Author Archives: michael

For the month of September, to coincide with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History annual meeting September 24-28 in Memphis, we have lowered the e-book list price of three titles in the University of Illinois Press … Continue reading

Judy McCulloh, who worked at the University of Illinois Press for 35 years and was recognized for building our music and folklore lists during her tenure, died at home during the early morning of Sunday, July 13.  She had been … Continue reading

For the month of July we have lowered the e-book list price of four music titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Carla Bley by Amy C. Beal This is the first comprehensive treatment of the remarkable … Continue reading

Need some Illinois travel ideas? In Exploring Nature in Illinois: A Field Guide to the Prairie State naturalists Michael Jeffords and Susan Post explore fifty preserves, forests, restoration areas, and parks, bringing an expert view to wildlife and landscapes and … Continue reading

Our thoughts are with the family of Celia Shapland, a longtime colleague who passed away Tuesday morning.

Watch the book trailer for the new edition of AIA Guide to Chicago. The book will debut Saturday, June 7 at the Printers Row Lit Fest where Zurich Esposito, Executive Vice President of AIA Chicago, and co-editor Laurie McGovern Petersen, … Continue reading

For the month of June we have lowered the e-book list price of two Illinois titles to $2.99. Click direct links below to purchase from your favorite online eBook seller. Picturing Illinois: Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo by … Continue reading

Today we say goodbye to one of our student workers, Kate Cullen, who graduates from the University of Illinois this coming Saturday. Best wishes and thank you for your good work!

For the month of May we have lowered the e-book list price of all four Modern Masters of Science Fiction titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Greg Egan by Karen Burnham Greg Egan publishes works that … Continue reading

For the month of May we have lowered the eBook list price of Jonathan Eller’s Becoming Ray Bradbury to $2.99. Link to the buy options below. Becoming Ray Bradbury chronicles the making of an iconic American writer by exploring Ray Bradbury’s … Continue reading