Books The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings Jeffrey L. Rubenstein Review in The Lehrhaus: “The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings provides a window into the profound wisdom of Hazal for scholar and layman alike . . . We are … Continue reading News and Reviews
This July will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In celebration of this enormous milestone the University of Nebraska Press is offering a 50% discount on its celebrated spaceflight books. From the unsung heroes of mission … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794–1796 Jean-Baptiste Truteau Edited by Raymond J. DeMallie, Douglas R. Parks, and Robert Vézina Praise from Anthropological Lingustics: “This magnificent edition is the fruit of many … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books Finding a New Midwestern History Jon K. Lauck Review by the Russell Kirk Center: “…the chapters cover a wealth of topics. Many of the authors take a fairly conventional approach to the region—there are the customary chapters, for example, … Continue reading News and Reviews
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
Author Honors Margaret Jacobs Author a earned membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Books Almost Yankees The Summer of ’81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You’ve Never Heard Of J. David Herman Feature on MiLB: “Almost Yankees … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to When We Were Ghouls: A Memoir of Ghost Stories by Amy E. Wallen. About the Book: When Amy E. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to When We Were Ghouls!
Books Publisher for the Masses: Emmanuel Haldeman-Julius R. Alton Lee Review in Times Literary Supplement: “Emanuel Haldeman-Julius was the publisher of the Little Blue Books, a series of paperbacks that for six decades offered American readers a wide variety of … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to The Rebounders: A Division I Basketball Journey by Amanda Ottaway. About the Book: Unlike the stories of most … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to The Rebounders!
Anna Weir is a publicist at UNP and described herself in her last Christmas card as a “Book Cheerleader.” Sitting on a neighbor’s couch this past Sunday, I chatted with a few new faces during the slower bits of … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: I am the Lorax