New Books from the U of U Press

Back Cast

Back Cast: Fly-Fishing and Other Such Matters

Jeff Metcalf

The solace and rejuvenation found in fishing, community, and immersion in nature 


Imagining the Atacama Desert: A Five-Hundred-Year Journey of Discovery

Richard Fracaviglia

A geographical, historical, and personal exploration of the world’s driest desert

Fire Otherwise

Fire Otherwise: Ethnobiology of Burning for a Changing World

Cynthia T Fowler and James R Welch

Examines traditional and Indigenous fire practices, showing why they are relevant to land policy and management today


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Upcoming Library Events

Friday, February 22, 2019, 12 – 3pm

First Gen-Con

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1 – 3pm

Free Coffee + Book Recommends

Phillips Gallery
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Stranger & Stranger Reception

Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7 – 9pm

Christine M. Durham - 6th Annual Ailee...


News & Updates


Visit us at these upcoming conferences and author events:


Jerry Spangler and Jim Aton, The Crimson Cowboys
Ken Sanders Rare Books, March 15, 2019, 7:00 pm

Stephen Trimble, The Capitol Reef Reader
The King's English, August 7, 2019, 7:00 pm

Public Lands Alliance (PLA)
February 24-28, 2019 Denver, CO

Society for California Archaeology (SCA)
March 7 - 10, 2019 Sacramento, CA

Society of American Archaeology (SAA)
April 10-14, 2019 Albuquerque, NM

Congratulations to our award-winning authors!

Press Prizes:

Jerry Spangler and James Aton won the Don D. and Catherine S. Fowler Prize for their manuscript,  The Crimson Cowboys .

Lindsay Lusby won the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize for her manuscript, Catechesis.

Florence R. Shepard and Susan L. Marsh won the Wallace Stegner Prize in Environmental Studies for their manuscript, Saving Wyoming's Hoback .

Matthew Garrett won the Juanita Brooks Prize in Mormon Studies for his manuscript, Making Lamanites.


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