Our 2022 ASALH Virtual Booth and Book Sale

This year's ASALH Conference took place in Montgomery, Alabama from September 29 to October 1, 2022. Our virtual booth is open through November 30, 2022 and offers great deals on our African American studies titles. Use code ALH22 for discount prices and free shipping within the U.S. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual BoothRead on for highlights and … Continue reading Our 2022 ASALH Virtual Booth and Book Sale

New Paperback Release: The Denmark Vesey Affair

Choice Outstanding Academic Title  “Aims to prove that even if the revolt itself didn’t actually happen, the plot did exist, and that it was the most sophisticated collective plot against slavery in the U.S.”—Time  “A truly invaluable collocation of documents. Highly Recommended.”—Choice  “Presents a panoply of documents pertinent to the Vesey conspiracy’s origins, unraveling, and aftermath … Continue reading New Paperback Release: The Denmark Vesey Affair

Lost Storytellers

“Anyone who cares about the future of journalism—and American democracy—should read this book.”—Craig Pittman, author of The State You’re In: Florida Men, Florida Women, and Other Wildlife   “Essential reading for every former, current, or future journalist. Pendygraft addresses the decline of public trust in the press and the alarming rise in ‘news deserts’ and ‘ghost papers’ … Continue reading Lost Storytellers

The Letters of Minerva Mirabal and Manolo Tavárez

“Minerva Mirabal and Manolo Tavárez are martyrs of the Dominican struggle against tyranny and oppression, but they were also two human beings deeply in love with each other. Through this superb and careful translation of their letters and the powerful evocations of their daughter, Heather Hennes brings to the English-speaking public this very necessary book. … Continue reading The Letters of Minerva Mirabal and Manolo Tavárez

New Paperback Release: Sacraments of Memory

“An incisive account of Catholicism’s presence within the post-1960s genre of the neo-slave narrative and its long-standing history in the African-American literary tradition. . . . Salius’ work truly inaugurates a new sub-field in African-American literary criticism, one that reimagines a multi-disciplinary, trans-historical, and cross-genre approach to U.S. Catholicism and the literature of slavery.”—Christianity and … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Sacraments of Memory

Introducing Our New NEH SHARP Student Assistants

We’re pleased to introduce our new student assistants, Ivette Rodriguez and Chad Lobo Munteanu. They join us for our “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing” initiative, part of the Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) program funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Our sincere thanks to University of Florida’s African American … Continue reading Introducing Our New NEH SHARP Student Assistants

The Surprising Lives of Bark Beetles

“[A] spirited tour. . . . [Hulcr and Abrahams] do a stellar job of recasting their maligned subjects as being more worthy of study than scorn. Budding entomologists will find lots to appreciate.”—Publishers Weekly “A thorough and enthralling introduction to some of the most important insects on the planet. This should be required reading for anyone … Continue reading The Surprising Lives of Bark Beetles

New Paperback Release: Cuba’s Digital Revolution

“The most comprehensive English-language compendium on the contemporary aspects of Cuban internet practices, material forms, policies, and histories. . . . An instantly valuable resource.”—NACLA Report on the Americas  “Weaves together themes of dispute, repression, social activism, and ideology to illustrate the Cuban society of today where the official narrative silences the alternative discourse and … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Cuba’s Digital Revolution

The Cuban Sandwich

“An excellent, approachable resource on Cuban history told through the complexities of a beloved food item. Highly recommended for foodies and history buffs.”—Library Journal, Starred Review “In this new perspective on a passionate, long-standing contest, University of South Florida academics Huse and Cruz and food writer Houck suss out the origins of the Cuban sandwich and … Continue reading The Cuban Sandwich

Under the Shade of Thipaak

“This groundbreaking volume takes the cycad-human relationship out of the scholarly shadows. It will serve as the primary source for the importance of the Cycadales order in past, present, and future human societies.”—Dolores R. Piperno, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute   “Moves beyond the narrow focus of agricultural, culinary, and iconographic studies and demonstrates the importance of … Continue reading Under the Shade of Thipaak