Harvey Solomon is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC. He has written articles for dozens of publications, including the Boston Herald, the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter, and Variety. He is the author of three nonfiction books, most recently Such Splendid Prisons: Diplomatic … Continue reading From the Desk of Harvey Solomon: File Under “Coincidence”
On Sunday, January 5, Washington, D.C.’s beloved independent store Politics and Prose will host Potomac author David E. Lowe for a reading and discussion of his new book, Touched with Fire: Morris B. Abram and the Battle against Racial and … Continue reading Politics & Prose and Potomac Books
Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in January. Anna Weir: Such Splendid Prisons tells the story of five diplomatic representatives … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Diplomatic Detainment, Germ Warfare, and Other January Books
As people who spend a lot of time reading, editing, designing, marketing, and otherwise thinking about books, many of us at UNP can think of no greater or more meaningful gift than a book. For this staff reading list, we … Continue reading Staff Reading List: The Gift of Reading
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 Standing Up to Colonial Power: The Lives of Henry Roe and Elizabeth Bender Cloud by Renya K. Ramirez! About … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday Standing Up to Colonial Power!
Linda M. Waggoner is an independent scholar specializing in Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) history and a Native genealogy and research consultant for tribes and museums. She is the author of Fire Light: The Life of Angel De Cora, Winnebago Artist and Starring … Continue reading From the Desk of Linda M. Waggoner: The Year of the Basket Maker
Marilyn Irvin Holt is an independent historian and writer. She is the author of several books, including Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, 1890–1930 (Nebraska, 2006), The Orphan Trains: Placing Out in America (Nebraska, 1992), and her latest, Nebraska during the New Deal: The … Continue reading From the Desk of Marilyn Irvin Holt: Writers are People Too
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Bourbon Justice by Brian F. Haara. About the Book: Bourbon whiskey has made a surprising contribution to American legal … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Bourbon Justice!
Hunter Howe Cates is a journalist, author, filmmaker, and creative marketing professional. He is also the author of the newly-released Oklahoma’s Atticus: An Innocent Man and the Lawyer Who Fought for Him (Bison Books, 2019). Save Your Story Your grandfather has … Continue reading From the Desk of Hunter Cates: Save Your Story
The following is an excerpt from The Allure of Blackness among Mixed-Race Americans, 1862-1916 by Ingrid Dineen-Wimberly (October, 2019). The book is part of the Borderlands and Transcultural Studies series, a venue for the scholarly study of borderlands—of the encounters, intersections, … Continue reading Excerpt: The Allure of Blackness among Mixed-Race Americans, 1862-1916