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Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Press is a leading academic publisher specializing in the humanities & social sciences.
Interests: Books, journals, scholarship, publishing, Indiana, Midwest, education, Africa, Jewish Studies, Film, Media, GLBTQ, Asia, Fiction, Nonfiction, Global Studies, International Studies, Holocaust, Religion, Literature, Russia, East Europe, Eurasia, Middle East, Philosophy, History, Indiana University, Science, Paleontology, Sociology, Music, Ethnomusicology, Anthropology, Folklore
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Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. To commemorate this occasion, we offer the following reading selections from our books and journals to help further your understanding of antisemitism and the Holocaust: Available this September Girl My Childhood and the Second World... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Indiana University Press blog
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Indiana doesn't officially turn 200 until December 11, but we've got an early birthday present for Hoosier residents: From now until May 16, you can save 30-60% off select Indiana titles during our Bicentennial Book Sale! Celebrate all our state... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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Margaret Bourke-White and the Dawn of Apartheid Alex Lichtenstein and Rick Halpern "A beautiful book, touching and powerful." —Actuphoto In 1949, Life sent Margaret Bourke-White to South Africa to take photographs in a country that was becoming racially polarized by... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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Happy Short Story Month! Are you looking for something new to read? Short stories are a great way to sample and discover a writer that appeals to you! So take just a (little) bit of time this May to celebrate... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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Read an excerpt Five years ago today, a devastating EF-4 tornado ripped through Tuscaloosa, Alabama, killing as many as 65 people and injuring 1,500. Author B. J. Hollars, his wife, and their future son endured the onslaught this tornado. There,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Happy Earth Day, Indiana! As many Hoosiers know, our state has a wealth of natural beauty. Author Steven Higgs has personally explored 119 wild and natural areas in southern Indiana, and shares his expertise on these places in his new... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Earlier this month, Independent Publisher named the medal winners in its 20th annual IPPY Awards. These awards were established to bring more attention to the important work published by independent authors and publishers. We're pleased to announce that four IU... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Happy 85th birthday today to former Indiana congressman and Presidential Medal of Freedom winner Lee Hamilton! We're celebrating his birthday and the upcoming Indiana bicentennial by giving away a copy of his new book Congress, Presidents, and American Politics. Kirkus... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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“Find your one true love and live happily ever after.” The trials of love and desire provide perennial story material, from the Biblical Song of Songs to Disney’s princesses, but perhaps most provocatively in the romance novel, a genre known... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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This month, we continue the celebration of our state's literary heritage with a new post by B.J. Hollars in our Indiana Bicentennial Bookshelf blog series. This series is written by Hoosier authors about their favorite Indiana books and writers. B.J.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Happy #IUDay! We're celebrating with a giveaway of some of our IU-themed books, including: Being Lucky: Reminiscences and Reflections by Herman B Wells David Baker: A Legacy in Music by Monika Herzig Days of Knight: How the General Changed My... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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IU Day might not officially start until next Tuesday, but we're beginning the celebration a little early with a great deal for all who love IU! From now until April 12, you can save 40% off our IU-related books (including... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Translated into English for the first time, this dark and suspenseful novel by Boubacar Boris Diop tells the story of a fictitious West African country caught in the grip of civil war. The dispassionate and deadpan narrator, Asante Kroma, is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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On Friday, May 20, 2016, IU Press will look to answer the question “What is a Hoosier?” as residents from all 92 Indiana counties are invited to submit photos of their lives taken on this one day in May. Photographs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following piece was originally posted by Claire Arbogast on her blog. Virginia always takes me by surprise. I’ll be rearranging my NetFlix queue or doing some other essential but non-essential thing—cooking, dusting, or paying bills—and a green flash of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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We continue our countdown to the state bicentennial with another Indiana-related book giveaway on our blog. This month you'll have a chance to win a copy of Riley Child-Rhymes with Hoosiers Pictures by James Whitcomb Riley and illustrated by Will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Why does the narrative of finding your one true love and living happily ever after dominate the romance novel? In this IU Press podcast, Happily Ever After author Catherine M. Roach, alongside her romance-writer alter-ego, Catherine LaRoche, guides the reader... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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"In this riveting debut collection of lyric essays . . . the author delves deep into the heart of past atrocities while probing the motivations of the living to memorialize, and he comes to some provocative conclusions. . . .... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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By Andreas Staab “Are you a Eurosceptic?” is a question that is frequently asked by my students and clients. Of course, it all depends on your definition of Eurosceptic. It is in the nature of my job—whether as a teacher... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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By Douglas Wissing I'm as Hoosier as you get. Descended from French fur traders who came here in the 18th century and an Alsatian French Foreign Legionnaire who started—what else?—a brewery, I have been thinking about Indiana and its unexpected... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Spring break starts today at IU and many other schools across the country. What could be better than relaxing with a good book during your time off? We're making it easier than ever to find a great read at an... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Calling all IU students, alumni, faculty, staff, and anyone else who loves IU: we invite you to celebrate IU Day with us on April 12! During this online, worldwide celebration of Indiana University, Hoosiers are asked to share their spirit,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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On April 27, 2011, just days after learning of their pregnancy, B. J. Hollars, his wife, and their future son endured the onslaught of an EF-4 tornado. There, while huddled in a bathtub in their Alabama home, mortality flashed before... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Translated into English for the first time, this dark and suspenseful novel by Boubacar Boris Diop tells the story of a fictitious West African country caught in the grip of civil war. The dispassionate and deadpan narrator, Asante Kroma, is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
Hi Cathy, the book should be available in August. I'll put you on our email list so you'll receive notification when it's out. Thanks for your interest! -Laura
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