Brenden W. Rensink is Associate Director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies and Associate Professor of History at Brigham Young University. He is author of the award-winning book Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North … Continue reading From the Desk of Brenden W. Rensink: Engaging the Present with the Past
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 Disruption: Inside the Largest Counterterrorism Investigation in History (Potomac, 2021) by Aki J. Peritz. About the Book: … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Disruption
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 The Forgotten Botanist: Sara Plummer Lemmon’s Life of Science and Art (Bison Books, 2021) by Wynne Brown. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Forgotten Botanist!
The critically acclaimed and widely popular Black Elk Speaks has now sold over one million copies. This cements the book as the number one bestseller on the University of Nebraska Press backlist. Since its original publication, there have been numerous … Continue reading Black Elk Speaks Sells Over One Million Copies
Geoffrey D. Kimball is an independent scholar. He is the author of Koasati Dictionary (Nebraska, 1994), Koasati Grammar (Nebraska, 1991), and translator of Kosati Traditional Narratives (Nebraska, 2010). His new book Yukhíti Kóy (Nebraska, 2022) is now available. Introduction The Atakapa language is attested … Continue reading Excerpt: Yukhíti Kóy
Susan Elizabeth Ramírez is the Neville G. Penrose Chair of History and Latin American Studies at Texas Christian University. She is the author of several books, including To Feed and Be Fed: The Cosmological Bases of Authority and Identity in the Andes and A History … Continue reading Excerpt: In Praise of the Ancestors
Visit two local bookstores in the Lincoln and Omaha area on Saturday, June 4, 2022 for two UNP author events! Francie & Finch Bookshop (Lincoln, NE) welcomes poets Marjorie Saiser and Tyler Jacobs in presenting their newest books, The Track … Continue reading Upcoming Events: Marjorie Saiser and Eileen Wirth at Local Bookstores
Joe Bonomo teaches in the Department of English at Northern Illinois University. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Field Recordings from the Inside: Essays; Conversations with Greil Marcus; Sweat: The Story of the Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band; Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost … Continue reading From the Desk of Joe Bonomo: Roger Angell, Legendary Writer
The following books are available from our imprint, Potomac Books. Read below to learn more about these new releases! Troubling the Water by Abby Seiff Troubling the Water follows ordinary Cambodians coping with the rapid erasure of a long-held way of life. … Continue reading New from Potomac Books!
Alan Knight is emeritus professor of the history of Latin America at the University of Oxford. He is a renowned scholar of Mexican history, and his books have won awards such as the American Historical Association’s Beveridge Prize and the Bolton … Continue reading Excerpt: Bandits and Liberals, Rebels and Saints