This week, the Jewish Book Council announced the winners and finalists of the 2017 National Jewish Book Awards, now in its sixty-seventh year. The National Jewish Book Awards is the longest-running awards program of its kind and were established by the … Continue reading Congratulations to Mordecai Paldiel!
Books Crude Nation Raul Gallegos Book mentioned in the New York Times: “Gallegos provides crucial background for the country’s present situation, and also offers a solution for fixing the country’s economy and helping it re-enter the global energy industry.” … Continue reading News and Reviews
Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle and cannot stop talking about books (or caffeinated beverages, for that matter). Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Family Secrets, A Provençal Murder, and Other October Books
Books Vice Capades Mark Stein Review in Inside Higher Ed: “There is something amusing, but also intriguing, about seeing examples from history of people working themselves up into a righteous frenzy of alarm and condemnation about, say, juggling, which was illegal … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following has been excerpted from Saving One’s Own: Jewish Rescuers during the Holocaust by Mordecai Paldiel (Jewish Publication Society, 2017). In a 2002 publication about the role of non-Jewish rescuers of Jews, Holocaust historian Nechama Tec, who earlier wrote on Polish … Continue reading EXCERPT: Saving One’s Own
Books by and about the millions of refugees and immigrants who have helped build America. The Mayans Among Us: Migrant Women and Meatpacking on the Great Plains by Ann L. Sittig and Martha Florinda González “I wish this were required reading … Continue reading Reading List: Books by and about Refugees and Immigrants in America
Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle currently filled with paper coffee cups. 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: Baseball, Nanoweapons, and other April Books
August Staff Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books where our noses have been buried. The Innocent Have Nothing to … Continue reading What We’re Reading