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Fall 2016 catalog book list

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Make Full Use of What Happens to You

by Sharon Dolin






  • Biking through History on the Great Allegheny Passage Trail / Muller & Wiegman
  • Drawing the Holocaust / Michael Kraus
  • Global Scientific Practice in an Age of Revolutions, 1750–1850 / Manning & Rood, eds.
  • Exploratory Experiments / Friedrich Steinle
  • The Andean Wonder Drug / Matthew James Crawford
  • Old Age, New Science / Hyung Wook Park
  • A Negotiated Landscape / Jasper Rubin
  • Greetings, Pushkin! / James Brooks Platt
  • The State as Investment Market / Johan Engvall
  • After Human Rights / Fernando J. Rosenberg
  • Slave Emancipation and Transformations ... / Celso Thomas Castilho

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Author Events

Martha Collins

Admit One: An American Scrapbook

July 12, 7 p.m.
Feather Stone Center for the Arts
30 Feather Stone Road
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

David Hernandez

Dear, Sincerely

August 2, 8 p.m.
Coffee Cartel
1820 Catalina Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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Congratulations to Edward Murphy, whose book For a Proper Home won the 2016 Southern Cone Studies Section Social Sciences Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association.

Congratulations to Rickey Laurentiis, whose poetry book Boy with Thorn, won the 2016 Levis Reading Prize from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Congratulations to Pitt poet Iliana Rocha, whose book Karankawa, won the 2016 Society of Midland Authors Literary Award (poetry category).

Congratulations to Martin Melosi, recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award for the American Society for Environmentl History.

Congratulations to Risa Applegarth, author of Rhetoric in American Anthropology: Gender, Genre, and Science, winner of the 2016 CCCC Outstanding Book Award (monography category). The book was praised for making “an important contribution to research on disciplinary rhetorics and genre.” Applegarth’s honor marks the third time in five years that a UPP title from our Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture has won this prize.

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.

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

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