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  • Preorder now: Hail We Akron!
    Preorder now: Hail We Akron!

    Hail We Akron! gathers memories, impressions, and opinions of alumni, friends, stakeholders, and donors about Akron's hometown college since its achievement of state status, the third phase of its transformation from Buchtel College and the municipal university. To preorder this beautiful slipcased hardcover book, go to http://shop.btpubservices.com/Title/9781629221816.

  • Book Release: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, A Photographic History, 1898-1951
    Book Release: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, A Photographic History, 1898-1951

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company A Photographic History, 1898-1951 features over two hundred rare and visually stunning historic photographs from the collection, many of which have never been published before. Head archivist S. Victor Fleischer meticulously reviewed, selected, and researched each image to provide descriptive captions and a readable, authoritative narrative to tell the fascinating stories behind the products.

  • Book release: Quick & Quotable by William Hershey
    Book release: Quick & Quotable by William Hershey

    Quick & Quotable: Columns from Washington, 1985-1997. This collection of William Hershey's weekly columns as the Akron Beacon Journal’s Washington correspondent looks at how members of Congress from Ohio contributed to the headlines and what the headlines meant for readers in terms of issues such as the economy, clean air, trade and the United States’ place in the world.

  • Book Release: Hear Me Ohio by Jen Hirt
    Book Release: Hear Me Ohio by Jen Hirt

    Hear Me Ohio is a collection of essays about leaving Ohio while always looking back at it from places as far and different as Idaho, to the familiar forest of an arboretum in Kentucky, to the Pennsylvania riverbanks of the Susquehanna River. Readers will find nature writing, meditations, literary journalism, and memoir—a range of approaches for covering a range of miles and years since a childhood spent growing up in Hirt’s Greenhouse in Strongsville, Ohio, which was the subject of her first book.

  • Book release: A Brief History of Fruit by Kimberly Quiogue Andrews
    Book release: A Brief History of Fruit by Kimberly Quiogue Andrews

    Winner of the 2018 Akron Poetry Prize, selected by Diane Seuss

    This superb collection offers up history—personal, familial, postcolonial, geopolitical, ecological—and indeed the history of fruit, fruit as sustenance, pleasure, exploitable product, as image, parent, love, and wound. 


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