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Today is the beginning of Black History Month! To celebrate, we offer the following reading selections from our books and journals. We hope they will help enhance your understanding of important issues in African American studies. Forthcoming in paperback Oscar... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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The Year's Work in the Oddball Archive Edited by Jonathan P. Eburne and Judith Roof "A finely wrought collection of curiosities, The Year's Work in the Oddball Archive presents a surprising and original contribution that stretches our understanding of what... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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Set in a fictitious African nation, this novel by the distinguished writer Sony Labou Tansi takes aim at the corruption, degeneracy, violence, and repression of political life in Africa. At the heart of The Shameful State is the story of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Convinced that nothing has happened to him, Colin Rafferty travels to the sites of historic events to see the monuments and memorials erected there. In his new book Hallow This Ground, Rafferty ponders how these monuments work and what they... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Today is International 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: Witnessing the Robbing of the Jews A Photographic Album,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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By Gary Dunham Director of Indiana University Press and Digital Publishing In the beginning, middle, and end, a job is always about people, especially in publishing. As I have said many times, the staff at Indiana University Press are a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 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 Barbara Shoup in our Indiana Bicentennial Bookshelf blog series. This series is written by Hoosier authors about their favorite Indiana books and writers. By... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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We're starting the new year right by giving away more advance reading copies of our upcoming spring 2016 books on Goodreads than ever before! In fact, there are so many galleys, that I had to store the overflow under my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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We're excited to begin the countdown to Indiana's 200th birthday this December 11! To celebrate our state's bicentennial, we'll be giving away a copy of an Indiana-related book each month on our blog. The first book you'll have a chance... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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Deciphering the New Antisemitism Edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld "This volume, rich in information . . . is recommended as a valuable compilation of research and analysis that will help concerned readers track the evolution of anti-Semitism and determine which... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following interview with Douglas A. Wissing appears on our blog courtesy of the Indiana Historical Society. Take a sneak peek at Wissing's new book IN Writing in this excerpt. From scrambling over avalanche-choked passes in Tibet to track down... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Congratulations to June S., who won our Letters to Santa Claus holiday book giveaway! Here is the winning letter she submitted: Thanks to everyone who entered. We hope Santa brings you everything you want for Christmas! Learn more about Letters... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Today on the 199th anniversary of Indiana becoming a state, we are pleased to announce a new blog series to celebrate our state's literary heritage for the bicentennial next year. The Indiana Bicentennial Bookshelf series will feature our regional authors... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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The Facebook voting results are in, and Hoosiers have chosen to put this image on the cover of our crowdsourced book Undeniably Indiana: Congratulations to Thomas Brown, Jessica Howell, Mark Sean Orr, Steve Raymer, Mark Smith, James Sullivan, Mary Jo... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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One hundred years ago today, D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation began its record-breaking run in Atlanta. Less than a week before the film's Atlanta premiere, William Simmons launched a new incarnation of the Klan, which he advertised... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Meet seven IU Press authors and get books signed at the Indiana Historical Society's Holiday Author Fair this Saturday! The event takes place December 5 from 12 to 4 p.m. in the Eli Lilly Hall at the Eugene and Marilyn... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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The Shameful State Sony Labou Tansi Translated by Dominic Thomas Foreword by Alain Mabanckou "This book showcases Tansi’s incredible talent and his position, even in death, as one of Africa’s important voices." —Publishers Weekly Set in a fictitious African nation,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Beginning today, we along with the Indiana Review are accepting submissions for our Blue Light Books Prize! This prize will rotate each year between short story and poetry collections. The inaugural prize, awarded in 2016, will be for a short... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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We received an amazing response to the cover photo contest for our crowdsourced book Undeniably Indiana! After reviewing more than 200 photos, we created three possible cover designs for the book. Now it's your turn to help us pick which... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Watch the book trailer You're invited to take a (virtual) road trip with IU Press to Santa Claus, Indiana! On December 3, ten of our staff members will be volunteering at the Santa Claus Museum to help answer some of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Today concludes our week-long feature on readings for Jewish Book Month. We hope these books have helped increase your knowledge and awareness of important topics in Jewish studies. Our final set of reading selections covers historical, personal, and fictional perspectives... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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All this week, we're featuring some of our newest Jewish studies titles for Jewish Book Month. Today's reading selections are centered around the theme of Jewish identity: Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France Rebuilding Family and Nation Daniella Doron... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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All this week, we're featuring some of our newest Jewish studies titles for Jewish Book Month. The two book selections for today focus on Jewish literature and visual culture in the diaspora: Double Diaspora in Sephardic Literature Jewish Cultural Production... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Yesterday the White House announced that former Rep. Lee Hamilton is among the 17 recipients of this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom. This award is the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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All this week, we're featuring some of our newest Jewish studies titles for Jewish Book Month. Today we're focusing on two important Jewish theologians and scholars, Mordecai M. Kaplan and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Kaplan and Heschel were colleagues at the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog