The following is an excerpt from She Can Bring Us Home: Dr. Dorothy Boulding Ferebee, Civil Rights Pioneer (Potomac Books, 2015) by Diane Kiesel. Prologue The posters went up in churches, on crepe myrtle trees, and along rotting walls of one- … Continue reading Excerpt: She Can Bring Us Home
The following is from James W. Johnson, author of The Black Bruins: The Remarkable Lives of UCLA’S Jackie Robinson, Woody Strode, Tom Bradley, Kenny Washington, and Ray Bartlett (February 2018). Johnson is professor emeritus of journalism at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Great … Continue reading From the Desk of James Johnson: Great Reads Begin with Great Research
This spring Potomac Books will publish sixteen new books, with topics ranging from true crime and military history to career development and world and national affairs. Here is a look at some of the newest titles forthcoming from Potomac Books. … Continue reading New from Potomac Books
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!
Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle and cannot stop talking about books (or the much-awaited fall weather, for that matter). Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Early Modern Culture, Quilting, and Other Early 2018 Books