The following books are available this fall from our imprint, Potomac Books. Read below to learn more about these new releases! Death of the Senate by Ben Nelson Something is rotten in the U.S. Senate, and the disease has been … Continue reading New from Potomac Books!
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
The following is an excerpt from The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902: Immigrant Housewives and the Riots That Shook New York City by Scott D. Seligman (Potomac Books, 2020). Six: As Scarce around Essex Street as Ham Sandwiches “When … Continue reading Excerpt: The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to From Sadat to Saddam: The Decline of American Diplomacy in the Middle East (Potomac Books, 2019) by … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to David J. Dunford’s Memoir
Books My Omaha Obsession: Searching for the City Miss Cassette Review in Shelf Awareness: “No familiarity with Omaha is needed to enjoy this charming book—it’s for any reader who delights in old houses, faded newspaper clippings, family stories, memories of … Continue reading News and Reviews
Our Holiday Sale begins today! Our entire backlist—a collection consisting of over 4,000 different books—is available for 50% OFF! From Native American History to Latin American Studies, from Military History to African Poetry, from books on the Great Plains to … Continue reading Holiday Sale!
In May of this year, former commander of the Chicago Police Department and criminal justice scholar Thomas A. Reppetto died at the age of eighty-eight. After earning a doctorate from Harvard University, he served as professor, dean, and vice president … Continue reading Remembering Thomas Reppetto
Eileen A. Bjorkman is a former flight test engineer with more than thirty-five years of experience. She is the author of The Propeller under the Bed: A Personal History of Homebuilt Aircraft and has published articles in the Smithsonian’s Air & Space Magazine among … Continue reading From the Desk of Eileen A. Bjorkman: Leaving No One Behind
Save 50% on a variety of our military history titles from our Potomac Books and Nebraska imprints. Spanning the history of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its many individuals and achievements, our list in … Continue reading Military History Sale
Books The Wax Pack Brad Balukjian Featured in the New York Times: “Brad Balukjian tore open a pack of 1986 Topps baseball cards, chewed the stale, brittle bubblegum and then planned a road trip most sports fans could only dream … Continue reading News and Reviews