Our Spring 2017 catalog is hot off the press and we’re happy to be able to share such a strong group of diverse, urgent, and beautiful books. Click on the cover to the right to browse the full catalog or scroll through the highlights we’ve picked out below.
- In David Bosworth’s incredibly timely Conscientious Thinking, he offers forthright commentary on the flagrant failure of our nation’s meritocracy to manage our affairs effectively.
- Fireflies, Glow-worms, and Lightning Bugs is the first-ever comprehensive firefly guide for eastern and central North America.
- The latest in our Masters of Modern Landscape Design series, a new biography of James Rose examines the life and work of one of the most radical figures in the history of mid-century modernist American landscape design.
- In William Faulkner in Hollywood, Stefan Solomon explores how Faulkner’s writings for film and print influenced each other.
- Kay Wright Lewis shows how the specter of a race war has justified violence, molded collective memory, and permeated the rhetoric of slavery and freedom in A Curse upon the Nation.
- In Sapelo, Buddy Sullivan and Benjamin Galland give us an illustrated history of the unique people, culture, and ecological characteristics of this beautiful Georgia barrier island.
- The latest titles in Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction: Alpine Apprentice: A Memoir by Sarah Gorham and Tracey Daugherty’s Let Us Build a City, a work of cultural and literary history that combines memoir, analysis, and speculation.
- Fascinating new books of correspondence: The Letters of Mark Twain and Joseph Hopkins Twichell and Practical Strangers: The Courtship Correspondence of Nathanial Dawson and Elodie Todd, Sister of Mary Todd Lincoln.
- In Operation Breadbasket, Martin L. Deppe gives an insider’s account of the Rainbow PUSH coalition, the influential but often overlooked civil rights organization from which Jesse Jackson emerged in Chicago.
- The first history of Jim Crow airports and their desegregation, Jim Crow Terminals.
- In The Takeover, Monica R. Gisolfi traces the revolutionary shift from small-to industrial-scale poultry farming in the South.
- Jean Wyatt at investigates the interplay between the depiction of love and its stylistic expression in Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels.
- Andrew T. Fede takes a new look at the laws that governed the expendability of the lives of slaves in Homicide Justified.