Monday, June 10, 2013

Fall 2013 titles announced

The fall 2013 seasonal catalog is now available on our website. It features titles that will be published from September 2013 through February 2014. We have an exciting range of new books in the categories of history, poetry, international relations, literary & cultural studies, environmental studies, food studies and creative writing, as well as plenty regional interest titles.

Highlights include:

THE BILLFISH STORY is a passionate, readable, and informative account of billfish—sailfish, marlin, spearfish, and swordfish—and the bonds formed with this unique group of fish by anglers, biologists, charter-boat captains, and conservationists through their pursuit, study, and protection of these species.

Indigo was an important crop in colonial South Carolina and even became the official state color. RED, WHITE, AND BLACK MAKE BLUE examines the history of the indigo trade and the stories of the peoples who made indigo a key part of the colonial South Carolina experience.

Exhaustively researched, JOHNNY MERCER improves upon earlier popular treatments of the Savannah, Georgia-born songwriter to produce a sophisticated, insightful, evenhanded examination of one of America’s most popular and successful chart-toppers.

Featuring over 100 color photographs, THROUGH THE ARCH provides an illustrated tour and architectural history of UGA’s development over more than 225 years.

THE CLOUD THAT CONTAINED THE LIGHTNING by Cynthia Lowen, producer and writer of the widely acclaimed documentary Bully, is the latest National Poetry Series winner, selected by Nikky Finney.

Poet, painter, and novelist Clarence Major’s new book of poetry, DOWN AND UP, explores the physical world juxtaposed sharply with the inner world.

As the two new Flannery O’Connor Award books, THIEVES I’VE KNOWN explores and celebrates the lives of America’s invisible youth, and THE VIEWING ROOM is a collection of stories about damaged lives and how the living cope with the dying.

Terry Tempest Williams selected THE SMALL HEART OF THINGS as the winner of the AWP Award for Creative Nonfiction.

The new Southern Foodways Alliance series, edited by John T. Edge, explores key themes and tensions in food stories. The first in the series, THE LARDER, showcases interdisciplinary methodologies in the study of food and culture.