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Fall 2016 catalog book list

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Incident at La Brea and Sunset

by Arthur Vogelsang






  • Muller & Wiegman / Biking through History on the Great Allegheny Passage Trail
  • Michael Kraus / Drawing the Holocaust
  • Friedrich Steinle / Exploratory Experiments
  • Rasha Diab / Shades of Sulh
  • Matthew James Crawford / The Andean Wonder Drug
  • Hyung Wook Park / Old Age, New Science
  • City on Fire / Anna Rose Alexander
  • James E. Casteel / Russia in the German Global Imaginary
  • The State as Investment Market / Johan Engvall
  • Orchard & Padilla / Bridges, Borders & Breaks
  • After Human Rights / Fernando J. Rosenberg
  • Slave Emancipation and Transformations ... / Celso Thomas Castilho


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Author Events

Nate Marshall

Rickey Laurentiis

Lynn Emanuel

Martha Collins

Bryant Park Reading Series

June 7, 7 p.m.

Bryant Park Reading Room
42nd St. between 5th and 6th Aves.
New York, NY 10018

Martha Collins

Admit One: An American Scrapbook

June 23, 7 p.m.
Hastings Room Reading Series
with Simeon Berry, Natasha Saje
First Church Congregational
22 Garden St.
Cambridge, MA 012138

Chard deNiord


June 23, 7 p.m.
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
1171 Main St.
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

David Hernandez

Dear, Sincerely

June 24, 8 p.m.
Golden West College
Community Room 102
15744 Goldenwest St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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Congratulations to Edward Murphy, whose book For a Proper Home won the 2016 Southern Cone Studies Section Social Sciences Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association.

Congratulations to Rickey Laurentiis, whose poetry book Boy with Thorn, won the 2016 Levis Reading Prize from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Congratulations to Pitt poet Iliana Rocha, whose book Karankawa, won the 2016 Society of Midland Authors Literary Award (poetry category).

Congratulations to Martin Melosi, recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award for the American Society for Environmentl History.

Congratulations to Risa Applegarth, author of Rhetoric in American Anthropology: Gender, Genre, and Science, winner of the 2016 CCCC Outstanding Book Award (monography category). The book was praised for making “an important contribution to research on disciplinary rhetorics and genre.” Applegarth’s honor marks the third time in five years that a UPP title from our Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture has won this prize.

Congratulations to Melissa Yancy, winner of the 2016 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, for her short story collection Dog Years. Read the press release.

Congratulations to Miriam Bird Greenberg, winner of the 2015 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, for her collection In the Volcano’s Mouth. Read the press release.

The University of Pittsburgh Press proudly celebrates its 80th year of publishing in 2016.

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