MEDIA and IN THE NEWS
Soup for Syria: Recipes to Celebrate
Our Shared Humanity by Barbara Abdeni Massaad (9781566560894
Publishing) is a much sought-after book, with donations going
to fund food and medical relief for Syrian refugees. Immigrant
Cookbook by Lelyla Moushabeck (9781566560382
Publishing), also will donate to the ACLU for each copy sold.
What We Talk About When We Talk About
Rape by Sohaila Abdulali (9781620974735
The New Press)
has received a Starred PW review. "Her clear-eyed assessments, grace,
and literary touches will make this book valuable reading for
sociologists, therapists, feminists, and anyone who believes women
should be able to move through the world free from fear."
AWARD WINNERS and NOMINEES and NOTABLE
Professor At Large by John Cleese
Cornell University Press) has been
listed on Vanity Fair's 11 Non-Fiction Books-to-Read for Fall
2018! It is a
wonderfully quotable book on Twitter and other social media platforms.
Don't miss this one! Harper's Magazine is running an excerpt in November.
Siberian Exile by Julija Sukys (9780803299597
University of Nebraska Press) has won the Vine Canadian Jewish Book Award, for non-fiction. The
winner, which was announced October 11, 2018, will receive a
Black Jesus and Other Superheroes by
Venita Blackburn (9781496201867
University of Nebraska Press) has won the American PEN Award
Beasts of Burden by Sunaura Taylor (9781620971284)
and Dawn of Detroit by Tiya Miles both form
The New Press)
are American Book Award winners for 2018.
Alou: My Baseball Journey by Felipe Alou (9781496201522
University of Nebraska Press) is a bestseller and the #1
baseball according to Amazon.ca, and has been frequently reviewed on
sports shows and podcasts.
Gennaro Contaldo, author of Gennaro's Fast Cook
Interlink Publishing) is cooking fast
Italian food with his pal Jamie Oliver in a new cooking series,
currently airing in the UK. Remember many of Oliver's shows do air in
Canada on the Gusto network.
The Aleppo Cookbook:
Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria by
Marlene Matar (97815666569972
Interlink Publishing) was selected
as one of the top 10 cookbooks of 2017 by Booklist, is now
available in trade paper.
RECOMMENDATIONS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Country Music USA
50th Anniversary Edition by Bill C Malone (9781477315354
of Texas Press) will be used as the basis for Ken Burn's new
series on country music coming to PBS in 2019.
People magazine call
Woman Walk the Line by Holly Gleason (9781477313916
Press of Texas) "a
rhapsodic, moving look at music's transformative power". Don't miss this
by Leslie Tepper, along with BC based co-authors, (9780803296923
University of Nebraska Press) had a very successful
launch at the Museum of Vancouver, and is a must have, that coincides
with the Salish Weaving exhibit, at the UBC Museum of
Anthropology in Vancouver, BC.
Effective July 1, 2016 Codasat Canada Limited is
pleased to announce they will be representing and distributing books in
Cornell University Press.
All of the books above, or any
titles from the
publishers that we represent, can be ordered
University of Toronto Press Distribution