2008 Award-Winning Books

1868 reg

Another Arabesque

Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil

John Tofik Karam

232 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-540-0 $31.95 Dec 06
HC: 978-1-59213-539-4 $81.50 Dec 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-541-7 $31.95 Dec 06

Winner of the Roberto Reis BRASA Book Award, 2008
Arab American National Museum Book Award in the Adult Non-Fiction Category, 2007

1888 reg

The Coolie Speaks

Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba

Lisa Yun

336 pages
6 x 9
6 tables, 3 figs., 1 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-582-0 $31.95 Feb 09
HC: 978-1-59213-581-3 $61.50 Feb 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-583-7 $31.95 Feb 08

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2008

1779 reg

Dark Days in the Newsroom

McCarthyism Aimed at the Press

Edward Alwood

216 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-59213-342-0 $30.95 Jun 07
HC: 978-1-59213-341-3 $76.50 Jun 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-343-7 $30.95

Winner of the 2008 national Tankard Book Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Named 2008 Best Book of the Year: Adult Non-Fiction by the Connecticut Press Club

1914 reg

Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling

Lessons from the Inside

Scott H Decker and Margaret Townsend

224 pages
5.5 x 8.25
13 tables 2 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-643-8 $28.95 Jan 08
HC: 978-1-59213-642-1 $76.50 Jan 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-644-5 $28.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2008

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

1851 reg

A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region

Text by Adam Levine, Photographs by Rob Cardillo

192 pages
5.375 x 9.125
195 color photos, 1 map

PB: 978-1-59213-510-3 $26.95 Feb 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-511-0 $26.95 Feb 07

Received a Gold Award of Achievement for best book in the Garden Writers Association Media Awards Program, 2008
Received a Gold Award of Achievement for best photography (overall) in the Garden Writers Association Media Awards Program, 2008
Silver Award of Achievement for book photography in the Garden Writers Association Media Awards Program, 2008 (awarded to Rob Cardillo)

1906 reg

Hapa Girl

A Memoir

May-lee Chai

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
12 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-616-2 $26.95 Oct 08
HC: 978-1-59213-615-5 $66.50 Mar 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-617-9 $26.95 Mar 07

Named one of the Notable Books in the Kiriyama Prize, 2008
Honorable Mention at the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards, 2007

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

1979 reg

Messiahs of 1933

How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire

Joel Schechter

304 pages
6 x 9
10 figs., 15 halftones

HC: 978-1-59213-872-2 $51.50 Apr 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-874-6 $51.50 Apr 08

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2008

1898 reg

Model City Blues

Urban Space and Organized Resistance in New Haven

Mandi Isaacs Jackson

296 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 5 figs., 45 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-604-9 $31.95 Apr 08
HC: 978-1-59213-603-2 $81.50 Apr 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-605-6 $31.95

Urban Communication Foundation Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Publication Award, 2008

1900 reg

Savoring the Salt

The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

Edited by Linda Janet Holmes and Cheryl A. Wall

320 pages
6 x 9
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-625-4 $31.95 Nov 07
HC: 978-1-59213-624-7 $86.50 Nov 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-626-1 $31.95 Nov 07

Selected as “‘The Best of the Best’ from the University Presses” Books You Should Know About” for the ALA Annual Conference, 2008

1916 reg

Silent Gesture

The Autobiography of Tommie Smith

Tommie Smith and David Steele

288 pages
6 x 9
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-640-7 $27.95 Apr 08
HC: 978-1-59213-639-1 $71.50 Jan 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-641-4 $27.95 Jan 07

Author Tommie Smith received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs, 2008
Named one of two “Adult Nonfiction Honor Books” by The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)., 2008
Nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category “Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography”, 2008