Bookshelf

Now Available from UW Press

Penguins
Edited by Pablo Garcia Borboroglu and P. Dee Boersma
UW faculty member and international penguin expert P. Dee Boersma and her colleague Pablo Garcia Borboroglu present the most current knowledge on each of the 18 species of penguins from around the world in this highly illustrated book.

 

Becoming Big League
By Bill Mullins
This is the story of Seattle’s relationship with major league baseball from the 1962 World’s Fair to the completion of the Kingdome in 1976 and beyond. Bill Mullins focuses on the acquisition and loss, after only one year, of the Seattle Pilots and documents their on-the-field exploits in lively play-by-play sections.

 

A Principled Stand
Gordon K. Hirabayashi with James Hirabayashi and Lane Ryo Hirabayashi
This compelling, intimate story reveals what motivated UW student Gordon Hirabayashi to defy the curfew and mass removal of Japanese Americans on the West Coast in 1942, and how he endured his arrest and imprisonment. It also tells how his ideals deepened as he fought discrimination. 

Selections from UW Authors

Ferocious Reality: Documentary according to Werner Herzog
Eric Ames, ’58

One Silken Thread: Poetry’s Presence in Grief
Lee D. Scheingold, ’75

Far Eastern Overexposure
Paul M. Tweiten, ’74

Subversive Seduction: Darwin, Sexual Selection and the Spanish Novel
Travis Landry, ’03, ’08

Media, Erotica, and Transnational Asia
Purinima Mankekar, ’88, ’93

Bridge Crosswords
Jeff Chen, ’01

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