New Books from the U of U Press
Corinne Heyning Laverty
An untold saga of adventure, discovery, and rediscovery
Uncovers compelling evidence that counters the long-held belief that Drake's party landed in California
Illuminates the role of labor unions in coal mining in the West-what they were, why they declined, and how their experience remains relevant today
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- American Indian
- Autobiography and Biography
- Creative Nonfiction
- Folklore Studies
- Guidebooks and Outdoors
- Middle East Studies
- Mormon Studies
- Natural Sciences
- Nature and Environment
- Religious Studies
- Tanner Lectures
- University of Utah Anthropological Papers (UUAP)
- Western History
- Women's History
Upcoming Library Events
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Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 6 – 8pm
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News & Updates
Visit us at these upcoming conferences and author events:
Public Lands Alliance (PLA)
March 1-5, 2020, Washington, D.C.
Society for California Archaeology (SCA)
March 12-15, 2020, Riverside, CA
Society of American Archaeology (SAA)
April 22-26, 2020, Austin, TX
Books and Authors in the News:
- In a Rugged Land: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon Towns Collaboration, 1953-1954 by James Swensen won the Best Book Award from the Utah State Historical Society.
In a Rugged Land: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon Towns
by James Swensen won the 15 Bytes Book Award for Art Book
In a Rugged Land: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon Towns Collaboration, 1953-1954
by James Swensen won the 2019 Joan Paterson Kerr Book Award for best illustrated book on the history of the American West from the Western History Association.
- Danish But Not Lutheran: The Impact of Mormonism on Danish Cultural Identity,1850-1920 by Julie K. Allen received an honorable mention for Best International Book from the Mormon History Association (MHA).
In a Rugged Land: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon Towns Collaboration, 1953-1954 by James Swensen received an honorable mention for Best Book from the Mormon History Association (MHA).
Interwoven: Junipers and the Web of Being by Kristen Rogers-Iversen, copublished with the Utah State Historical Society, was named a “notable book” by the prize committee of the 2018 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award. Interwoven was also announced as a finalist for the 2019 ASLE Book Award, given biennially to recognize excellence in the areas of ecocriticism and environmental creative writing.
Her Mouth as Souvenir by Heather June Gibbons was recommended by Jericho Brown as one of the 17 Best Poetry Books for National Poetry Month in the online O: The Oprah Magazine . Her Mouth as Souvenir was also a finalist for the Northern California Book Awards Poetry Award. Her Mouth as Souvenir was the 2017 winner of the Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry series, cosponsored by the Press and the Department of English at the University of Utah.
Virginia Kerns won the Don D. and Catherine S. Fowler Prize for her manuscript, Colonizing the Wild: A Narrative of an Indian Captive and the House of Brigham Young.