Twenty Years of Panic

Last week we launched Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia by Gordon Lamb (see the slideshow of pics from the launch from yesterday’s Short Takes ). We’ve talked to so many Athenians since this project began with their own special stories about how this historic concert figured into their lives. Usually it was for the…

RIP Zell Miller

  Former Georgia Governor Zell Miller passed away last Friday at the age of 86. Miller was elected Georgia’s seventy-ninth governor in 1990 and served as lieutenant governor before that for sixteen years—the longest anyone has held that post in Georgia. It’s probably fair to say that no other occupant of the governor’s mansion had as much appreciation…

Holiday Flash Sale!

Books about Georgia for holiday gift-giving Get 30% off and free shipping on orders over $25.00! A President in Our Midst: Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia Kaye Lanning Minchew Franklin Delano Roosevelt loved Georgia—and Georgians—so much that he visited the state forty-one times between 1924 and 1945. This rich gathering of photographs and remembrances recalls the…

UGA Press at Spotlight on the Arts

It’s fall, the leaves are changing, and the weather is (finally) cooling off. Which also spells the return of UGA’s annual Spotlight on the Arts Festival. As per usual, UGA Press is joining the celebration with a few great author events. Here’s our schedule—hope to see you out! November 2, Odum School of Ecology auditorium,…