The Best of the University Press: Recommendations for Smarter Reading

In Honor of University Press Week


Environmental Justice in a Moment of DangerAmerican Studies Now: Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger by Julie Sze
(University of California Press)

A Decent Life

A Decent Life: Morality for the Rest of Us by Todd May
(University of Chicago Press)

American Values Religious Voices

American Values, Religious Voices: 100 Days, 100 Letters edited by Andrea L. Weiss and Lisa M. Weinberger
(University of Cincinnati Press)

Sudden Spring

Sudden Spring: Stories of Adaptation in a Climate-Changed South by Rick Van Noy
(University of Georgia Press)

Fukushima Fiction

Fukushima Fiction: The Literary Landscape of Japan’s Triple Disaster by Rachel DiNitto
(University of Hawaii Press)

All our trials

All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence by Emily L. Thuma
(University of Illinois Press)

Nitinikiau Innusi I Keep the land alive

Nitinikiau Innusi: I Keep the Land Alive by Tshaukuesh Elizabeth Penashue, edited by Elizabeth Yeoman
(University of Manitoba Press)

#identity hashtagging

#identity edited by Abigail De Kosnik and Keith P. Feldman
(University of Michigan Press)

Standing with Standing Rock

Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement edited by Nick Estes and Jaskiran Dhillon
(University of Minnesota Press)

The Myth of Coequal Branches

The Myth of Coequal Branches: Restoring the Constitution’s Separation of Functions by David J. Siemers
(University of Missouri Press)

Bury My Heart At Chuck E Cheese's

Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s by Author Tiffany Midge
(University of Nebraska Press)

Because the light will not forgive me

Because the Light Will Not Forgive Me: Essays from a Poet by Shaun T. Griffin
(University of Nevada Press)

To Serve the People

To Serve the People: My Life Organizing with Cesar Chavez and the Poor by LeRoy Chatfield, with Jorge Mariscal
(University of New Mexico Press)

justice power politics

Justice, Power, and Politics, series editors Heather Ann Thompson and Rhonda Y. Williams
(University of North Carolina Press)

Nannie Helen Burroughs

Nannie Helen Burroughs: A Documentary Portrait of an Early Civil Rights Pioneer, 1900–1959 by Nannie Helen Burroughs, edited and annotated by Kelisha B. Graves
(University of Notre Dame Press)

indigenous food sovereignty

Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States Restoring Cultural Knowledge, Protecting Environments, and Regaining Health edited by Devon A. Mihesuah and Elizabeth Hoover
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Driving in Cars with homeless men

Driving in Cars with Homeless Men by Kate Wisel
(University of Pittsburgh Press)

We the people

We the People: Portraits of Veterans in America by Mary Whyte
(University of South Carolina Press)

Chicana Movidas

Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era by Dionne Espinoza, María Eugenia Cotera, and Maylei Blackwell
(University of Texas Press)

Resurgence and Reconciliation

Resurgence and Reconciliation: Indigenous-Settler Relations and Earth Teachings edited by Michael Asch, John Borrows, and James Tully
(University of Toronto Press)

reimagining a place for the wild

Reimagining a Place for the Wild edited by Leslie Miller, Louise Excell, and Christopher Smart
(University of Utah Press)

Toni Morrison Goodness

Goodness and the Literary Imagination by Toni Morrison, edited by David Carrasco
(University of Virginia Press)

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