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Notre Dame Press Books Take Top 2021 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards

Author: Claire Kirner

INDIES Book Of The Year Award Winners

On June 16, 2022, Foreword Reviews announced the winners for the 2021 INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Over 2,500 entries were submitted across 55 genres, with Foreword’s editors choosing approximately 9 finalists per genre. Those finalist books were then mailed to individual librarians and booksellers tasked with picking the Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention winners. Four University of Notre Dame Press

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One of the Twentieth Century's Leading Moral Philosophers Featured in Award-Winning Biography

Author: Kathryn Pitts and Victoria Dominesey

Alasdair Macintyre: An Intellectual Biography

On September 1, 2022, the University of Notre Dame Press will publish Alasdair MacIntyre: An Intellectual Biography by Émile Perreau-Saussine, translated by Nathan J. Pinkoski, with a foreword by Pierre Manent. Winner of the prestigious 2005 Philippe Habert Prize, the late Émile Perreau-Saussine’s Alasdair MacIntyre: Une biographie intellectuelle

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Christopher Rios-Sueverkruebbe, Notre Dame Press 5+1 Scholar, Moves on to Rutgers University Press

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Christopher Rios-Sueverkruebbe

The University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to announce that Christopher Rios-Sueverkruebbe, a 5+1 Postdoctoral Fellow, has started his university press publishing career as an assistant editor at Rutgers University Press, where he will be acquiring in religious and Jewish studies. He holds a Ph.D. in theology from the University of Notre Dame. His interests in religious and Jewish studies include their intersections with sociology, anthropology, the body, gender and sexuality, the arts, Latin American studies, national and cultural identity, philosophy, and history. …

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Distinguished Scholars Publish New Titles in Conway Lectures in Medieval Studies Series

Author: Hannah VanSyckel

The Conway Lectures in Medieval Studies

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to present two new titles in the Conway Lectures in Medieval Studies series. The series brings senior scholars of international distinction to Notre Dame each fall to speak on topics across a variety of disciplines. Notre Dame Press then publishes the lectures. These new titles are the eleventh and twelfth volumes of the series: The Etiquette of Early Northern Verse

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Award-Winning Short Story Collection is a Mother’s Day Gift

Author: Theresa Tulsiak and Kathryn Pitts

"Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters" by Maya Sonenberg

Mother’s Day is observed on May 8 this year. To celebrate our mothers, grandmothers, aunties, godmothers, sisters, and dads who perform both roles on this national holiday and indeed on every day, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce the publication on August 1, 2022, of Maya Sonenberg’s brilliant short story collection Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters

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"What Solzhenitsyn Understood" Featured in “The New York Review of Books”

Author: Theresa Tulsiak and Kathryn Pitts

What Solzhenitsyn Understood Gary Saul Morson The New York Review Of Books

The first English translations of Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s books, March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 3 (2021) and Between Two Millstones, Book 2 (2020), have been widely discussed in the media, most recently in The New York Review of Books

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Notre Dame Press Invests in our Planet with Two New Books

Author: Theresa Tulsiak

Earth Day 2022

Every year on April 22, governments, institutions, businesses, and people across the globe collectively honor planet Earth and recognize the ever-pressing necessity of transitioning to a more equitable green economy. This year's National Earth Day theme, Invest in Our Planet

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Our Fall 2022 Catalog Shows What's Next from Notre Dame Press

Author: Notre Dame Press News

Notre Dame Press Fall 2022 Catalog

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to present its catalog of Fall 2022 titles. This collection promises to engage readers with a broad range of subjects, from environmental studies to U.S. politics to African American history.…

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Notre Dame Press 2021 Media Report is Available

Author: Notre Dame Press News

Notre Dame Press Annual Media Report 2021

2021 was a remarkable year for the University of Notre Dame Press. Book sales increased 20% over the previous year with nearly 60,000 print books sold in the U.S. and more than 6,000 books sold internationally. E-book sales also experienced a strong uptick, including the sale of digital backlist titles, many of which were originally published decades ago in print editions.…

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“Monk’s Notre Dame” Now Available in Paperback

Author: Chelsey Boyle

"Monk's Notre Dame" by Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.

