Books The Snatch Racket: The Kidnapping Epidemic that Terrorized 1930s America Review in the Wall Street Journal: “In The Snatch Racket, Carolyn Cox, a veteran Washington lawyer and law professor, reanimates this intriguing slice of American life. Crisp, zesty and … Continue reading News and Reviews
UNP staff members 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. “I’m currently re-reading Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. I love dystopian … Continue reading February Staff Reading List
Books Mahagony: A Novel Starred review in Publishers Weekly: “Glissant (1928–2011) is as comprehensive as he is unconcerned with the encumbrance of linearity, and has found the perfect form to explore the inescapable and reverberating legacies of colonialism. This is … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books The Star and the Scepter: A Diplomatic History of Israel Praise from the Jerusalem Report: “As a history, The Star and the Scepter delivers a matter-of-fact account of Jewry’s international relations; it concerns itself with praxis, not theory (and … Continue reading News and Reviews
UNP Staff members 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. Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary … Continue reading September Staff Reading List
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