MEDIA and IN THE NEWS
The heartbreaking stories of Syrian refugees
continue, and the question
from many Canadians is what they can do to help. What about a Soup for
Syria Community Challenge? 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.
AWARD WINNERS and NOMINEES and NOTABLE
Woman Walk the Line by Holly Gleason (9781477313916
Press of Texas) is featured on the New York Times Best Music
Photography books from
University of Texas Press have received
many accolades this year. Souls Against the Concrete by
Khalik Allah (9781477313145) and William Gedney: Only the Lonely
(9781477314838) are both on the New York Time's top photography books
for 2017. Eddie Adams: Bigger than the Frame
(9781477311851), This Land: An American Portrait by Jack
Spencer (9781477311899), and Mountain Ranch by Michael
Crouser (9781477312933) are on the Kirkus Gift Books of 2017 list.
Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the
Postcommunist World by Juliet Johnson (9781501700224
Cornell University Press) was short listed for the 2017 Donner Award, the largest non-fiction prize in Canada.
Ms. Johnson teaches Political
Science at McGill.
Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild
The New Press) a New York Times
bestseller, and a
the National Book Award - Nonfiction, will be available in Trade paper
Cornell '77: The Music, the
Myth, and the Magnificence of the Grateful Dead's Concert at Barton Hall
by Peter Connors (9781501704321
Cornell University Press). The
book is included in a commemorative box set which has been nominated for
a Grammy award.
The Moor's Last Stand by Elizabeth Drayson (9781566560047
Publishing) has been chosen as a Best History Book of 2017 by
The Times (London).
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
by Gareth Williams (9780801479427
Cornell University Press) have invaded the ROM in Toronto.
The exhibition runs until April 2018.
Trap by Wendy Wong, who teaches at University of Toronto Law
Cornell University Press) will be
launching and speaking about her book in January 2018 at the Munk School
at University of Toronto.
Holly Gleason, author
of Woman Walk the Line (9781477313916
of Texas Press) was interviewed by Eric Alper for his Sirius
Radio show, and he tweeted out about the book to his one million
followers. People magazine called it "a rhapsodic, moving look at
music's transformative power". Don't miss this one!
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