Seven recent University of Illinois Press books have been recognized as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice.

Title: From Papyrus to Hypertext: Toward the Universal Digital Library
Author: Christian Vandendorpe, translated by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott

Title: Divas on Screen: Black Women in American Film
Author: Mia Mask

Title: Written in Red: The Communist Memoir in Spain
Author: Gina Herrmann

Title: Universal Women: Filmmaking and Institutional Change in Early Hollywood
Author: Mark Garrett Cooper

Title: Refiguring Mass Communication: A History
Author: Peter Simonson

Cover for SOLOMON: Disappearing Tricks: Silent Film, Houdini, and the New Magic of the Twentieth Century. Click for larger imageTitle: Disappearing Tricks: Silent Film, Houdini, and the New Magic of the Twentieth Century
Author: Matthew Solomon

Title: Afghanistan in the Cinema
Author: Mark Graham

This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 668 books and electronic resources chosen by the Choice editorial staff from among the 7,292 titles reviewed by Choice during the past year. These works have been selected for their excellence in scholarship and presentation, the significance of the contribution to their field, and their value as important, and often the first, treatment of their subject.

Congratulations to all of the authors.

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