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
Title: 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.