Award Winning Books: 2003

Desis in the House

Indian American Youth Culture in New York City

Sunaina Marr Maira

Honorable Mention for the Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize from the American Studies Association, 2003

Making the desi scene in New York

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 halftones


The Disability Rights Movement

From Charity to Confrontation

Doris Zames Fleischer and Frieda Zames

Frieda Zames is the recipient of the Eileen Healy Public Service Award, 2003

A newly updated account of the struggle for disability rights in the U.S.

360 pages | 7 x 10


Environmental Ethics

Duties to and Values in the Natural World

Holmes Rolston, III

Holmes Rolston III, was been named the 2003 Templeton Prize laureate

A systematic account of values carried by the natural world

408 pages | 6 x 9



A Political Autobiography

Gerda Lerner

Outstanding Achievement Recognition by the Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards Committee, 2003
A BookSense top 76 pick in the category, "Life Stories of Some Famous and Not-So-Famous Women," March/April 2003
A PW Book of the Day, June 2002

A beautifully written, dramatic memoir from one of women's history's founders

408 pages | 7 x 10 | 24 halftones


From Identity to Politics

The Lesbian and Gay Movements in the United States

Craig A. Rimmerman

Finalist for the Lambda Literary Foundation's 15th Annual Lambda Literary Award in Biography, 2003

A compelling critique of the gay and lesbian movements in the U.S. and the limits of identity politics

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables, 2 figs.


The New Left Revisited

Edited by John McMillian, and Paul Buhle

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2003

You didn't have to be there

280 pages | 7 x 10


Swingin' at the Savoy

The Memoir of a Jazz Dancer

Norma Miller and Evette Jensen

Norma Miller is a recipient of the 2003 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowships

A celebration of a life of dancing the Lindy Hop

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 52 halftones