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Chuck Sidelines

His Life's Work

by Michael MacCambridge

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Noll’s affinity to educate -- ‘Play the way you’ve been coached’ -- leads to a super start

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Spring 2017 catalog book list

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Good Morning Heartache

by Cheryl Dumesnil



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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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  • Milk Black Carbon / Joan Naviyuk Kane
  • Spirit Boxing / Afaa Michael Weaver
  • Chuck Noll: His Life's Work /Michael MacCambridge
  • The Life Organic / Eric L. Peterson
  • Dog Years / Melissa Yancy
  • The Force of Custom / Judith Beyer
  •  Cleansing the Czechoslovak Borderlands / Eagle Glassheim
  •  Practicing Islam: David Montgomery

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Author Events

Lynn Emanuel

The Nerve Of It

January 19, 8 p.m.
Palm Beach Poetry Festival
with Daisy Fried
Crest Theatre at Old School Square
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444

Martha Rhodes

The Thin Wall

January 20, 2 p.m.
Palm Beach Poetry Festival
with Terrance Hayes
Crest Theatre at Old School Square
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444

Daisy Fried

Women's Poetry

January 20, 8 p.m.
Palm Beach Poetry Festival
with Carl Phillips & Nickole Brown
Crest Theatre at Old School Square
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444

Christopher Buckley

Star Journal

January 26, 6:30 p.m.
Los Osos Library-Orcutt
175 Broadway St.
Orcutt, CA 93455

Afaa Michael Weaver

Spirit Boxing

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


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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 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.

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