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Opening the book on a new direction.

LogoUPNE launched the ForeEdge trade imprint in Spring 2014. All of our books for a national, general interest audience on the subjects of history, politics, true crime, music, and other popular topics now carry this imprint. In book production, “fore-edge” refers to the front edge of the book, opposite the spine. While the spine of a book keeps it all together, it is the fore-edge that transforms the artifact of the book into a form of mental and emotional transport. Enjoy. Click here for the complete list.
Recent and Forthcoming Titles

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Maximum Harm:
The Tsarnaev Brothers, the FBI, and the Road to the Marathon Bombing


Michele R. McPhee

The chaos, complicity, and deadly consequences of the Boston Marathon bombing

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The Decibel Diaries:
A Journey through Rock in 50 Concerts


Carter Alan

An insider’s tour of rock through 50 memorable concertsr

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Escape from Dannemora:
Richard Matt, David Sweat, and the Great Adirondack Manhunt


Michael Benson

The complete story of the prison break and manhunt that kept America spellbound

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Hot Hands, Draft Hype, and DiMaggio's Streak:
Debunking America's Favorite Sports Myths


Sheldon Hirsch

Proof that everything you thought you knew about sports is wrong


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The Private Life of an Unloved Bird


Katie Fallon

Perfectly adapted to its place in nature, the vulture retains its bad reputation. But is it deserved?

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Environmental Collapse and the Future of Energy


Kaz Makabe

The failure of complex systems, and the future of energy