ratings, and more! This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Irwin Klein and the New Settlers: Photographs of Counterculture in New Mexico (Bison Books, 2016), Edited by Benjamin Klein. Benjamin … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Irwin Klein and the New Settlers!