From the Desk of Harvey Solomon: File Under “Coincidence”

Harvey Solomon is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC. He has written articles for dozens of publications, including the Boston Herald, the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter, and Variety. He is the author of three nonfiction books, most recently Such Splendid Prisons: Diplomatic … Continue reading From the Desk of Harvey Solomon: File Under “Coincidence”

The Marketeers Club: Best of 2019

The following is an accumulation of 2019 publicity thoughts from Anna Weir, Jackson Adams, and Rosemary Sekora.  Well, 2019 was a rocking year for the University of Nebraska Press. Throughout the year, our books and authors were highlighted in national … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Best of 2019

The Jewish Publication Society’s Rafael Medoff in the Media

Rafael Medoff’s new book The Jews Should Keep Quiet (Jewish Publication Society, 2019) is receiving wonderful media attention. Below read more about the book, its reviews, and additional articles written by the author. About the Book: Based on recently discovered … Continue reading The Jewish Publication Society’s Rafael Medoff in the Media

Happy Book Birthday to American Radiance!

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to American Radiance by Luisa Muradyan!  About the Book: Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry, American Radiance, at turns funny, tragic, and haunting, reflects on the author’s experience immigrating as a child to the United States from Ukraine in 1991. What does it mean to be an American? Luisa Muradyan doesn’t try to provide an answer. Instead, the poems in American Radiance look for a home in history, folklore, misery, laughter, language, and Prince’s outstretched hand. Colliding with the grand figures of late ’80s and early ’90s pop culture, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to American Radiance!