Author Archives: michael

For the month of April we have lowered the e-book list price of five Asian American Experience titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. In Pursuit of Gold: Chinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West by … Continue reading

For the month of March we have lowered the e-book list price of 20+ titles in our Contemporary Film Directors series to $2.99. Click here to view the full list. David Lynch by Justus Nieland Nieland’s study offers striking new … Continue reading

For the month of February we have lowered the e-book list price of five Black History titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. King: A Biography, Third Edition by David Levering Lewis Acclaimed by leading historians and critics … Continue reading

David Banks, a Ph.D. student in Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer who took my course on gender, science, and technology a number of years ago, keeps his eyes peeled for feminist technologies. Recently he sent me the link to … Continue reading

To celebrate the holiday season we have lowered the eBook list price of Rachel in the World to $2.99 (through January 15). Author Jane Bernstein thought that learning to accept her daughter’s disabilities meant her struggles were over. But as … Continue reading

Barrelhouse Words: A Blues Dialect Dictionary By Stephen Calt To celebrate the holiday season we have lowered the eBook list price of Barrelhouse Words: A Blues Dialect Dictionary to $2.99 (through January 15). This fascinating compendium explains the most unusual, obscure, … Continue reading

Honey, I’m Homemade: Sweet Treats from the Beehive across the Centuries and around the World edited by May Berenbaum To celebrate the holiday season we have lowered the eBook list price of Honey, I’m Homemade: Sweet Treats from the Beehive … Continue reading

The Organs of J. S. Bach: A Handbook by Christoph Wolff and Markus Zepf To celebrate the holiday season we have lowered the eBook list price of The Organs of J. S. Bach: A Handbook to $2.99 (through January 15). The … Continue reading

Zane Grey: His Life, His Adventures, His Women by Thomas H. Pauly To celebrate the holiday season we have lowered the eBook list price of Zane Grey: His Life, His Adventures, His Women to $2.99 (through January 15). When it was … Continue reading

Every December since 2007 we have posted a list of our favorite pop culture nuggets of the year. The University of Illinois Press Best of 2013 edition is in alphabetical order by staff member’s last name. Angela Burton, Rights & Permissions … Continue reading