Publicist Picks: Planet Building, the King of Surfing, and Other May Books

Rosemary Sekora and Anna Weir represent Team Publicity at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in May. Rosemary Sekora: In an incredible plot twist, all of … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Planet Building, the King of Surfing, and Other May Books

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Books Washington Merry-Go-Round by Drew Pearson Edited by Peter Hannaford Review from the New Yorker: “This new installment shows even more convincingly the extent of Pearson’s direct involvement in politics, often at the Presidential level, and the degree to which it derived not just from standard elements of ego and competitiveness but also from an emotionally committed world view.” You Will Never See Any God by Ervin D. Krause Edited by Timothy Schaffert Attention from the Chicago Tribune: “Schaffert later reached out to Loretta, who’d saved all of her husband’s work. In 2014, Bison Books, the trade imprint of the University … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS

From the desk of C. Richard King: Hate Masked as Honor

C. Richard King is Professor of Ethnic Studies at Washington State University at Pullman and the author and editor of several books, including Team Spirits: The Native American Mascot Controversy and Unsettling America: Indianness in the Contemporary World. His new book, Redskins: Insult and … Continue reading From the desk of C. Richard King: Hate Masked as Honor

Introducing a new blog series: Where in the West Is Mark Spitzer

Mark Spitzer is not just a fisherman, he is a lover of fish. As a nationally known author (Seasons of the Gar, Return of the Gar), writing about fish and their issues is what he does best. In this new blog series, Spitzer shares his experiences traveling the American West while researching a select number of freshwater fish, some of  which are considered monstrous or freaky or hideously grotesque. During this time of planetary crisis—with mass species extinction, global warming, rapid deforestation, oil spills, and increasing numbers of hurricanes, droughts, and floods—the preservation of specific niches of the ecosystem is … Continue reading Introducing a new blog series: Where in the West Is Mark Spitzer