Publicist Picks: Olympic Basketball, the End of the World, and Other September Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in September. Jackson Adams: David A. F. Sweet’s Three Seconds in Munich: The Controversial … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Olympic Basketball, the End of the World, and Other September Books

From the Desk of Rabbi Goldstein: The Miracle Right Under Our Noses

  Rabbi Niles Goldstein is the spiritual leader of Temple Israel in Miller Beach, Indiana. He is the author or editor of ten books, most recently Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges that Guide and Ground Our Lives (Jewish Publication … Continue reading From the Desk of Rabbi Goldstein: The Miracle Right Under Our Noses

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Books Falafel Nation By Yael Raviv Applause from the Kirkus Reviews: “What’s in a falafel? By the lights of food-studies and nutrition adjunct professor Raviv, it’s not just chickpeas and pita bread, but also identity . . . The author is particularly good on pressing the point that such cuisines are seldom fixed but instead constantly adapt as new groups enter and as time changes.” The Heart of the Matter By Arthur Green Recommendation from CHOICE: “The why rather than the how of practicing Judaism is the central focus that draws together this collection of literary essays . . . Green engages with the intricacies of Kabbalah, Hasidic masters, classical … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Little Free Library Take Over in Lincoln, Nebraska   Shout out from Book Riot: “After six of the city’s fifty Little Free Libraries were ‘robbed,’ the community stepped up to refill them. Even the University of Nebraska Press donated books to the cause.” Media mention from Channel 8, ABC KLKN-TV: ” ‘You can’t steal a free book, but you can steal the experience from the next person,’ says Ockander. The University of Nebraska Press wants to help bring the experience back.” UNP quoted in the Omaha World-Herald: “The donations aren’t in response to the theft, just a nice coincidence. ‘It was incredibly … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS