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78 rpms on a Piper's Dream

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The University of Pittsburgh Press proudly celebrates its 80th year of academic publishing in 2016.


Our Latest Titles
  • Kaleidoscope of Poland / Swan
  • Dividing Hispaniola / Edward Paulino
  • Reading Junot Díaz / Gonzalez
  • Building Modern Turkey / Kezer
  • Science as it Could Have Been / Soler, Trizio, and Pickering
  • World's Fairs on the Eve of War / Kargon, Fiss, Molella, & Low
  • Epidemics, Empire, and Environments / Zeheter


Congratulations to Nate Marshall, whose book Wild Hundreds has won the 2016 BCALA Literary Award, poetry category. The book has also won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, and is a finalist for the NAACP Image Award.

Congratulations to Ross Gay, whose book Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude has been named as a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, poetry category, and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. The book was also a finalist for the National Book Award, and NAACP Image Award.

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Spring catalog of new books


Author Events

Jesse Lee Kercheval

The Invisible Bridge / El Puente Invisible

February 12, 7 p.m.
McNally Jackson Bookstore
52 Prince St.
New York, NY 10012

Rickey Laurentiis

Boy with Thorn

February 16, 6 p.m.
Centenary College
400 Jefferson St.
Hackettstown, NJ 07840


Paisley Rekdal

Animal Eye

February 18, 7:30 p.m.
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Beth Bachmann

Do Not Rise

February 18, 5 p.m.
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21210



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Announcements

Congratulations to Melissa Yancy, winner of the 2016 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, for her short story collection Dog Years. Read the press release.

Congratulations to Miriam Bird Greenberg, winner of the 2015 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, for her collection In the Volcano’s Mouth. Read the press release.

Nicholas Rescher, Pitt professor and author of over 100 books, including, most recently, A Journey through Philosophy in 101 Anecdotes, has been awarded the Helmholtz Medal, in recognition of his lifetime contributions to philosophy. Bestowed every other year on a scientist or scholar of international note, the twelve latest recipients include four Nobel Laureates. Read the article.

Congratluations to Per Anders Rudling, whose book, The Rise and Fall of Belarusian Nationalism, 1906–1931 has been named a winner of the 2015 Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES.)

In the Illuminated Dark: Selected Poems of Tuvia Ruebner, a co-publication of Hebrew Union College Press and University of Pittsburgh Press, has been shortlisted for the 2015 National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose from the Literary Translators Association. Congratulations to translator Rachel Tzvia Back. Details here.


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