Introducing our third virtual book tour, Women’s West! The secret to telling any great tale about the U.S. West is to make it an inclusive story with lots of historical actors from different backgrounds, places, and cultures. Decades ago, Bison … Continue reading Virtually Bison Books: Women’s West
Winner of the Western Literature Association Distinguished Achievement Award, Mary Clearman Blew is back with a new kind of Western story in her novel, Sweep Out the Ashes (Bison Books, 2019). Set in 1970s Verailles, Montana, it reveals that what we … Continue reading New from Mary Clearman Blew
UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. We’re especially excited to get some extra reading in over the holiday break. Some of these titles are related to winter and … Continue reading What We’re Reading Over the Holidays
This week is the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association Fall Discovery Show in Denver, Colorado. UNP will be displaying must-have Fall books, new giveaways, exciting show specials for booksellers, and free advanced reader copies! Below are just a few … Continue reading 2018 Fall Discovery Show Preview
Joe Green is a retired high school English teacher from Minden, Nebraska. He annotated the new Bison Classic edition of A Cycle of the West by John G. Neihardt (August 2018). The Capacity for Courage When I retired from high school … Continue reading From the Desk of Joe Green: The Capacity for Courage
The following has been excerpted from Historical Archaeology Through a Western Lens, edited and with an introduction by Mark Warner and Margaret Pruser (June 2017). This book is the latest in the Historical Archaeology of the American West series. Introduction Historical Archaeology Through … Continue reading EXCERPT: Historical Archaeology Through a Western Lens
Mark Spitzer loves fish and he loves to 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 blog series, Spitzer shares his … Continue reading Where in the West Is Mark Spitzer?
As the largest and most diversified press between Chicago and California, the University of Nebraska Press is best known for publishing works in Native studies, history, sports, anthropology, geography, American studies, and creative works. In celebration of the press’s seventy-fifth anniversary, the staff has selected … Continue reading 75 Significant Books, Part Three