Taking a good idea from our colleagues at Columbia University Press, we thought you’d enjoy a roundup of what we’re reading from other social university presses and what goes on in our corner of the publishing world. Dare we ask the question: SUP friends? And be sure to check out the new What SUP? column on the Yale Press Log to catch up on all the news you’ve missed!
A moving tribute to North Carolinanative, Andy Griffith, appears on the UNC Press Blog.
This summer, McDaniel College students are reading Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age from Princeton University Press.
On the Harvard University Press Blog, Eliga Gould writes on the global contexts ofAmerica’s fledgling days as a nation.
Like our post-election post on Mexicoand its drug wars earlier this week, Stanford University Press has a book on civil war and drug trafficking in Lebanon.
John Pucher and Ralph Buehler, editors of the forthcoming City Cycling, talk about everyday cycling on the MIT Press Log.
In 100-degree weather, The Chicago Blog picks up Eric Klinenberg’s Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of a Disaster in Chicago. No running ink though.
The Penn Press Log announces a new podcast with Victoria W. Walcott, author of Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters.
Consider the power of exercise (and endorphins) to overcome anxiety and depression on the OUP Blog.
Sociologists Helen Kim and Noah Leavitt take a look at Asian-Jewish American couples on From the Square, the NYU Press blog.
And speaking of roller coasters, Columbia University Press showcases the book cover for Lauren Rabinovitz’s Electric Dreamland: Amusement Parks, Movies, and American Modernity.