Mark Spitzer is an associate professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s Most Misunderstood Fish, Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West … Continue reading Where in the Monster Fish World is Mark Spitzer?
For such a straight-forwardly named holiday, President’s Day is celebrated by different names and with a variety of traditions nationwide. Despite being initially celebrated for George Washington’s birthday on Feb. 11—the holiday never falls on his actual birthday—a curious case … Continue reading Celebrating President’s Day
UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. We’re especially excited to get some extra reading in over the holiday break. Some of these titles are related to winter and … Continue reading What We’re Reading Over the Holidays
As you’re surely recovering from last night’s Festivus activities, you may realize that you’ve heard a little less from your friends at the University of Nebraska Press. That’s because we’re closed through January 1 and will reopen on January 2. … Continue reading UNP closed through Jan. 1
‘Tis the season for holiday gift guides! Dig into our backlist for perfect books for all the distinct personalities in your family. For your uncle who moonlights as a football historian: The NFL, Year One: The 1970 Season and the Dawn of Modern … Continue reading Reading List: Holiday Gift Guide
Kylie Morrison-Sloat is a publicist in the marketing department. Follow her on Twitter. If your holiday list consists of bookworms, bibliophiles, and booklovers, we are here to help. Another common problem we are here to help you with is disguising … Continue reading The Ultimate Booklovers Gift Guide
Our reading list this week features the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. As part of the Jewish New Year, these days are a call to self-examination, repentance, and new life. Whether a long-time observer or simply a curious … Continue reading Reading List: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur