University of Illinois Press at Book Expo 2018

We’re thrilled to be attending #BookExpo 2018 this year in New York City! Stop by booth #2766 May 31-June 1 and say hello! We’ve got some great new and forthcoming books that we’ll be showcasing, including:

Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army During World War II

By Sandra M. Bolzenius

We’ll be giving away 50 COPIES of this remarkable story at our booth, so make sure to stop by before they’re gone!




James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

by Joseph Vogel

Read an excerpt from the book in the Boston Review here!

Read a Q&A with Joseph Vogel here.




Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Transformed American Politics

By Jesse Berrett

“A superb cultural history.”–Publisher’s Weekly

Read a Q&A with Jesse Berrett here.




Hockey: A Global History 

By: Stephen Hardy and Andrew C. Holman

November 2018

The saga of how the coolest game changed the world–and vice versa.




Bill Monroe: The Life and Music of the Blue Grass Man 

By Tom Ewing

September 2018

From cradle to great, the comprehensive real story of Bill Monroe




Cinematic Encounters: Interviews and Dialogues

By Jonathan Rosenbaum

December 2018

The lively art of conversation with auteurs from Welles to Jarmusch




And those are just a few! Make sure to stop by and find out about other new and forthcoming titles we’re publishing, and if you haven’t yet, peruse our new catalog!

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager