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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This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Twenty years ago, almost 3,000 people were killed when two planes were flown into the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York, along with a third plane hitting the Pentagon and the fourth crashing into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The aftermath [...]
Book Disparates Review in Lit Pub: “If you love the personal essay, or are open to learning to love it, the freewheeling, luminous, disparate Patrick Madden is well worth the time.” Bad Tourist Review in Tahoe Mountain News: “Raw and humorous, the memoir covers 15 countries, four c [...]