The annual Spotlight on the Arts Festival begins this week and UGA Press has three big events this year. We hope to see you around!
Dirty Book Sale, November 5th and 6th, Tate Student Center
November 5th, 9am-4pm, the DBS will be selling slightly damaged and overstocked books to students, faculty, and staff only (UGA ID required). November 6th, 9am-3pm, the DBS will be open to the general public.
UGA Press Gospel Brunch: A Benefit for the Bill Anderson Music History Book Series
Thursday, Nov. 8th, 9:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. seatings available
Rialto Room at Hotel Indigo 500 College Ave
Singing a mixture of original music and cover songs—with harmonies steeped in blues, soul, and gospel—Kyshona Armstrong, Betsy Franck, and Ansley Stewart perform at a benefit for the new Bill Anderson Music History Book Series from the University of Georgia Press. Brunch will be provided by acclaimed local chef Peter Dale of the National, featuring delicious Springer Mountain Farms chicken. Books published in the series will explore a diverse range of scholarship and genre, including ethnomusicology, music history, music business, memoir/autobiography, and others.
Reservations required | $30 per person | Registration Deadline November 5th | Reserve here or contact Leandra Nessel at 706-542-3879
Preserving Family Recipes at the UGA Special Collections Library, November 10th, 3:00 pm
Author Valerie Frey will give a presentation of her book, Preserving Family Recipes, at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library. Press director Lisa Bayer will introduce. Special snacks from an old family recipe will be provided by Frey. We will have books for sale and Frey will sign after the presentation.
“This guide is excellent for not only explaining how to preserve the many formats upon which family recipes have been recorded and saved over time but also for encouraging the conservation of a recipe’s essential value by continuing to create and share the dish. . . . This is as much of a useful, practical guide to preserving recipes as it is a manual for artistically preserving the memories of family connections, lifestyles, and traditions.”
“The history of families, of communities, of cultures has a lot to do with what they eat. Rarely do we document the repast, but Valerie J. Frey is aiming to patch that loss with Preserving Family Recipes. She is teaching us to preserve the recipes of our ancestors. It is an important read for the future and past of our food.”
—Hugh Acheson, author of A New Turn in the South: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen