Happy Book Birthday to A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux, 50th Anniversary Edition (Nebraska, 2017).   About the Book: Originally published in 1967, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux!

Publicist Picks: Hockey, A Game of Clue, and other December Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in December.  Jackson Adams: I, like many people who spend entirely too much time … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Hockey, A Game of Clue, and other December Books

From the Desk of Marjorie Worthington: Real People Are Boring

Marjorie Worthington is a professor of English and in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Eastern Illinois University. Worthington is the author of The Story of “Me”: Contemporary American Autofiction (November 2018).  I define an autofiction* as a novel that … Continue reading From the Desk of Marjorie Worthington: Real People Are Boring

From the Desk of Roger Welsch: The Importance of the Omaha Language

Roger Welsch is an adjunct professor of anthropology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is a former essayist for CBS News Sunday Morning and the author of more than forty books, and wrote the introduction to Dance Lodges of the Omaha People: Building … Continue reading From the Desk of Roger Welsch: The Importance of the Omaha Language