The University of Akron Press annual faculty and staff holiday book sale will run from November 16-December 11, 2020. We are offering discounted prices on some of our newer books as well as older favorites. For more details, please see attachment. Orders may be emailed to email@example.com, or by phone by calling ext. 6962. Free delivery provided via campus mail. Order early as quantities are limited.
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.
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.
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.
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.