The following is an excerpt from Hell with the Lid Off: Inside the Fierce Rivalry between the 1970s Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers by Ed Gruver and Jim Campbell (October 2019). Chapter 2: Darth Raider and the Mad Bomber If the Dallas … Continue reading Excerpt: Hell with the Lid Off
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 Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977-78 Dodgers (Nebraska, 2016) by Michael Fallon! Fallon is a writer … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Dodgerland!
Sydney H. Schanberg, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Beyond the Killing Fields, passed away last weekend at 82. In 2010, Potomac Books published Beyond the Killing Fields: War Writings, the first-ever anthology of Schanberg’s war reporting and commentary. … Continue reading Sydney H. Schanberg, 1934-2016
On Friday, June 3, America lost one of its most prolific black athletes. Muhammad Ali was a heavyweight champion, controversial Civil Rights icon, The Greatest. Over the years, UNP has published a number of books that highlight the legacy of the man who taught … Continue reading Reading List: Muhammad Ali