Category Archives: eBooks

Giveaway alert! We’re offering a free ebook of OCTAVIA E. BUTLER by Gerry Canavan during November. Butler’s experiences as an African American woman in the world of white male-dominated science fiction writing informed her career as a science fiction author. … Continue reading

Giveaway alert! We’re offering a free ebook copy of  Sex Workers, Psychics and Numbers Runners: Black Women in New York City’s Underground Economy by LaShawn Harris during October. During the 20th century, a diverse group of African American women carved … Continue reading

It’s the season of reading and to celebrate, we’ve made all our e-books $4.99! Yup. You read that correctly. You can get your favorite UIP e-books for less than five dollars! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to pack … Continue reading

From yesterday’s press release: March 6, 2017 (New York, NY)—Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new partner presses to its University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform. The University of Illinois Presswill go live on … Continue reading

The latest e-book in our trendsetting Common Threads series, Immigrant Identity and the Politics of Citizenship draws on decades of scholarship to provide the context for current discussions about immigration, a topic of national importance and without a doubt one of the flash points of … Continue reading

This fall University of Illinois Press Journals is publishing the first in a series of e-books that bring together related journal content into a single volume. The Common Threads series of e-books allow the reader to experience several thematically-related scholarly articles … Continue reading

To coincide with multiple music meetings in November 2014, we are offering eBook versions of four University of Illinois Press music titles on sale for $4.99. The sale will run through November 30. Making the March King: John Philip Sousa’s Washington … 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

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