Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to From Chernobyl with Love (Potomac Books, 2019) by Katya Cengel. About the Book: In the wake of … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to From Chernobyl with Love!
This month Justice in Plain Sight: How a Small-Town Newspaper and Its Unlikely Lawyer Opened America’s Courtrooms (Nebraska, 2019) is available as a paperback edition for the first time. Justice in Plain Sight is the story of a hometown newspaper in … Continue reading New in Paperback
BOOKS An Unladylike Profession: American Women War Correspondents in World War I by Chris Dubbs Review in Wall Street Journal: “Mr. Dubbs remarks on the reporter’s duty to report the truth no matter how uncomfortable it might be. The journalists … Continue reading News and Reviews
Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a couple upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in July. Anna Weir: Aaron Koller tackles one of the most complicated, … Continue reading Publicist Picks: The Crux of (Almost) Sacrifice, Women in the Trenches, and Other July Books
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to No Place I Would Rather Be: Roger Angell and a Life in Baseball Writing by Joe Bonomo. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Joe Bonomo’s No Place I Would Rather Be!
Katya Cengel is a freelance writer and lectures in the Journalism Department of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Marie Claire, and Newsweek. She is the author of … Continue reading Katya Cengel at Home: On Writing and Her Dog, Pip
Books An Unladylike Profession Chris Dubbs Starred review in Kirkus: “In American Journalists in the Great War (2017), Dubbs barely mentioned the women reporters of World War I. This follow-up book is an impressive corrective… Readers will be inspired by the nearly … Continue reading News and Reviews
Marilyn Irvin Holt is an independent historian and writer. She is the author of several books, including Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, 1890–1930 (Nebraska, 2006), The Orphan Trains: Placing Out in America (Nebraska, 1992), and her latest, Nebraska during the New Deal: The … Continue reading From the Desk of Marilyn Irvin Holt: Writers are People Too
Christopher Thornton is a professor of writing at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. He has worked as a special correspondent to the U.S. State Department’s International Information Program, writing feature stories on Arab and Muslim life in the United … Continue reading From the Desk of Christopher Thornton: The Real Iran
The following is an excerpt from Art from Trauma: Genocide and Healing beyond Rwanda (August 2019) edited by Rangira Béa Gallimore and Gerise Herndon. The excerpt is written by Natalia Ledford. I first met Chantal Kalisa in 2009 as I … Continue reading Excerpt: Art from Trauma