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August 24th, 2021

Purdue University Press author, Eric Grissell, received the 2021 Media Awards Gold Medal of Achievement in the category “Writing: Book (General Readership),” presented by GardenComm: Garden Communicators International. This national award recognizes individuals and companies who achieve the highest levels of talent and professionalism in garden communications. The 2021 competition had more than 135 entries more…

June 21st, 2021

We’re partial to words ourselves, but some subjects are just better in pictures. If you’re a photography enthusiast or just have an empty coffee table in need of a beautiful book, we’ve got a great list of photo books for you to skim through. A Round Indiana: Round Barns in the Hoosier State, Second Edition more…

June 7th, 2021

We talked to Balázs Apor and John Paul Newman, the editors of Balkan Legacies: The Long Shadow of Conflict and Ideological Experiment in Southeastern Europe. Balkan Legacies is a study of the aftermath of war and state socialism in the contemporary Balkans. The authors look at the inescapable inheritances of the recent past and those more…

May 13th, 2021

We talked to John F. Sears, the author of Refuge Must Be Given: Eleanor Roosevelt, the Jewish Plight, and the Founding of Israel, about his motivations for writing the book, some of the new subjects the books covers, and some other aspects of Eleanor Roosevelts legacy. Refuge Must Be Given details the evolution of Eleanor more…

May 3rd, 2021

To celebrate Purdue’s 152nd anniversary and the graduation of the class of 2021, Purdue University Press will be having a 50% off sale on all Purdue related books from May 6-May 20. All you need to do to is enter code 21PURDUE50 when ordering from our website to redeem the discount. You can find the more…

April 28th, 2021

For Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Purdue University Press is featuring excerpts from Lianna Marie’s book The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson’s Disease and Their Loved Ones.  A diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease is as disorienting as it is devastating. The Complete Guide helps those suffering from the disease, their family, and friends make sense of what more…

April 22nd, 2021

This is a guest blog post by Lianna Marie, the author of The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson’s Disease and Their Loved Ones and Everything You Need to Know About Caregiving for Parkinson’s Disease. This month we celebrate Parkinson’s awareness month, and that got me thinking. It’s weird to put the words “celebrate” and more…

March 22nd, 2021

From gripping stories on the history and application of veterinary medicine to important conversations about the state of the field, Purdue University Press publishes important work on veterinary science for practitioners and enthusiasts alike. Pioneer Science and the Great Plagues: How Microbes, War, and Public Health Shaped Animal Health by Norman Cheville In one century, more…

March 1st, 2021

To commemorate Women’s History Month, Purdue University Press is featuring books that celebrate the contributions women have made to Purdue University, the United States, and the rest of the world. Refuge Must Be Given: Eleanor Roosevelt, the Jewish Plight, and the Founding of Israel by John F. Sears Refuge Must Be Given details the evolution of more…

February 22nd, 2021

We talked to Jonathan E. Martin, the author of Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather Systems Science. Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather Systems Science recounts the life and scientific contributions of Reginald Sutcliffe, an understudied and underappreciated pioneer of modern weather forecasting. Q: What motivated you to spend this amount more…