Rosemary Sekora is the publicity manager at UNP and wouldn’t be a very good marketer if she didn’t mention the baseball book sale happening now until April 21. After high school in Colorado, I decided to attend the University of … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Nebraska, Home of the Baseball Book?
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to When the Crowd Didn’t Roar by Kevin Cowherd (Nebraska, 2019). About the Book: The date is April 29, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to When the Crowd Didn’t Roar!
Books The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife Brad Balukjian Review in the Los Angeles Times: “If you are looking for a way to pass the time, I highly recommend a new baseball book that … Continue reading News and Reviews
Katya Cengel is a freelance writer and lectures in the Journalism Department of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Marie Claire, and Newsweek. She is the author of … Continue reading Katya Cengel at Home: On Writing and Her Dog, Pip
The following books are now available in paperback! And our Baseball Sale is heading into extra innings (now expires April 21) so shop now and steal some savings while the MLB season is postponed. ALOU: “A worthwhile journey into baseball’s … Continue reading New in Paperback: Baseball Edition
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 April. Jackson Adams: So much of the national political conversation around the Democratic Primary has centered on “electability,” a metric that mostly takes a half-hearted guess at what another, not entirely well-defined person wants to see in a candidate. At best, it often can be used to determine where and how campaigns should spend money and, more often, it’s used as a cudgel, both against candidates and an electorate. What I … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Courtroom Dramas, Prairie Socialism, and Other April Books
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Last Seasons in Havana: The Castro Revolution and the End of Professional Baseball in Cuba (Nebraska, 2019) by … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Last Seasons in Havana!
Books Skin Memory John Sibley Williams Praise from River Heron Review: “In reading Williams’s poetry aloud, over-and-over, in an attempt to hear what the poem has to say, its musicality has me feeling as much as, if not more than, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Congratulations to the following UNP authors who have been recently recognized for their work. Joyce Sutphen was a finalist for the “Read Poetry Central Minnesota 2020” program. Liz Breazeale was awarded a 2020 Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment … Continue reading Recent Award Winners
Books Apple, Tree Lise Funderburg Review by Pop Matters: “Meaningful discovery and understanding are Funderburg’s intent. Apple, Tree does not attempt to reiterate the Freudian blame posed on the mother or to blindly criticize the family unit. The contributors identify nuance; frequently … Continue reading News and Reviews