New book by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn receives design award

Author: Notre Dame Press News

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Nobel-prize winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 1, translated by Marian Schwartz, was selected by the Association of University Presses for the 2018 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show. Chosen as one of 53 books from over 375 submissions of jackets and covers, the jacket for March 1917 was designed by Jeff Miller at Faceout Studio, under the direction of the University of Notre Dame Press production and design manager Wendy McMillen.

Since 1965, the Association of University Presses has held the Book, Jacket, and Journal Show each year to highlight achievements in design and production in university presses. The winning books and journals for 2018, selected by jurors in New York City, will be displayed in the annual catalog and the traveling show, which premiers in San Francisco on June 17, and continues throughout North America until May 2019.  

March 1917 is part of the multi-volume The Red Wheel, Solzhenitsyn’s magnum opus about the Russian Revolution. The book has garnered attention and admiration from a wide range of critics, including pieces in The Guardian, Law and Liberty The New Criterion, and National Review.

Published by the University of Notre Dame Press, March 1917 is a part of The Center for Ethics and Culture Solzhenitsyn Series, which will also include Between Two Millstones, Book 1: Sketches of Exile, 1974-1978 by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn later this year.

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