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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Books The Rinehart Frames Starred review in Publishers Weekly: “In his electrifying debut, Mphanza presents a sustained project of ekphrasis and pastiche inspired by the work of African artists, Iranian film director Abbas Kiaro-stami, and the life and death of Congolese prime minister Patrice Lumumba. [...]
Congratulations to the following authors who have recently been recognized for their work. In the Lambda Literary Awards, Sacrament of Bodies by Romeo Oriogun is a finalist for Gay Poetry, and Nepantla Squared by Linda Heidenreich is a finalist for Transgender Nonfiction. In the Wester Writers of America 2021 Spur [...]