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Tomáš Halík’s “I Want You to Be” Named U.S. Catholic Book Club Feature

Author: Kathryn Pitts

I Want You to Be

This month, the U.S. Catholic Book Club selected international best-selling author and theologian Tomáš Halík’s book, I Want You to Be: On the God of Love, as their featured August title. Originally published in 2016, the University of Notre Dame Press released a paperback edition of the critically acclaimed book in 2019. I Want You to Be

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Notre Dame Press, Publisher of "John Hume in America," Mourns Passing of Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Author: Kathryn Pitts

John Hume In America

John Hume, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in Northern Ireland, died on Aug. 3, 2020. Hume was one of the architects of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, which ended the violent conflict in Northern Ireland by bringing unionists and Irish republicans into a power-sharing government. The University of Notre Dame Press recently published an important book on Hume's work, John Hume in America: From Derry To DC

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"March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2," by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, is longlisted for the 2020 READ RUSSIA PRIZE

Author: Kathryn Pitts

March 1917, Book 2

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to announce that Nobel prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2, translated by Marian Schwartz, was one of twenty titles longlisted for the 2020 READ RUSSIA PRIZE

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Notre Dame Press Receives NEH Cares Grant

Author: Kathryn Pitts

NEH Cares

 

A new grant awarded to the University of Notre Dame Press by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will provide support to enrich scholarly communication and to offset the impact of the coronavirus on non-profit university press publishing.

Notre Dame Press is committed to maintaining an innovative and sustainable publishing program that makes accessible the ideas of today’s leading experts while fostering the next generation of scholars and thinkers. Through the support of an NEH CARES grant

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Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Announced

Author: Kathryn Pitts

2019 Foreword Indies Winners

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that four of our titles were selected as Foreword INDIES Book Award winners on June 17, 2020. The awards recognize the best books published in 2019 from small, independent, and university presses. Over 2,100 entries were submitted in 55 categories, with Foreword

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Notre Dame Press Launches Student Discount Program

Author: Notre Dame Press News

Student Discount Program

Graduate and undergraduate education is an investment that usually requires some financial sacrifice along the way. Even students with generous funding often find that some expenses are not covered like housing, textbooks, and other materials. At the University of Notre Dame Press we understand the financial constraints that students are under, and on May 15, 2020, we will begin offering a Student Discount Program. All current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in any university or college are eligible to sign up here

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"Defending Muḥammad in Modernity" Receives AIPS Book Award

Author: Notre Dame Press News

Defending Muhammad In Modernity

SherAli Tareen's book, Defending Muḥammad in Modernity, received the American Institute of Pakistan Studies 2020 Book Prize on April 28, 2020. The AIPS book prize selection committee called Tareen's study a "sensitive and detailed examination of the debate between the Barelvīs and Deobandīs, a significant dispute in South Asian Sunni Islam since the nineteenth century, which continues to have theological, political, and social consequences for contemporary Pakistan."…

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Notre Dame Press Expands Digital Book Availability for the Notre Dame Community

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Notre Dame Press Collection

 

At Notre Dame Press we know how tough it’s been on readers who are practicing COVID-19 social distancing guidelines and have not been able to visit libraries or bookstores to borrow or buy new titles. To that end, the Press is pleased to increase the number of digital books available for free to the Notre Dame community through the Notre Dame Press Collection.

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Notre Dame Press Presents Its Fall 2020 Catalog

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Fall 2020 Catalog

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to release our Fall 2020 Catalog, featuring 25 new books, on a wide range of subjects, and 3 paperback editions of some of our recently published best-selling titles. Our authors this season include former director of the Mossad Shabtai Shavit

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A Rediscovered Classic Back in Print for the 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II

Author: Kathryn Pitts

No Bridges Blown

On May 8, 1945, World War II in Europe came to an end when Allied forces formally accepted the unconditional surrender of Germany. This year, we mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the end of the war and V-E Day.

To commemorate this historic milestone, The University of Notre Dame Press is bringing back in print the military history classic, No Bridges Blown:

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David Bentley Hart’s New Book Extends the Reach of Theology

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Theological Territories

David Bentley Hart, one of America's most eminent contemporary writers on religion, has published a new book titled Theological Territories: A David Bentley Hart Digest. Hart is an Eastern Orthodox scholar of religion, philosophy, and a cultural commentator. He is the author and translator of fifteen books.…

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Notre Dame Press Offers Expanded Access to Ebooks in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Author: Kathryn Pitts

JSTOR

As part of our response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Notre Dame Press has made content from digital resources freely accessible to assist scholars, students, and educators of higher education, helping to ensure instructors who need to teach remotely have the necessary tools to support their students.…

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“Death: A Reader” Named U.S. Catholic Book Club Selection

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Death: A Reader

Many of us have been struggling to process the mounting casualties announced on the daily news feed during the coronavirus pandemic. Some of us are even dealing with the death of a loved one. In Death: A Reader, chosen by the U.S. Catholic Book Club

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Notre Dame Press Titles are Finalists for 2019 INDIES Book of the Year Awards

Author: Kathryn Pitts

On March 20, 2020, as part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books from university and independent publishers, Foreword Reviews announced the finalists for the 2019 INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

Six Notre Dame Press

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Guidebook Explores Stained Glass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Stories In Light

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame contains one of the largest collections of late nineteenth-century French stained glass outside of France. The French Gothic–inspired church has forty-four large stained glass windows containing two hundred and twenty scenes. Today, more than 100,000 visitors tour the basilica each year to admire its architecture.…

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Book Reveals Thoreau’s Enduring Relevance for Today's Environmental and Democratic Crises

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Lessons from Walden

Bob Pepperman Taylor, the Elliott A. Brown Green and Gold Professor of Law, Politics, and Political Behavior at the University of Vermont, has published an important new book titled Lessons from

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Notre Dame Press joins Combined Academic Publishers for distribution and sales in EMEA and APAC

Author: Kathryn Pitts

The University of Notre Dame Press (UNDP) is delighted to announce that starting March 1, 2020, Combined Academic Publishers (CAP) will be responsible for its distribution, sales, and marketing operation in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. From this date CAP will replace Eurospan as UNDP’s distributor in these territories, and orders will be supplied by Mare Nostrum Group’s fulfillment and print partner—Marston Book Services.…

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Catholic Ideas for a Secular World series adds book by Pierre Manent

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Natural Law and Human Rights

Pierre Manent is one of France's leading political philosophers. This month, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to publish the first English translation of his profound and strikingly original book La loi naturelle et les droits de l’homme, a reflection on the central question of the Western political tradition. Natural Law and Human Rights

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Announcing Spring Books from Notre Dame Press

Author: Mary Lusebrink

Spring 2020 Catalog

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to present its Spring 2020 Catalog. This season, the Press is releasing a number of books with Notre Dame connections that range from a popular guidebook to the Basilica at Notre Dame to studies on international human rights. These upcoming titles include:…

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