We’re pleased to share our new Fall / Winter 2022 seasonal catalog! Browse the online version to see forthcoming titles from Nebraska, Bison Books, Potomac Books, the Jewish Publication Society, and Backwaters Press! Visit our NetGalley page for a select … Continue reading Introducing the Fall / Winter 2022 Seasonal Catalog!
Save 50% off these books during Women’s History Month! Enter the code 6WHM20 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires March 31, 2020 and is good on U.S. and Canadian shipments only. Continue reading Women’s History Month Sale
Rosemary Sekora is the publicity manager at UNP. Today she shares her thoughts on a couple upcoming titles she’s particularly excited about as a reader since the rest of the publicity team is attending the South Dakota Festival of Books. The books … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Women’s Bicycle Racing and Three-Minute Essays
The following contribution comes from Andrew M. Homan, author of Iron Mac: The Legend of Roughhouse Cyclist Reggie McNamara (Nebraska, 2016). Homan is also the author of Life in the Slipstream: The Legend of Bobby Walthour Sr. (Potomac Books, 2011). His writing has appeared … Continue reading From the Desk of Andrew M. Homan: In Froome We Trust?
This Valentine’s Day, UNP’s Marketeers are talking about some favorite backlist books we love. Which ones have you read? Gang of One: Memoirs of a Red Guard by Fen Shen “I love this book because the author’s escape from China … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Books We Love
Books The Turtle’s Beating Heart by Denise Low Praise from Kirkus Reviews: “An engagingly written mix of research, reportage, and memoir, infused with the passion of discovery.” Great Plains Indians by David J. Wishart Review in the Lincoln Journal Star: … Continue reading News and Reviews
In the following post, author Andrew M. Homan tells how his love of sports history led him to write Iron Mac: The Legend of Roughouse Cyclist Reggie McNamara (Nebraska, 2016). Not long after opening my first pack of baseball cards … Continue reading From the Desk of Andrew M. Homan
Books Stories from Afield by Bruce Smith Praise from Kirkus reviews: “Reflective thoughts and vibrant specifics bring a nature biologist’s love of the outdoors to readers.” Culture on Two Wheels Edited by Jeremy Withers and Daniel P. Shea Review … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following excerpt is from Iron Mac: The Legend of Roughhouse Cyclist Reggie McNamara (Nebraska, 2016) by Andrew M. Homan. Chapter 1: Rabbits and Slingshots Reggie’s older brothers acquired bikes at an early age—probably before Reggie was born. Given the time frame, one of the … Continue reading Excerpt: Iron Mac
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Hayes, Kevin J. The Two-Wheeled World of George B. Thayer. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. Pp. xviii+257. Introduction, notes, bibliography, and index. Hardcover: $28.95 Reviewed by Ari de Wilde In his book,… Continue reading Review of The Two-Wheeled World of George B. Thayer