Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Association of American University Presses this year celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1937

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Publishers Newswire/ -- This year, the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1937. Both the history of the association and the future of scholarly communications will provide focus for a series of events, including a "University Press Week" in November 2012, to mark the occasion of the AAUP 75th anniversary.

New book, Education Behind Bars, by Christopher Zoukis

PETERSBURG, Va. /Publishers Newswire/ -- In 'Education Behind Bars' (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press) author Christopher Zoukis makes the case for why all Americans should support education in our prison system. Most Americans don't realize that the United States could save upwards of $60 billion each year by simply educating prisoners. 'Why should the American taxpayer care about people who are incarcerated in our prison system? Simple, it is a true cost-saving measure that should be discussed,' says the author.

Author Peggy Orenstein Dissects Today’s New ‘Girlie-Girl Culture’ at Dallas Event

DALLAS, Texas /Publishers Newswire/ -- Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas will hold a lecture, 'What is a Girly-Girl?' on Feb. 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in partnership with The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture. Author Peggy Orenstein will discuss today's girly-girl culture that influences them from infancy onward.

New book and website, Restaurants Recommended, by Deborah Gonderil

CHICAGO, Ill. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Unable to find a restaurant ratings' guide that not only incorporated multiple cities, but one that provided unprejudiced and genuine opinions of professional reviewers, author Deborah Gonderil chose to publish 'Restaurants Recommended' (ISBN: 978-1466283176; paperback), compiling a series of sources of reviews from professional food critics.

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