Author: Jennifer Bernal

Announcing Spring Books from Notre Dame Press

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to present its Spring 2020 Catalog. This season, the Press is releasing a number of books with Notre Dame connections that range from a popular guidebook to the Basilica at Notre Dame to studies on international human rights. These upcoming titles include: Stories in Light: A Guide to […]

Poet Leia Penina Wilson will read from her new book at the University of Notre Dame

On January 29, 2020, at 7:30PM, award-winning poet Leia Penina Wilson will be reading from her recently published book, Splinters Are Children of Wood, at 232 Decio Hall, University of Notre Dame. The reading is sponsored by the Creative Writing Department. The wildly unrestrained poems in Splinters Are Children of Wood, Wilson’s second collection and winner of the Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry, pose […]

New book examines the rise and fall of an Indiana mill town

Ronald V. Morris, professor of history at Ball State University, is the author of a new book titled Yountsville: The Rise and Decline of an Indiana Mill Town.  In this volume, Morris and collaborators examine the history and context of a rural Midwestern town, including family labor, working women, immigrants, and competing visions of the future. Combining perspectives from […]

Solzhenitsyn’s “Between Two Millstones, Book 1” named Outstanding Academic Title by “Choice” Magazine 

Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzheitsyn’s Between Two Millstones, Book 1: Sketches of Exile, 1974-1978 has been selected as a 2019 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine. This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 521 books and digital resources chosen by the Choice editorial staff from among the over 4,600 titles reviewed by Choice during the past year and the more than 21,000 titles submitted to Choice during this […]

Notre Dame Press joins JSTOR

The University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to announce that it has joined Books at JSTOR, making more than 400 titles available on a platform for discovering and connecting research, images, and primary sources. The University of Notre Dame Press is the largest Catholic university press in the world, publishing academic and general interest […]

New memoir details the life of a Czech priest in hiding

In his new book, From the Underground Church to Freedom, international best-selling author and theologian Tomáš Halík shares for the first time the dramatic story of his life as a secretly ordained priest in Communist Czechoslovakia. Born in Prague in 1948, Halík spent his childhood under Stalinism. He describes his conversion to Christianity during the time of communist persecution of the church, […]

“Quill and Cross in the Borderlands” wins Honorable Mention for the Thomas J. Lyon Award

Anna M. Nogar’s book, Quill and Cross in the Borderlands: Sor María de Ágreda and the Lady in Blue, 1628 to the Present, received an Honorable Mention for the Thomas J. Lyon Award at the Western Literature Association’s annual conference in September. This award honors books that are outstanding scholarly studies on the literature and culture of the American […]

Esteemed editor Charles “Chuck” L. Van Hof passes away

The University of Notre Dame Press is saddened to share the news of the passing of our friend and colleague, retired senior acquisitions editor Charles “Chuck” L. Van Hof, of Crystal Lake, Illinois. Chuck came to Notre Dame Press in 2004 from Wm. B. Eerdmans, where he was employed for twenty-four years as managing editor and later […]