Bird Fact Friday—Bonaparte’s Gull

Adapted from page 50 of Gulls Simplified: Bonaparte’s is delicately proportioned overall, with a long-winged profile; a small, round head; and a petite, short, thin, straight, pointy, tern-like bill. In feeding flight, they … [Read More...]

Christie Henry on the Evolution of University Press Science Publishing

In The Atlantic this month, science journalist Ed Yong writes about new studies on the evolution of mammals that convey how much humans have turned up evolutionary dynamics. Since the 16th century, we sapiens have wiped out 500 million years of … [Read More...]

David Hu on How to Walk on Water and Climb Up Walls (Part 1)

Insects walk on water, snakes slither, and fish swim. Animals move with astounding grace, speed, and versatility: how do they do it, and what can we learn from them? In How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls, David Hu takes readers on an accessible, … [Read More...]

Joel Waldfogel on Digital Renaissance

The digital revolution poses a mortal threat to the major creative industries—music, publishing, television, and the movies. The ease with which digital files can be copied and distributed has unleashed a wave of piracy with disastrous effects on … [Read More...]

UPress Week Blog Tour #TurnItUp History

The UPress Week blog tour continues today and we are ready to crank up the volume on History. Here's what's on the lineup: In the WLU Press blog post, Nil Santiáñez, author of the recently-published Wittgenstein's Ethics and Modern Warfare, explores … [Read More...]

Louise Shelley on Dark Commerce

Though mankind has traded tangible goods for millennia, recent technology has changed the fundamentals of trade, in both legitimate and illegal economies. In the past three decades, the most advanced forms of illicit trade have broken with all … [Read More...]

Browse our Religion 2019 Catalog

Our new Religion catalog includes a timely defense of religious diversity and its centrality to American identity; a biography of the New Testament’s most mystifying and incendiary book; and a comprehensive history of the changing, complex, and … [Read More...]

UPress Week Blog Tour: #TurnItUp – The Neighborhood

Today's blog tour focuses on "The Neighborhood" with a collection of insights from our esteemed colleagues on publishing in the field of regional studies, a key mission for many university presses. Over at the University of Manitoba Press, the … [Read More...]

On the Future by Martin Rees