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Purdue University Press Announces 2018-19 Fall/Winter Books

September 12th, 2018

Purdue University Press announces 12 new books for the Fall/Winter 2018-19 season. These new books, slated for publication from September 2018 through February 2019, feature works in the subject areas of flight and space, library and information sciences, business and leadership, veterinary studies, global languages and literature, literary criticism, Jewish studies, and European history.

Part of this slate of new scholarly and popular books is the release of the revised and expanded paperback edition of Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom. A book on the life of the famed Purdue astronaut that The Wall Street Journal described as “thrillingly told, taking the readers into the cosmos with Grissom, conveying the sense of wonder and danger that accompanied these early voyages.”

To find out more about these forthcoming books download the seasonal catalog or go to


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Purdue University Press is the scholarly publishing arm of the University and is a unit within the Purdue University Libraries. Dedicated to the dissemination of scholarly and professional information, the Press selects, develops, and distributes quality resources in several key subject areas for which its parent university is famous, including aeronautics and astronautics, business, technology, engineering education, health, veterinary medicine, and other selected disciplines in the humanities and sciences. The Press is also a partner for university faculty and staff, centers, and departments, wishing to disseminate the results of their research.