Category: UNC Press News

Upcoming Events for HIGH BIAS: The Distorted History of the Cassette Tape by Marc Masters

Hear Marc Masters discuss his new book HIGH BIAS: The Distorted History of the Cassette Tape (on sale 10/3/23; Kirkus Reviews calls it “a thoroughly enjoyable romp”) starting this weekend. Marc will be joined by writers, journalists, and musicians for most of the events below. SATURDAY SEPT 30, 1pm – LOS ANGELES CA 2220 Arts, 2220 Beverly Blvd, in conversation… Continue Reading Upcoming Events for HIGH BIAS: The Distorted History of the Cassette Tape by Marc Masters

New Books This Week

It’s Tuesday and you know what that means: new books! Check out these three new books publishing today or you can see everything new this month on our Hot Off the Press page. Plus, if you want updates in your inbox every month on new titles and what’s happening at UNC Press, you can sign up for our monthly eNews here. Wondrous Transformations:… Continue Reading New Books This Week

Trending This Month: September

See what’s trending at UNC Press with this list of the most viewed books on our website this month. Resistance from the Right: Conservatives and the Campus Wars in Modern America by Lauren Lassabe Shepherd “A thoroughly researched, revelatory political history with abundant relevance for today. . . . Shepherd presents compelling evidence for the ways that these groups, although a minority on… Continue Reading Trending This Month: September

New Books This Week

Happy New Books Tuesday! We have three exciting new books publishing today. Browse our newest releases or take a look at everything new this month on our Hot Off the Press. Plus, if you want updates in your inbox every month on new titles and what’s happening at UNC Press, you can sign up for our monthly eNews here. Wild, Tamed,… Continue Reading New Books This Week

2023 Association for the Study of African American Life & History Annual Meeting

We regret to share the news that the University of North Carolina Press is no longer able to attend the Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2023 annual meeting in Jacksonville, Florida. While we remain deeply committed to the organization and the work that our authors and so many scholars are doing in the discipline, we… Continue Reading 2023 Association for the Study of African American Life & History Annual Meeting

New Books This Week

It’s our favorite day of the week: New Books Tuesday! Today we’re excited to share four new books which are now available wherever books are sold. Enjoy this weeks new books or check out our Hot Off the Press page to see everything new this month. Plus, if you want updates in your inbox every month on new titles and… Continue Reading New Books This Week

What’s New on the UNC Press Presents Podcast

Let’s be honest, the only thing better than reading a book is hearing the author talk about that book and the research behind it. Did you know that you can listen to UNC Press authors on the UNC Press Presents podcast? You can stream the podcast, produced in partnership with the New Books Network, on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or directly from the UNC Press… Continue Reading What’s New on the UNC Press Presents Podcast

Trending This Month: August

See what’s trending at UNC Press with this list of the most viewed books on our website this month. Resistance from the Right: Conservatives and the Campus Wars in Modern America by Lauren Lassabe Shepherd “A thoroughly researched, revelatory political history with abundant relevance for today. . . . Shepherd presents compelling evidence for the ways that these groups, although a minority… Continue Reading Trending This Month: August

New This Week: “Resistance from the Right”

It’s a new week and another New Books Tuesday! Today Resistance from the Right: Conservatives and the Campus Wars in Modern America by Lauren Lassabe Shepherd is now available wherever books are sold. A thoroughly researched, revelatory political history with abundant relevance for today. . . . Shepherd presents compelling evidence for the ways that these groups, although a minority on campus,… Continue Reading New This Week: “Resistance from the Right”

2023 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

UNC Press is excited to be exhibiting in-person at the American Sociological Association annual meeting! We hope you’ll stop by our booth (305) to say hello to Lucas Church & Peter Perez and to browse our new titles on display. If you can’t join us in-person, you can always visit our virtual booth! We’re proud to announce two new book… Continue Reading 2023 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

Catch Up on the UNC Press Presents Podcast

Are you caught up on the UNC Press Presents podcast? The podcast, in partnership with the New Books Network, features interviews with UNC Press authors about their books and research. You can stream on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or directly from the UNC Press Presents webpage. Take a look at some of our episodes below or browse all episodes here. A conversation with Robin James, author of The Future… Continue Reading Catch Up on the UNC Press Presents Podcast

New This Week: “In Pursuit of Health Equity”

It’s New Books Tuesday and In Pursuit of Health Equity: A History of Latin American Social Medicine by Eric D. Carter is now available wherever books are sold. In Pursuit of Health Equity: A History of Latin American Social Medicine by Eric D. Carter A remarkable look at the origins and evolution of a transnational sociomedical perspective in Latin America… Continue Reading New This Week: “In Pursuit of Health Equity”

New This Month: August

Happy August! This month marks the start of our Fall/Winter 2023 season and we have a bunch of new books publishing. You can find the full list, including any new in paperbacks, on our Hot Off the Press page. Plus, if you want updates in your inbox every month about new titles and what’s happening at UNC Press you can sign up for… Continue Reading New This Month: August

Trending This Month: July

See what’s trending at UNC Press with this list of the most viewed books on our website this month. Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South by Barbara Krauthame “Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above.”—Choice “An important overview of the lives of African and African American peoples who played relevant, active roles in United States affairs, adeptly… Continue Reading Trending This Month: July

Announcing the Great Circle Books Manuscript Lab

We are excited to announce the inaugural Great Circle Books Manuscript Lab! This workshop is designed to offer feedback and support to emerging writers—those who have not yet published a book of literary nonfiction—at work on a proposal.  Manuscript lab applicants should be writing about a topic that merges the human experience with our relationship to place, and applicants should come,… Continue Reading Announcing the Great Circle Books Manuscript Lab

Tips for Authors Getting Started on Threads

Threads is Meta’s new social media app that has taken the social media world by storm, with millions of sign-ups within the first few hours of launching.  At UNC Press we’ve been on the app since it launched and have already found a wonderful community of authors, academics, and fellow book-lovers. While we don’t know what the future of the app… Continue Reading Tips for Authors Getting Started on Threads

2023 Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting

Our publishing partners at the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture will be attending the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic annual meeting – displaying our books & theirs! If you are attending the conference, please stop by the table to say hello & to browse our titles on display. If you can’t join us in-person,… Continue Reading 2023 Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting

In Memoriam: Bruce Roberts

We are saddened to learn of the passing of photographer and author, Bruce Roberts, and we offer our sincere condolences to his family and friends. Bruce is the author of Plantation Homes of the James River and co-author of North Carolina Lighthouses. While his photos have appeared in many books and publications such as the Charlotte Observer, Southern Living Magazine,… Continue Reading In Memoriam: Bruce Roberts

UNC Press Audiobooks Listening List: Part 2

Happy Audiobook Month! Every year in June Audiobook Month is celebrated to increase appreciation of of audiobooks. In this second installment of our Audiobooks Listening List, we’re excited to highlight some of our books that are available in Audiobook format. With audiobooks you can listen to UNC Press books when you’re in the car, cleaning, relaxing, or whenever you typically… Continue Reading UNC Press Audiobooks Listening List: Part 2

Longleaf Services Announces Five New Client Presses

June 20, 2023 (Chapel Hill, NC): Longleaf Services is pleased to welcome five new distributed client presses to the group: Chemeketa Press, Clemson University Press, University Press of Kansas, TCU Press, and InterVarsity Press (IVP). This brings the total number of Longleaf fulfillment clients to 23. Chemeketa Press, a nonprofit textbook publisher, based in Salem, Oregon, partnered with Longleaf in… Continue Reading Longleaf Services Announces Five New Client Presses