Oscar Charleston: The Life and Legend of Baseball’s Greatest Forgotten Player by Jeremy Beer is the winner of the 2020 Dr. Harold and Dorothy Seymour Medal, which honors the best book of baseball history or biography published during the preceding calendar … Continue reading Congratulations to Jeremy Beer on Two Award Wins!
Awards Bitterroot Susan Devan Harness Won two High Plains Book Awards for the categories of Creative Nonfiction and Indigenous Writer! Better Times Sara Batkie Named as a Traditional Fiction Finalist for the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award! Books … Continue reading News and Reviews
Susan Devan Harness’ gripping memoir Bitterroot won two 2019 High Plains Book Awards in the categories of Creative Nonfiction and Indigenous Writer. The High Plains Book Awards were established to recognize regional literary works which examine and reflect life on the High … Continue reading “Bitterroot” Wins Two High Plains Book Awards
Awards The Man in the Arena Rodger McDaniel Selected as the Best Nonfiction Book for the Wyoming State Historical Society 2019 Book Awards! The Future Has and Appointment with the Dawn Tanella Boni Shortlisted for the National Translation Awards in Poetry! … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following book is now available in paperback. Invisible Reality: Storytellers, Storytakers, and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet By Rosalyn R. La Pier Winner of the 2018 John C. Ewers Book Award and 2018 Donald Fixico Book Award Rosalyn R. LaPier … Continue reading New in Paperback
Founded in 1997, the Backwaters Press has worked to produce award-winning books by some of America’s finest authors. UNP acquired Backwaters in 2018, adding an impressive backlist in poetry and prose that contributes to the cultural landscape of our state … Continue reading Backwaters Press News
The Commonwealth Club announces the winners of the 87th annual California Book Awards! Since 1931, the California Book Awards have honored the exceptional literary merit of California writers and publishers. Each year a select jury considers hundreds of books from … Continue reading Congratulations to Robert A. McNally!
Awards Cannibal by Safiya Sinclair Longlisted for the 2017 PEN/Open Book Award Books Flock Together by B. J. Hollars Praise from Kirkus: “An insightful memoir on one man’s quest to know living birds by examining those birds that have ceased to … Continue reading News and Reviews
February Staff Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books our noses have been buried in. The Swan Gondola by Timothy Schaffert “This … Continue reading What We’re Reading
An excerpt from Jews and Genes: The Genetic Future in Contemporary Jewish Thought (JPS, 2015) edited by Elliot N. Dorff and Laurie Zoloth, a finalist for the 2015 National Jewish Book Awards. From “Summary of the Science of Stem Cell Research” In the … Continue reading EXCERPT: Jews and Genes