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”
Books Abraham Joshua Heschel: Mind, Heart, Soul Edward K. Kaplan Review in the Wall Street Journal: “In this admiring and detailed biography, Mr. Kaplan shows that Heschel’s journey from tradition to modernity began early . . . Mr. Kaplan shows that … Continue reading News and Reviews
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 We Want Fish Sticks: The Bizarre and Infamous Rebranding of the New York Islanders by Nicholas Hirshon. About the Book: … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday We Want Fish Sticks!
Save 40% off these and other outstanding books in honor of Hanukkah. Enter 6CH9 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires December 31, 2019 and is good for U.S. and Canadian … Continue reading Save this Season: Hanukkah and Bible Sales
Books The Greatest Upset Never Seen Jack Danilewicz Praise from the Wall Street Journal: “Entertaining, carefully researched. . . . Mr. Danielwicz has it right: The ‘sun has never set’ on Chaminade’s glorious win. Chances are, it never will.” The Jews Should … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following is by Hal Elliott Wert, author of George McGovern and the Democratic Insurgents (Nebraska, 2015). Wert is a professor emeritus of history at the Kansas City Art Institute. Posters Galore, Mamma Mia, Here We Go Again! You have likely … Continue reading From the Desk of Hal Elliot Wert: Posters Galore, Mamma Mia, Here We Go Again!
SAVE 40% on over a thousand different titles from our rich and capacious backlist. From Native American History to Latin American Studies, from Jewish Theology to African Poetry, from books on the Great Plains to the literature of the American West, there’s … Continue reading Holiday Sale begins today!
UNP staff members are always reading, both within our list and outside of what we publish. This Halloween, we’re remembering books that left us chilled, unnerved, spooked. This month’s staff reading list is composed of books that, whether ghoulish or … Continue reading Books That Frighten Us
David Shields’ Black Planet: Facing Race During an NBA Season was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN USA Award, and named one of the best nonfiction books of 1999 by Esquire, Newsday, LA Weekly, and Amazon. … Continue reading David Shields’ Black Planet & New Documentary