Publicist Picks: Tracking Technology, Repairing the World, and Other May Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a couple upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in May. Anna Weir: I’ve been looking forward to Out of the … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Tracking Technology, Repairing the World, and Other May Books

The Most Interesting Dinner Party You’d Ever Attend: An Interview with Lise Funderburg

Anna Weir is a publicist at UNP and is her father’s daughter. Lise Funderburg is a writer and editor as well as a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania. Funderburg’s collection of oral histories, Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans … Continue reading The Most Interesting Dinner Party You’d Ever Attend: An Interview with Lise Funderburg

From the Desk of Jerri Bell: Women’s History in the Military

The following is a contribution from Jerri Bell, co-editor of It’s My Country Too: Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan (July 2017). Bell is a retired naval officer and the managing editor of O-Dark-Thirty, the literary journal of the Veterans … Continue reading From the Desk of Jerri Bell: Women’s History in the Military

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Books Washington Merry-Go-Round by Drew Pearson Edited by Peter Hannaford Review from the New Yorker: “This new installment shows even more convincingly the extent of Pearson’s direct involvement in politics, often at the Presidential level, and the degree to which it derived not just from standard elements of ego and competitiveness but also from an emotionally committed world view.” You Will Never See Any God by Ervin D. Krause Edited by Timothy Schaffert Attention from the Chicago Tribune: “Schaffert later reached out to Loretta, who’d saved all of her husband’s work. In 2014, Bison Books, the trade imprint of the University … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS