Award-Winning Books: General Interest

1913 reg

Animals at Play

Rules of the Game

Marc Bekoff

32 pages
9 x 7
24 color illustrations

HC: 978-1-59213-551-6 $19.95 Sep 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-553-0 $19.95 Sep 08

Animal Behavior Society's Outstanding Children's Book Award, 2009

2375 reg

Boathouse Row

Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Rowing

Dotty Brown

288 pages
10 x 8
63 color photos, 3 line drawings, 110 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-1282-9 $35.00 Oct 16

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia 2018 Preservation Education Award

2136 reg

Closure

The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us

Nancy Berns

228 pages
6 x 9
1 table

PB: 978-1-4399-0577-7 $27.95 Aug 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0576-0 $81.50 Aug 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0578-4 $27.95

Charles Horton Cooley Award for Best Book from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 2013
Honorable Mention from the Sociology of Emotions section of the American Sociological Association, 2012

1338 reg

Critical White Studies

Looking Behind the Mirror

Edited by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic

704 pages
7 x 10


PB: 978-1-56639-532-8 $51.95 Jun 97
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0151-9 $51.95

Honorable Mention for Outstanding Books Awards, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America, 1997

668 reg

Death in the Dining Room and Other Tales of Victorian Culture

Kenneth L. Ames

280 pages
8.5 x 11
192 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-333-1 $42.95 Feb 96
HC: 978-0-87722-891-2 $49.95 Feb 92

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1994

1912 reg

Forklore

Recipes and Tales from an American Bistro

Ellen Yin

288 pages
8 x 9.25
115 color illustrations

HC: 978-1-59213-651-3 $51.50 Oct 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-653-7 $51.50 Oct 07

Winner of a Pewter award in the Gold Ink Awards in the cookbook category, 2008
Winner of the Gold ADDY Award — Publication Design — Cover, 2008
Winner of the Silver ADDY Award — Publication Design — Editorial Spread or Feature, 2008

2015 reg

A is for Art Museum

Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker

64 pages
8.25 x 8.25
145 tables, 37 color illustrations

HC: 978-1-59213-963-7 $18.95 Sep 08

Honorable mention in the AAM (American Association of Museums) design competition

1863 reg

More Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell

Jane Golden, Robin Rice and Natalie Pompilio, photographs by David Graham and Jack Ramsdale

160 pages
9 x 11
114 color illustrations

PB: 978-1-59213-528-8 $
HC: 978-1-59213-527-1 $39.50 Aug 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-529-5 $

Second prize winner of 2006 UCF Jane Jacobs Publication Award

1601 reg

Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell

Jane Golden, Robin Rice, and Monica Yant Kinney, photographs by David Graham and Jack Ramsdale

160 pages
9 x 11


HC: 978-1-56639-951-7 $39.50 Nov 02

Athenæum of Philadelphia’s Literary Award, 2004

1492 reg

The Philadelphia Orchestra

A Century of Music

Philadelphia Orchestra Assoc., edited by John Ardoin

256 pages
9 x 12
241 duotones

HC: 978-1-56639-712-4 $102.50 Nov 99

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 2000

1151 reg

Regarding Animals

Arnold Arluke and Clinton R. Sanders

256 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-56639-441-3 $30.95 Jun 96
HC: 978-1-56639-440-6 $81.50 Jun 96
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0388-9 $30.95

Charles Horton Cooley Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 1997

2119 reg

Rude Democracy

Civility and Incivility in American Politics

Susan Herbst

216 pages
5.5 x 8.25
4 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-0336-0 $
HC: 978-1-4399-0335-3 $26.95 Aug 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0337-7 $26.95 Aug 10

Doris Graber Award, American Political Science Association, 2013
Association of American University Presses Book Jacket Award, 2011

1843 reg

The Scrapbook in American Life

Edited by Susan Tucker, Katherine Ott, and Patricia Buckler

344 pages
7 x 10
72 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-478-6 $33.95 Apr 06
HC: 978-1-59213-477-9 $81.50 Apr 06

Winner of the Allen Noble Award for best edited book, 2006

1841 reg

The Smoke of the Gods

A Social History of Tobacco

Eric Burns

296 pages
6 x 9


HC: 978-1-59213-480-9 $41.50 Oct 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-482-3 $41.50

A "Best of the Best from the University Presses" program selection at the 2007 American Library Association Annual Conference

1684 reg

The Spirits of America

A Social History of Alcohol

Eric Burns

344 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-269-0 $31.95 Aug 04
HC: 978-1-59213-214-0 $51.50 Sep 03
Ebook: 978-1-59213-769-5 $31.95

A "Best of the Best from the University Presses" program selection at the 2004 American Library Association Annual Conference

2434 reg

Suicide Squeeze

Taylor Hooton, Rob Garibaldi, and the Fight against Teenage Steroid Abuse

William C. Kashatus

256 pages
6 x 9
1 figs., 35 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-1438-0 $35.00 Jan 17
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1440-3 $35.00 Jan 17

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2017

2093 reg

The Textures of Time

Agency and Temporal Experience

Michael G. Flaherty

192 pages
6 x 9
2 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-0263-9 $29.95 Nov 10
HC: 978-1-4399-0262-2 $76.50 Nov 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0264-6 $29.95

Charles Horton Cooley Award for Best Book from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 2012

1459 reg

The Trial Lawyer's Art

Sam Schrager

264 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-799-5 $33.95 May 00

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1999

1331 reg

The Wild Animal Story

edited by Ralph H. Lutts

328 pages
6 x 9
4 figs., 15 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-918-0 $30.95 Aug 01
HC: 978-1-56639-593-9 $81.50 Apr 98
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0150-2 $30.95 Aug 01

Association of American University Presses Book Jacket Award, 1999