From the prairies of the Great Plains to the towering dunes of the Sandhills, the state of Nebraska will celebrate its great literary heritage later this month in Lincoln. The Nebraska Book Festival on August 25 will gather contemporary writing talent from … Continue reading Nebraska Book Sale!
The Mari Sandoz Heritage Society will host an in-depth discussion of the 1935 biography of Mari’s father, Jules Sandoz, on June 13 at 6:00 p.m. at Francie & Finch Bookshop. First published in 1935, Old Jules is unquestionably Mari Sandoz’s masterpiece. This … Continue reading Celebrating Old Jules
The Lincoln Journal Star highlighted 150 notable figures in Nebraska’s 150 years of statehood—and many of those important individuals are represented on our backlist. My Ántonia by Willa Cather My Ántonia is part of Cather’s Prairie Trilogy, which includes O … Continue reading 150 Notable Nebraskans
This year marks Nebraska’s sesquicentennial—150 years since we were admitted as the 37th state. To celebrate, Nebraska 150 Books has put together a list of the 150 most important books about Nebraska. Today we’re sharing just a few of the noteworthy UNP … Continue reading Reading List: Nebraska 150 Books
After a day of braving the cold to shop for gifts or groceries for a fantastic holiday meal, there’s nothing better than curling up at home with a warm blanket and a good book. Here are a few cool suggestions … Continue reading Reading List: Wintry Reads
As the largest and most diversified press between Chicago and California, the University of Nebraska Press is best known for publishing works in Native studies, history, sports, anthropology, geography, American studies, and creative works. In celebration of the press’s seventy-fifth anniversary, the staff has selected … Continue reading 75 Significant Books, Part One