Books Finding a New Midwestern History Jon K. Lauck Review by the Russell Kirk Center: “…the chapters cover a wealth of topics. Many of the authors take a fairly conventional approach to the region—there are the customary chapters, for example, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Save 50% off these summer reading books! Enter 6SUMM in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires July 15, 2019 and is good for U.S. and Canadian shipments only. Browse the books … Continue reading Summer Reading Sale
UNP Staff member are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. May Staff Reading List Educated Tara Westover “I … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Randon Billings Noble is an essayist. Her work has been published in the Modern Love column of the New York Times, the Georgia Review, Fourth Genre, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Creative Nonfiction, and elsewhere. Her essay collection Be with Me Always is available now. … Continue reading From the Desk of Randon Billings Noble: Training for Touring
UNP in the News Director Donna Shear discusses scholarly publishing in CHOICE. Books Haig’s Coup: How Richard Nixon’s Closest Aide Forced Him from Office Ray Locker Review in Foreword Reviews: “The book moves almost daily through Haig’s tenure in the White House, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Author Honors Margaret Jacobs Author a earned membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Books Almost Yankees The Summer of ’81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You’ve Never Heard Of J. David Herman Feature on MiLB: “Almost Yankees … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re celebrating the First Book Birthday for The Shell Game: Writers Play with Borrowed Forms by Kim Adrian! About the Book: Within the recent explosion of … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to The Shell Game!
Books The Hole Truth Determining the Greatest Players in Golf Using Sabermetrics Bill Felber Review on Golf: “This exercise is fun and well-written. Whether it will convince you which golfer is better at or over a given time period remains … Continue reading News and Reviews
Rick Bailey is a retired English instructor who taught writing for thirty-eight years at Henry Ford Community College in Michigan. He is the author of American English, Italian Chocolate: Small Subjects of Great Importance (Nebraska, 2017) and the newest, The Enjoy Agenda: At Home and … Continue reading From the Desk of Rick Bailey: This American Smile
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 When We Were Ghouls: A Memoir of Ghost Stories by Amy E. Wallen. About the Book: When Amy E. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to When We Were Ghouls!