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14
Oct

Pasta’s Untold Story

Today’s New York Times Dining section features Oretta Zanini de Vita, author of Encyclopedia of Pasta, as she opens the door onto the centuries of history that shape each type of Italian …

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14
Oct

A Toast to History

Dr. Patrick E. McGovern, a biomolecular archaeologist and author of Uncorking the Past: The Quest for Wine, Beer, and Other Alcoholic Beverages, works with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery to resurrect the world’s …

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07
Oct

Parallel Universe: 38º North

David and Janet Carle have embarked on worldwide journey along the 38th parallel, exploring how water issues, environment, and culture intersect at this central latitude. They will chronicle their journey on their blog, Parallel Universe: 38º North, as they travel from the United States through Japan, Korea, and China, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Greece, Sicily, Spain, and Portugal. Their experience will be the basis of a future UC Press book.

Janet and David Carle both worked as California State Park Rangers for more than 27 years. Janet is editor of the CA State Park Rangers’ Association newsletter, and David’s many books include Introduction to Air in California, Introduction to Fire in California, and Introduction to Water in California.

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07
Oct

Hurt Book Sale, October 15

University of California Press will sell hundreds of new and slightly scuffed books from the warehouse at a significant discount on Thursday, October 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Prices are …

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24
Sep

Boom: New UC Press Journal

The University of California Press Journals division announced the forthcoming publication of Boom: A Journal of California, a new peer-reviewed, quarterly journal dedicated to social, political, and cultural issues in the Golden …

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