MEDIA and IN THE NEWS
Soup for Syria: Recipes to Celebrate
Our Shared Humanity by Barbara Abdeni Massaad (9781566560894
Publishing) is a much sought-after book, with donations going
to fund food and medical relief for Syrian refugees. Immigrant
Cookbook by Lelyla Moushabeck (9781566560382
Publishing), featured as one of The Village Voice's Best Food
Books also will donate to the ACLU for each copy sold.
Author Ren Behan
of Wild Honey & Rye: Modern Polish Recipes (9781623719982
Publishing) was interviewed by the food editor for the
National Post, and Postmedia newspapers, for an article that ran May
25th and featured recipes and photographs.
AWARD WINNERS and NOMINEES and NOTABLE
Alou: My Baseball Journey by Felipe Alou (9781496201522
University of Nebraska Press) is a bestseller and the #1
baseball according to Amazon.ca, and has been frequently reviewed on
sports shows and podcasts.
Woman Walk the Line by Holly Gleason (9781477313916
Press of Texas) winner of the Belmont University Country
Music Book of the Year, was also featured on the New York Times Best Music
Books 2017. People magazine called it
"a rhapsodic, moving look at music's transformative power". Don't miss
A Spy in the House of Loud by Chris Stamey (9781477316221
Press of Texas) was reviewed by Canadian writer David
Brackett on his Critics at Large website, and it has also been reviewed
in the Wall Street Journal.
The Aleppo Cookbook:
Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria by
Marlene Matar (97815666569972
Interlink Publishing) was selected
as one of the top 10 cookbooks of 2017 by Booklist, is now
available in trade paper.
The Know-It-Alls by Noam Cohen (9781620972106
The New Press),
has been included on the Huffington Post's "5 Hot Books" of 2017. Also
from The New Press, The Kids: The Children of LGBTQ Parents in the
USA by Gabriela Herman (9781620973677) has been included in an
8-page feature in the new Conde Nast publication, Them.
RECOMMENDATIONS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Country Music USA
50th Anniversary Edition by Bill C Malone (9781477315354
of Texas Press) will be used as the basis for Ken Burn's new
series on country music coming to PBS in 2019.
Birds At My Table
by Darryl Jones (9781501710780
Cornell University Press) is just one of the many books that
will be displayed at the upcoming International Ornithological Congress
in Vancouver, BC August 25 - 29, 2018.
by Jennifer Fink (9781573660648
University of Alabama Press) did
signings and readings both in Toronto and Montréal in early June. The
book's heroine is a Toronto academic.
Contradictions of Pension Fund Capitalism edited by Kevin
Cornell University Press) was launched
in Toronto at the Steelworker's Hall in late March. Other events,
included an Ottawa launch in May 2018.
by Leslie Tepper, along with BC based co-authors, (9780803296923
University of Nebraska Press) recently had a very successful
launch at the Museum of Vancouver, and is a must have, that coincides
with the Salish Weaving exhibit, now running at the UBC Museum of
Anthropology in Vancouver, BC.
Effective July 1, 2016 Codasat Canada Limited is
pleased to announce they will be representing and distributing books in
Cornell University Press.
All of the books above, or any
titles from the
publishers that we represent, can be ordered
University of Toronto Press Distribution