Monk's Notre Dame by president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., is available in a new paperback edition on April 1, 2022. This wonderful collection of humorous, poignant, and revealing stories and anecdotes offers special insight into the university, from which Father “Monk” Malloy first received his B. A. degree in 1963 and then went on to serve so faithfully for almost five decades, starting in 1974.

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David Bentley Hart’s New Book Explores Nature and Supernature

Author: Theresa Tulsiak

"You Are Gods" by David Bentley Hart

In recent years, the theological—and, more specifically, Roman Catholic—question of the supernatural has made an astonishing return from seeming oblivion.

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce the release of You Are Gods by David Bentley Hart

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Greg Bourke (ND ’82) to receive GALA ND/SMC and ARC ND Distinguished Alumni Award

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Greg Bourke, author of "Gay, Catholic, and American"

Greg Bourke will receive the GALA ND/SMC and ARC ND Distinguished Alumni Award at the University of Notre Dame. The distinguished alumni award is given to graduates of either Notre Dame or Saint Mary’s College who have made significant contributions to the LGBTQ+ community through their professional or community service activities

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James R. Langford, Retired Director of Notre Dame Press, Passes Away

Author: Notre Dame Press News

James R. Langford, Director, University of Notre Dame Press (1974–1999)

James R. Langford, director of Notre Dame Press for 25 years and a longtime community leader in service to inner-city children, died March 3 in South Bend. He was 84.

Raised in South Bend, Langford overcame a stroke at birth to become a state tennis champion at St. Joseph High School, followed by enrollment in 1955 across the street at the University of Notre Dame, where he majored in journalism.…

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"Beyond the Story," by Christina Bieber Lake, Receives Christianity & Literature's Book of the Year Award

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Beyond The Story by Christina Bieber Lake

Each year the Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL) awards a Book-of-the-Year Award to the author and publisher of the work that has “contributed most to the dialogue between literature and the Christian faith.” This year, the CCL’s Award Committee selected Christina Bieber Lake’s Beyond the Story: American Literary Fiction and the Limits of Materialism

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Book Launch for "Future Peace: Technology, Aggression, and the Rush to War"

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Future Peace Book Launch

On Monday, April 11, 2022, 4:30–6:30 p.m. EST, the John R. Reilly Center and the Notre Dame International Security Center will co-host a book launch for "Future Peace: Technology, Aggression, and the Rush to War

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Justus Doenecke’s “More Precious Than Peace” Uncovers the American Experience in WWI

Author: Theresa Tulsiak and Kathryn Pitts

More Precious Than Peace by Justus D. Doenecke

In April 1917, the entry of America into World War I marks one of the major turning points in the nation's history. In the span of just nineteen months, the United States sent nearly two million troops overseas, established a robust propaganda apparatus, and created an unparalleled war machine that played a major role in securing Allied victory in the fall of 1918. At the helm of the nation, Woodrow Wilson and his administration battled against political dissidence, domestic and international controversies, and their own lack of experience leading a massive war effort.…

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Notre Dame Press Director Stephen Wrinn Interviewed in NDWorks

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Stephen Wrinn, Director, Notre Dame Press

University of Notre Dame Press Director Stephen Wrinn is interviewed in the latest issue of NDWorks. The piece, written by Natalie Davis Miller, captures how Notre Dame Press operates today. Miller describes how the editorial staff selects titles to be published among hundreds of submissions, outlines how the ND Press team guides a manuscript from submission to publication, and explains the Press's critical role within the academic

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The Fight for More Ethical Technology in “Future Peace,” by ND Professor Robert H. Latiff

Author: Theresa Tulsiak

"Future Peace" by Robert H. Latiff

In a world where complex technologies clash with escalating international tensions, how can artificial intelligence be trusted?

Today, there are more than six hundred Department of Defense projects that are looking to incorporate artificial intelligence into warfighting. According to Sue Halperin in a recent article in The New Yorker

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