Char Miller is the W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College and author of several books, including Not So Golden State: Sustainability vs. the California Dream. Perceiving Past and Present How do historians perceive the past? For John … Continue reading From the Desk of Char Miller: Perceiving Past and Present
Mark Spitzer loves fish and he loves to fish. As a nationally known author (Seasons of the Gar, Return of the Gar), writing about fish and their issues is what he does best. In this blog series, Spitzer shares his experiences … Continue reading Where in the West is Mark Spitzer?
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
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, ratings, and more! This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Irwin Klein and the New Settlers: Photographs of Counterculture in New Mexico (Bison Books, 2016), Edited by Benjamin Klein. Benjamin … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Irwin Klein and the New Settlers!
March 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. Vanished Arizona Martha Summerhayes “I was at … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Awards R*dskins by C. Richard King Winner in the Trade Typographic category at the AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal show (Designer: Nathan Putens) One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist by Dustin M. Hoffman Winner in the Jackets and Covers category at the AAUP Book, … Continue reading News and Reviews
‘Tis the season for holiday gift guides! Dig into our backlist for perfect books for all the distinct personalities in your family. For your uncle who moonlights as a football historian: The NFL, Year One: The 1970 Season and the Dawn of Modern … Continue reading Reading List: Holiday Gift Guide
Books Fit for the Presidency? by Seymour Morris Jr Praise from Kirkus Reviews: “A timely, amusing, and occasionally eye-opening exercise.” Cannibal by Safiya Sinclair Recommendation from Lenny Letter: “…Sinclair is a force to be reckoned with. Her stanzas will … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books The Prometheus Bomb by Neil J. Sullivan Review from Publishers Weekly: “This excellent addition to the literature . . . shows that the decisions of these powerful men triumphed in the short run but produced dismal long-term consequences that remain with … Continue reading News and Reviews