Christopher Thornton is a professor of writing at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. He has worked as a special correspondent to the U.S. State Department’s International Information Program, writing feature stories on Arab and Muslim life in the United … Continue reading From the Desk of Christopher Thornton: The Real Iran
Former President George H. W. Bush died last Friday at his home in Houston, TX, at the age of 94. His wife, former First Lady Barbara Bush, died this past April. Before his term as the 41st President of the … Continue reading Remembering President George H. W. Bush
Carol Gelderman is a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of New Orleans. She has written eight books, including A Free Man of Color and His Hotel (Potomac Books, 2012). James Wormley, the free man of color of the book’s … Continue reading From the Desk of Carol Gelderman: James A. Wormley, States’ Rights, and the Federal Government
August Staff Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books where our noses have been buried. The Simple Art of Murder … Continue reading What We’re Reading
The following is an excerpt from Fit for the Presidency?: Winners, Losers, What-Ifs, and Also-Rans (January 2017) by Seymour Morris Jr. Morris is a former political pollster, head of corporate communications, and international entrepreneur. He is the author of American History Revised: 200 Facts … Continue reading Excerpt: Fit for the Presidency?
Around the university, we hear a lot of “Go Big Red,” but we’re just as proud to add white and blue to the mix. Below are some of our more patriotic book covers. Continue reading Covering July 4th in Red, White, and Blue