The following books available this fall from our imprint, Bison Books. Read below to learn more about these fall releases! Burning the Breeze by Lisa Hendrickson Burning the Breeze is the story of three generations of women and their intrepid efforts … Continue reading New from Bison Books!
Paul A. Johnsgard, an internationally respected naturalist, passed away on May 28, 2021 at the age of 89. Johnsgard was a professor emeritus of biological sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Alongside his teaching, his writing and photography also helped … Continue reading Remembering Paul A. Johnsgard
Congratulations to Edward J. Driving Hawk and Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, authors of Too Strong to Be Broken (Bison Books, 2020)! Their book is a finalist for the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize. Each year the Center for Great … Continue reading Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize Finalist
Introducing our fifth virtual book tour, the Edible West! COVID-19 is proving to be a harsh taskmaster, providing an education on concerns great and small, but one of the earliest lessons it taught us as a nation is the vulnerability … Continue reading Virtually Bison Books: Edible West
The following is an excerpt from A Horse’s Tale by Mark Twain, edited and with an introduction by Charles C. Bradshaw, afterward by Shelley Fisher Fishkin (Bison Books, 2020). Three: General Alison to His Mother I am glad to know … Continue reading Excerpt: A Horse’s Tale
The following is from the University of Nebraska Press Fall 2020 Newsletter, i.e. Can’t travel because of the pandemic? Tour the American and Canadian Wests and the Mexico borderlands from anywhere with Virtually Bison Books. UNP has developed an electronic portal … Continue reading “Virtually Bison Books” Tours Encourage Readership of Iconic Works
November is Native American Heritage Month, and there’s no better way to celebrate it than picking up one of our many books that is sure to enlighten, entertain, and educate us all on the past for a better future. And … Continue reading Reading List for Native American Heritage Month
Miss Cassette is the writer, researcher, and amateur gumshoe of the website myomahaobsession.com, which she has converted into her new book, My Omaha Obsession: Searching for the City (Bison Books, 2020). Her writing has appeared in Omaha Magazine. Down at Circo’s Bar … Continue reading From the Desk of Miss Cassette
Books My Omaha Obsession: Searching for the City Miss Cassette Review in Shelf Awareness: “No familiarity with Omaha is needed to enjoy this charming book—it’s for any reader who delights in old houses, faded newspaper clippings, family stories, memories of … Continue reading News and Reviews
Our Holiday Sale begins today! Our entire backlist—a collection consisting of over 4,000 different books—is available for 50% OFF! From Native American History to Latin American Studies, from Military History to African Poetry, from books on the Great Plains to … Continue reading Holiday Sale!