Books The Zoo at Night Susan Gubernat Praise from Kenyon Review: “Rising out of experience—painful, beautiful, disruptive—The Zoo at Night offers an unflinching look at an imperfect world underlain with a conviction to hope.” Our Lady of the Artichokes Katherine … Continue reading News and Reviews
The 2018 Winter Olympics is underway in Pyeongchang County, South Korea! A full schedule of events can be found here and some Olympic-inspired reading can be found below. Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd by Kyle Keiderling … Continue reading Reading List: Winter Olympics
Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle and cannot stop talking about books (or how cold it is in the said communal-cubicle). Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about … Continue reading Contemporary American Poetry, College Athletes, and Other March Books
Awards Black Jesus and Other Superheroes Venita Blackburn Finalist for the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction Books Intersectionality Anna Carastathis Review in Critical Philosophy of RaceCritical Philosophy of Race: “…offers a route outside the current impasse, expertly tracing the … Continue reading News and Reviews
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 Flock Together: A Love Affair with Extinct Birds (Nebraska, 2017) by B. J. Hollars. Hollars is an assistant professor of English … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Flock Together!
Mark Spitzer loves fish and he loves to fish. As a nationally known author (Seasons of the Gar, Return of the Gar), writing about fish and their issues is what he does best. In this blog series, Spitzer shares his experiences … Continue reading Where in the West is Mark Spitzer?
January Staff Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books where our noses have been buried. How Winter Began Joy Castro … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Yesterday Nebraska Sen. Ernie Chambers tried to persuade fellow lawmakers to repeal a law that allows county officials to kill black-tailed prairie dogs on private property but the bill didn’t receive enough votes to pass. Black-tailed prairie dogs are native … Continue reading Prairie Dog Empire in Nebraska
Books A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux, 50th Anniversary Edition Drawings by Amos Bad Heart Bull Text by Helen H. Blish Featured in the Lincoln Journal Star: “…retain[s] the status of the “A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux” as … Continue reading News and Reviews
Anna Weir is a publicist at UNP. In “Staff Stories,” she interviews her newest coworkers to introduce them to the rest of the university press world. Mikala Kolander is a crazy crafting gal who likes collecting journals she plans on … Continue reading Staff Stories: An Interview with Mikala Kolander