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Capacities for Compassion: From Water to Wine

Released earlier this year, From Water to Wine explores how Angola has changed since the end of its civil war in 2002. The text’s themes are relevant to making sense of both the current crisis and the deeper questions facing Angola. Author Jess Auerbach discusses these in our latest blog post.

The American Educational Research Association Virtual Book Exhibit

With the cancellation of this weekend’s American Educational Research Association annual meeting, we reached out to acquisitions editor Meg Patterson and asked her to talk us through some of the books she would have been displaying at AERA. Enjoy this virtual book exhibit!

Isolation Reading for the Week of April 6

Here at UTP, we’ve decided to bring you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. Check in with us every Monday for some fantastic book recommendations. Kicking off our weekly staff picks is our marketing manager of humanities and trade books, Anna Maria Del Col.

Urban Resilience in a Time of Global Uncertainty

Sadly but not unexpectedly, the Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, originally scheduled for this weekend in Washington, D.C., was cancelled due to the current coronavirus outbreak. However, we reached out to acquisitions editor Jodi Lewchuk and asked her to talk us through some of the books she would have been displaying at UAA. Enjoy this virtual book exhibit!

Uncontested Fields? Global Football and the Coronavirus

Football, just like almost everything on the international sports calendar, has been greatly impacted by the recent coronavirus outbreak. Alan McDougall, author of the recently released Contested Fields: A Global History of Modern Football, writes about the impact COVID-19 is having on football, and delves into the history of a sport that has faced many major disruptions across its 150-year history.