Katya Cengel is a freelance writer and lectures in the Journalism Department of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She was a features and news writer for the Louisville Courier-Journal from 2003 to 2011, and her work has appeared in the New York … Continue reading From the Desk of Katya Cengel: Timing is Everything
Books The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings Jeffrey L. Rubenstein Review in The Lehrhaus: “The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings provides a window into the profound wisdom of Hazal for scholar and layman alike . . . We are … Continue reading News and Reviews
Readers are already talking about some of our forthcoming Fall books! Preview the following September books on NetGalley today and pre-order your own copy with UNP or your local bookstore. APPLE, TREE: WRITERS ON THEIR PARENTS Nonfiction Book Review: Apple, … Continue reading New this Fall!
Prudence Bushnell’s memoir Terrorism, Betrayal, and Resilience: My Story of the 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings (Potomac Books, 2018) is now available as an audiobook on Audible and Amazon. Bushnell, the U.S. ambassador to Nairobi when al-Qaeda unleashed its devastating bomb attack in August … Continue reading New Audiobook!
Books A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794–1796 Jean-Baptiste Truteau Edited by Raymond J. DeMallie, Douglas R. Parks, and Robert Vézina Praise from Anthropological Lingustics: “This magnificent edition is the fruit of many … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we are saying Happy First Book Birthday to The I-35W Bridge Collapse by Kimberly J. Brown. About the Book: “A bridge shouldn’t just … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Kimberly J. Brown’s Memoir
This July will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In celebration of this enormous milestone we are offering a 50% discount on its celebrated spaceflight books. From the unsung heroes of mission control to the space … Continue reading Spaceflight Sale
UNP Staff member are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. June Staff Reading List NW: A Novel Zadie … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Books Finding a New Midwestern History Jon K. Lauck Review by the Russell Kirk Center: “…the chapters cover a wealth of topics. Many of the authors take a fairly conventional approach to the region—there are the customary chapters, for example, … Continue reading News and Reviews
UNP Staff member are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. May Staff Reading List Educated Tara Westover “I … Continue reading What We’re Reading