Mark Stein is an author, screenwriter, and playwright. He is the author of several books, including The Presidential Fringe: Questing and Jesting for the Oval Office (Potomac Books, 2020) and How the States Got Their Shapes, a New York Times best seller and … Continue reading Kanye West’s Brief Quest for President: A Meaningful Jest?
Books Bouton Mitchell Nathanson Recommended by the New York Times: “Nathanson moves crisply through the deep back story, though he knows a good detail when he sees one. An ancestor bayoneted by an English infantryman at the Battle of Bunker … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following is by Hal Elliott Wert, author of George McGovern and the Democratic Insurgents (Nebraska, 2015). Wert is a professor emeritus of history at the Kansas City Art Institute. Posters Galore, Mamma Mia, Here We Go Again! You have likely … Continue reading From the Desk of Hal Elliot Wert: Posters Galore, Mamma Mia, Here We Go Again!
Awards The Man in the Arena Rodger McDaniel Selected as the Best Nonfiction Book for the Wyoming State Historical Society 2019 Book Awards! The Future Has and Appointment with the Dawn Tanella Boni Shortlisted for the National Translation Awards in Poetry! … Continue reading News and Reviews
Liz Breazeale is a technical communications editor for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. Her stories have appeared in numerous publications, including Pleiades, Sou’wester, Territory, Arroyo Literary Review, and Fence. Her book Extinction Events: Stories is available now. Thoughts on Death, Extinction, … Continue reading From the Desk of Liz Breazeale: Thoughts on Death, Extinction, and Being the Worst at Parties
The following is by Hal Elliott Wert, author of George McGovern and the Democratic Insurgents (Nebraska, 2015). Wert is a professor emeritus of history at the Kansas City … Continue reading From the Desk of Hal Elliott Wert: Sticker Time!
Similar in its aim to the manifesto, the pamphlet, or the essay, the Provocations series takes a strong stand on contemporary debates and issues within the humanities. Rather than address a specific problem within a particular field, this series establishes a … Continue reading Series Update: Provocations
Jacqueline Vanhoutte is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of North Texas, where she also chairs the English Department. She received her B.A. from Carleton College and her Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Jacque has published on … Continue reading From the Desk of Jacqueline Vanhoutte: Perceptions of Female Rule, Then and Now
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
Books It’s My Country Too Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution of Afghanistan Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow Praised by The Wrath-Bearing Tree: “In It’s My Country Too, there are stories about women in all the branches of military service, … Continue reading News and Reviews