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by Michael MacCambridge

The only football coach to
ever win 4 Super Bowls
in 4 attempts.

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Spring 2017 catalog book list

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The Straits

by Joan Naviyuk Kane



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August Wilson

August Wilson's Fences, winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for drama, is featured in our book AUGUST WILSON: THREE PLAYS

The screenplay for the new movie FENCES starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis was written by August Wilson shortly before his death in 2005.

August Wilson

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Fidel Castro in 1978.
Photo by Marcelo Montecino.

The recent passing of Cuban leader Fidel Castro will have a significant impact on Cuba, its relations with the world, and the United States.

An article by Lisandro Perez, published in Cuban Studies 39, offers powerful insights on the future of a post-Castro Cuba: Read the article

Since 1985, the University of Pittsburgh Press, through its Cuban Studies Series has been a leading publisher of scholarly essays on Cuban politics, economics, literature, culture, and many other topics.

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Author Events

Afaa Michael Weaver

Spirit Boxing

February 2, 7 p.m.
Allegheny College
Tillotson Room, Tippie Alumni Center
520 N. Main St.
Meadville, PA 16335

Christopher Buckley

Star Journal

February 7, 1:30 p.m.
Reedley College
995 N. Reed Ave.
Reedley, CA 93654

February 8, 4 p.m.
Fresno City College
1101 E. University Ave.
Fresno, CA 93741

February 9, 11:30 a.m.
Porterville Community College
100 E. College Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257

Denise Duhamel


February 18, 4 p.m.
Broward County Library
with Barbara Nightingale
100 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

February 26, 4 p.m.
Books and Books
265 Aragon Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Martha Rhodes

The Thin Wall

February 27, 8 p.m.
Blacksmith House
56 Brattle St.
Cambridge, MA 02138


Martha Collins

Admit One

March 2, 7 p.m.
Collected Poets Series
with Lee Sharkey
Mocha Maya’s
47 Bridge St.
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370

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Congratulations to Miriam bird Greenberg, whose book In the Volcano's Mouth won the 2017 Bob Bush Memorial Award for Best First Book of Poetry from the Texas Institiute of Letters.

Congratulations to William Wall, winner of the 2017 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for his short story collection The Islands, which will be published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Fall 2017. Read the Press Release.

Congratulations to Tace Hedrick, whose book Chica Lit was named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2016 by ALA-Choice.

Congratulations to Nate Marshall, winner of the 2017 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award (poetry category) for his collection Wild Hundreds. Read the GLCA press release.

Congratulations to Ivo and Slavko Godstein, whose book The Holocaust in Croatia was a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Award (Holocaust category).

Congratulations Rickey Laurentiis, whose book Boy with Thorn is a finalist for the 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award.

Congratulations to Erin Adair-Hodges of Albuquerque, New Mexico, winner of the 2016 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize for her collection, Let’s All Die Happy. It will be published next fall by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Read the Press Release.

Congratulations to Rachel Tzvia Back, translator of In the Illuminated Dark: Selected Poems of Tuvia Ruebner, winner of the prestigious Risa Domb/Porjes Hebrew-English Translation Prize. The triennial award is sponsored by the Porjes Trust and administered by the Jewish Book Council, in association with the Society of Authors and the Times Literary Supplement. It includes a cash award of $2500.

Congratulations to Michael David-Fox, who was awarded the fifth annual Historia Nova Prize for Best Book on Russian Intellectual and Cultural History for Crossing Borders: Modernity, Ideology, and Culture in Russia and the Soviet Union. The award was established in 2012 by the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation and Academic Studies Press.

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

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