The following contribution comes from Robert Woods Sayre, author of Modernity and Its Other: The Encounter with North American Indians in the Eighteenth Century (December 2017). Sayre is a professor emeritus of English and American literature and civilization at the University of … Continue reading From the Desk of Robert Woods Sayre: Indigenous Peoples and the Ecological Crisis
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, ratings, and more! Today we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Stories from Afield: Adventures with Wild Things in Wild Places by Bruce Smith (Bison Books, 2016). Bruce L. Smith retired from the U.S. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Stories from Afield!
Looking forward to clearing out the garden and potting flowers? We have a few books that can help. Wildflowers of the Western Plains Zoe Merriman Kirkpatrick “Dreamers, as well as those living in or trekking through the western Great … Continue reading Reading List: Hello, Spring
Books The Turtle’s Beating Heart Denise Low Praise from Foreword Reviews: “An accomplished poet, Low’s well-honed prose flows with lyric intensity.” There I Go Again William Daniels Book feature in People. American Journalists in the Great War Chris Dubbs Review in Library … Continue reading News and Reviews
Awards R*dskins by C. Richard King Winner in the Trade Typographic category at the AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal show (Designer: Nathan Putens) One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist by Dustin M. Hoffman Winner in the Jackets and Covers category at the AAUP Book, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Awards Cannibal by Safiya Sinclair Longlisted for the 2017 PEN/Open Book Award Books Flock Together by B. J. Hollars Praise from Kirkus: “An insightful memoir on one man’s quest to know living birds by examining those birds that have ceased to … Continue reading News and Reviews
Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle currently filled with cardboard boxes. Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Birds, Assassinations, and other February books