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College of Liberal Arts history professor James Hansen’s book, "First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong," is now a two-time New York Times bestselling book. Hansen’s biography of the first man on the moon was a New York Times bestseller when it was first released by Simon and Schuster in 2005. Now, the updated edition from 2012, subtitled “The Essential Biography," has made the Times’ list again in connection with the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission for which Armstrong served as commander. In 2014, Hansen published another biography, "A Difficult Par: Robert Trent Jones Sr. and the Making of Modern Golf," from Gotham Books/Penguin. The book has been nominated for the Herbert Warren Wind Award, a prize given by the United States Golf Association for the year’s best golf book.