Tag Archives: books

November 20

Reading List: Basketball

Basketball season is officially underway and while you’re waiting for your team to tip off, pick up some of our best books on college basketball, historic games, and more.   The Baron and the Bear David Kingsley Snell “This is a book that should be read by sports fans, especially those who enjoy college basketball. . […]

November 08

A Word From Our Readers

We love to hear what our readers have to say about our books! Check out these comments from readers on Amazon and Goodreads.     “You can call it a memoir or a diary but is a very interesting piece of history immersive and very well written. I learned a lot about this war-torn country. […]

November 07

University Press Week 2017, Day 2

This week is the sixth annual University Press Week with the theme of #LookItUP: Knowledge Matters. Each day university presses across the country and beyond will be blogging about a chosen topic. Today learn about “Selling the Facts” from the following presses. Be sure to share and tweet your own university press experiences using the […]

November 06

University Press Week 2017, Day 1

This week is the sixth annual University Press Week with the theme of #LookItUP: Knowledge Matters. Each day university presses across the country and beyond will be blogging about a chosen topic. Today learn about “Scholarship Making a Difference” from the following presses. Be sure to share and tweet your own university press experiences using […]

November 03

Happy Book Birthday to Haters!

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 Haters: Harassment, Abuse, and Violence Online (Potomac Books, 2016) by Bailey Poland. Poland is a writer, feminist, and activist, as well as the creator of the literary journal Leaves and Flowers; she is a regular contributor to numerous print […]

November 02

Publicist Picks: Early Modern Culture, Quilting, and Other Early 2018 Books

Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle and cannot stop talking about books (or the much-awaited fall weather, for that matter). Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in January and February. Tayler Lord: How are […]

October 27

News and Reviews

Books Saga of Chief Joseph, Bison Classic Edition Helen Addison Howard New Introduction by Nicole Tonkovich Review in Publishers Weekly: “From Joseph’s years as a spiritual leader to the 1877 battle of the Bearpaw Mountains and surrender of the Nez Perce, Howard renders Joseph’s life and times in fine detail. Her storytelling reflects a sharp […]

October 23

From the Desk of Scott Winter: Tim Miles and his mentor

Scott Winter wrote Nebrasketball (Nebraska, 2015) while working as an assistant professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He now teaches journalism and English at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Hanging with his mentor Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles gets serious about three seasons of losing, and maybe that will lead to winning, for you and for […]

October 17

Happy Book Birthday to Crude Nation!

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 Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela (Potomac Books, 2016) by Raúl Gallegos! Gallegos, a senior analyst for the consulting firm Control Risks, has been a featured columnist for Bloomberg View, covering Latin American politics, business, and […]

October 16

From the Desk of Connie Wanek: Hartley Field

Connie Wanek is the author of three books of poetry—Bonfire, Hartley Field, and On Speaking Terms—and the coeditor of the award-winning anthology To Sing Along the Way: Minnesota Women Poets from Pre-territorial Days to the Present. She has been a Witter Bynner Fellow of the Library of Congress and was named George Morrison Artist of the Year, an […]