Potomac Books has a long and distinguished pedigree. Founded in 1983 as the U.S. imprint of Brassey’s, a renowned British publishing house established in the nineteenth century, Brassey’s-U.S. was acquired by Books International in 1999 and renamed Potomac Books in 2004.
The University of Nebraska Press bought Potomac Books in 2013, acquiring its impressive backlist in military history, politics, current events, international affairs, terrorism, intelligence, and national security. As a general-interest imprint of UNP, Potomac continues to build on its strong roots in these fields, keeping readers informed about the critical issues and challenges of today’s world.
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UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. “I’m currently reading The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir by André Leon Talley, in which Andr [...]
Recent and Upcoming Events Dale Scott was at Powell’s, Portland, OR on 6/8 Erik Sherman has an event with Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore, Middletown, CT on 6/9 Andrew Farkas has an event with Book Suey, Hamtramck, MI on 6/10 Reviews Private Way Review in Necessary Fiction: “For the [...]