Author: Notre Dame Press

An Excerpt from “The University of Notre Dame: A History” by Thomas E. Blantz C.S.C.

Thomas Blantz’s monumental The University of Notre Dame: A History tells the story of the renowned Catholic university’s growth and development from a primitive grade school and high school founded in 1842 by the Congregation of Holy Cross in the wilds of northern Indiana to the acclaimed undergraduate and research institution it became by the early twenty-first […]

Tomáš Halík’s “I Want You to Be” Named U.S. Catholic Book Club Feature

This month, the U.S. Catholic Book Club selected international best-selling author and theologian Tomáš Halík’s book, I Want You to Be: On the God of Love, as their featured August title. Originally published in 2016, the University of Notre Dame Press released a paperback edition of the critically acclaimed book in 2019. I Want You to Be received the Catholic Press Association First […]

An Interview with James Bernauer, S.J., author of “Jesuit Kaddish”

James Bernauer, S.J., is the author, editor, and co-editor of a number of books, including “The Tragic Couple”: Encounters Between Jews and Jesuits. He agreed to talk to us about his recently published book, Jesuit Kaddish: Jesuits, Jews, and Holocaust Remembrance. Lauren Faulkner Rossi, of Simon Fraser University, said that Jesuit Kaddish, “is a thorough, […]

Notre Dame Press Mourns Passing of Nobel Peace Prize Winner

John Hume, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in Northern Ireland, died on Aug. 3, 2020. Hume was one of the architects of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, which ended the violent conflict in Northern Ireland by bringing unionists and Irish republicans into a power-sharing government. The University of Notre Dame Press […]

An Interview with Trevor Shelley, author of “Globalization and Liberalism”

Trevor Shelley recently published his first book, Globalization and Liberalism: Montesquieu, Tocqueville, and Manent, and he agreed to talk to us about the process. When did you first get the idea to write this book? What motivated you to write it? I first encountered the work of Pierre Manent while living in Budapest, HU, where […]

“March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2,” longlisted for the 2020 READ RUSSIA PRIZE

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to announce that Nobel prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2, translated by Marian Schwartz, was one of twenty titles longlisted for the 2020 READ RUSSIA PRIZE. The Red Wheel is Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution. He spent decades writing about just four of the most important periods, or […]

Congratulations to our Catholic Press Association Book Award Winners

We are delighted to announce that seven titles were named Catholic Press Association Book Award winners on July 2, 2020, at the first Virtual Catholic Media Conference. This year, UNDP books received first place awards in Theology and Faithful Citizenship/ Religious Freedom  categories, second place awards in Memoir and  Faithful Citizenship/ Religious Freedom categories, third place and honorable mention in the History category, and an […]

An Excerpt from “No Bridges Blown” by William B. Dreux

When William B. Dreux parachuted into France in 1944, the OSS infantry officer had cinematic visions of blood-and-guts heroics, of leading the French Maquis resistance forces in daring missions to blow up key bridges and delay the German advance. This isn’t the glamorized screen-ready account he expected; this is the real story. No Bridges Blown is […]

Preorder a Signed Copy of “The University of Notre Dame: A History”

During this time of necessary distance, the University of Notre Dame Press and Father Thomas Blantz are pleased to offer the Notre Dame family a personalized piece of campus history. Preorder The University of Notre Dame: A History through the form at the bottom of this post to receive a signed or personalized copy from Father Blantz. Don’t wait to order, […]