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UVA Press, publisher of fine trade, regional, and scholarly books, is pleased to offer a 50% discount on backlist orders of five or more separate titles. Qualifying orders must be placed with your sales representative by November 30 and be clearly marked “Fall Special.” Discount code is 10IBA20.

Looking ahead to Spring 2021, we are proud to distribute the Historic New Orleans Collection’s Economy Hall: The Hidden History of a Free Black Brotherhood by Fatima Shaik. Shaik will be a panelist Thursday, September 24 at 1:00 PM on “True Stories of the South,” part of SIBA’s New Voices, New Rooms series of online events. (See the UVA Press @ New Voices New Rooms section below for details. View the book trailer!)

Explore the links below to discover the newest from Daniel Mendelsohn, an acclaimed two-volume Faulkner biography for the new millennium, MacArthur genius Walter Hood on why black landscapes matter, and more.

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Featured Titles from UVA Press

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The Life of William Faulkner: Volume 1 (The Past Is Never Dead, 1897-1934) and Volume 2 (This Alarming Paradox, 1935–1962)

Carl Rollyson

“Rollyson’s painstakingly researched and beautifully written biography should be a touchstone for Faulkner scholarship for years to come.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate

Daniel Mendelsohn

“This slender, exquisite book rewards on many levels.”—Kirkus, starred review

“Masterly.”—Joyce Carol Oates

“This little book is ruminative, humane, and gorgeously precise.”—Jonathan Lethem

Backlash: Libel, Impeachment, and Populism in the Reign of Queen Anne

Rachel Carnell

“A vivid retelling of an overlooked political upheaval whose tumult and turmoil have surprising contemporary resonances.”—Anne Somerset, author of Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion

First and Always: A New Portrait of George Washington

Peter R. Henriques

“Wonderful—a fascinating, revelatory examination of our first president in all his startling complexity.”—Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In the Hurricane’s Eye

Enrique Alférez: Sculptor

Katie Bowler Young

A poetic evocation of the life and work of this preeminent artist, this book features more than one hundred images of Alférez’s work in New Orleans and beyond.

Louis Kahn: A Life in Architecture

Carter Wiseman

“In this highly accessible and honest introduction to one of the great architects of the 20th Century, Carter Wiseman presents Louis Kahn’s works (and the baffling complexity of his private life) with critical clarity, empathy and humor.”—Dietrich Neumann, Brown University

Black Landscapes Matter

Edited by Walter Hood and Grace Mitchell Tada

An extremely important book that thoughtfully tackles questions central to today’s social discourse on heritage, memory, and race.”—Mario Gooden, Columbia University

Buildings of Mississippi

Jennifer V. O. Baughn and Michael W. Fazio

Readers of this user-friendly book will come to know the history of close to 600 sites, illustrated by 250 photographs and 29 maps, including such wide-ranging places as Longwood and the Museum of African American History and Culture in Natchez, the Neshoba County Jail and Courthouse, and the homes of Medgar and Myrlie Evers and Eudora Welty in Jackson.

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