We love to hear what our readers have to say about our books! Check out these comments from readers on Amazon and Goodreads. “By the final chapter, the reader is experienced in the events with crystal detail and … Continue reading A Word From Our Readers
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!
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
The following collection of excerpts are from Thinking Continental: Writing the Planet One Place at a Time, edited by Tom Lynch, Susan Naramore Maher, Drucilla Wall, and O. Alan Weltzien (November 2017). In recent years, talking about the environment has required the … Continue reading EXCERPT: Thinking Continental
Books How We Won & Lost the War In Afghanistan Douglas Grindle Praise from Publishers Weekly: “This is a well-told story and a must-read for those who want to understand the obstacles to success in Afghanistan.” The Heart of … Continue reading News and Reviews
Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle currently filled with books for BookExpo. Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Bowling, Chocolate, and other July Books
Books American English, Italian Chocolate Rick Bailey Starred review from Publishers Weekly: “The essays read like the best of short stories: their significance extends beyond what is on the page.” The Blind Man and the Loon Craig Mishler Praise from Cultural … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books Sublime Physick by Patrick Madden Review from Publishers Weekly: “Like many essayists before him, Madden (Quotidiana) makes a habit of finding the transcendent in the transient. In this new, sometimes moving collection, he ranges over topics including spit, plagiarism, empathy, and middle age . . . Madden’s work combines elegance with a bumptiousness, illustrating the messy character of human language and lives.” This Benevolent Experiment by Andrew Woolford Praise from the Washington Book Review: “This Benevolent Experiment is a must-read for the experts and students of North American history and Native Americans alike. It is a highly scholarly and … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS