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Judging for the 2014 AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show took place January 23-24 at the AAUP Central Office in New York City. Approximately 263 books, 330 jacket and cover designs, and 4 journals were entered. 39 books, 22 jackets and covers, and 1 journal were chosen by the jurors as the very best examples from this pool of excellent design. View the selected titles in the show catalog or at one of the stops on its upcoming university press tour.

The 2014 show premiered at the AAUP Annual Meeting in New Orleans, June 22-24. The show will be exhibited at member presses around the country from September 2014 through May 2015. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with any questions about the show's schedule or how to request an exhibit.

Jurors

Andrew Barker, Designer, Penguin, Faber and Faber, Pan Macmillan, the Folio Society, and others
Emmet Byrne, Design Director, Walker Art Center
Kathleen Lynch, Founder, Black Kat Design
Maia Wright, Principal Designer, Index, and Assistant Professor of Design at Texas State University

2014 Show Committee

Nathan Putens, Nebraska, Chair
Jamison Cockerham, Indiana
Jeffrey Cohen, Getty
Dustin Kilgore, Washington
Joeth Zucco, Nebraska

Acknowledgments

The Association and the 2014 Show Committee extend our thanks to Jamison Cockerham (Indiana) for the call for entries and web banner design and to BookMobile for the call for entries paper and printing. Paper, printing, and binding for this year's catalog was graciously donated by Friesens, with special thanks and appreciation to Doug Symington at Friesens and Duncan McCallum and Elise Gochberg at Spectrum Print Group, Santa Rosa, California.

Selected Entries

Scholarly Typographic (10)

The University of Alberta Press
Recognition and Modes of Knowledge: Anagnorisis from Antiquity to Contemporary Theory edited by Teresa G. Russo
Designer: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Browoff
Acquiring Editor: Peter Midgley
Project Editor: Mary Lou Roy

The University of Chicago Press
Bas Jan Ader: Death Is Elsewhere by Alexander Dumbadze
Designer: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Kathleen Raven
Acquiring Editor: Susan Bielstein
Project Editor: Joel Score

The University of Chicago Press
Everyday Technology: Machines and the Making of India's Modernity by David Arnold
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: Karen Merikangas Darling
Project Editor: Kelly Finefreock- Creed

Duke University Press
Precarious Japan by Anne Allison
Designer: Courtney Leigh Baker
Production Coordinator: Venus Bradley
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Sara Leone

Duke University Press
Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys by Ruth Behar
Designer: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Tanya Davis
Acquiring Editor: Gisela Fosado
Project Editor: Jessica Ryan

University of Georgia Press
The Larder: Food Studies Methods from the American South edited by John T. Edge, Elizabeth Engelhardt, and Ted Ownby
Designer: Erin Kirk New
Production Coordinator: Kathi Dailey Morgan
Acquiring Editor: Patrick Allen
Project Editor: John Joerschke

University of Georgia Press
Red, White, and Black Make Blue: Indigo in the Fabric of Colonial South Carolina Life by Andrea Feeser
Designer: Erin Kirk New
Production Coordinator: Kathi Dailey Morgan
Acquiring Editor: Sydney DuPre
Project Editor: Rebecca Norton

University of Nebraska Press
The Life and Poetry of Ted Kooser by Mary K. Stillwell
Designer: Nathan Putens
Production Coordinator: Alison Rold
Acquiring Editor: Kristen Elias Rowley
Project Editor: Kyle Simonsen

University of Nevada Press
Carol and John Steinbeck: Portrait of a Marriage by Susan Shillinglaw
Designer: Kathleen Szawiola
Production Coordinator: Kathleen Szawiola
Acquiring Editor: Joanne O'Hare
Project Editor: Annette Wenda

Brandeis University Press/University Press of New England
Woody on Rye: Jewishness in the Films and Plays of Woody Allen edited by Vincent Brook and Marat Grinberg
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Douglas Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Phyllis D. Deutsch
Project Editor: Jessica Stevens

 

Scholarly Illustrated (8)

The University of Chicago Press
From the Score to the Stage: An Illustrated History of Continental Opera Production and Staging by Evan Baker
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: Kathleen Hansell and Marta Tonegutti
Project Editor: Sandra Hazel

Duke University Press
The Echo of Things: The Lives of Photographs in the Solomon Islands by Christopher Wright
Designer: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Venus Bradley
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Sara Leone

National Gallery of Art
Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina by Andrew Robison and Klaus Albrecht Schröder
Designer: Brad Ireland
Production Coordinator: Chris Vogel
Acquiring Editor: Judy Metro
Project Editor: Ulrike Mills

University of Nebraska Press
Jon Lewis: Photographs of the California Grape Strike by Richard Steven Street
Designer: Nathan Putens
Production Coordinator: Alison Rold
Acquiring Editor: Matt Bokovoy
Project Editor: Ann Baker

University of Nebraska Press
A Totem Pole History: The Work of Lummi Carver Joe Hillaire by Pauline Hillaire, edited by Gregory P. Fields
Designer: Nathan Putens
Production Coordinator: Alison Rold
Acquiring Editor: Matt Bokovoy
Project Editor: Joeth Zucco

West Virginia University Press
Over the Alleghenies: Early Canals and Railroads of Pennsylvania by Robert J. Kapsch
Designer: Robert L. Wiser, Designer / Than Saffel, Art Director
Production Coordinator: Than Saffel
Acquiring Editor: Carrie Mullen
Project Editor: Hilary Attfield

Yale University Press
Lina Bo Bardi by Zeuler R. M. de A. Lima
Designer: Luke Bulman/Thumb
Production Coordinator: Sarah Henry
Acquiring Editor: Michelle Komie
Project Editor: Laura Jones Dooley

Yale University Press
The Myth of Nouveau Réalisme: Art and the Performative in Postwar France by Kaira M. Cabañas
Designer: Elizabeth Azen / EA Projects
Production Coordinator: Sarah Henry
Acquiring Editor: Katherine Boller
Project Editor: Heidi Downey

 

Trade Typographic (6)

The University of Alberta Press
Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book: An Anatomy of a Book Burning by Lawrence Hill
Designer: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Peter Midgley
Project Editor: Peter Midgley

The University of Chicago Press
Bigger, Brighter, Louder: 150 Years of Chicago Theater as Seen by "Chicago Tribune" Critics by Chris Jones
Designer: Michael Brehm
Production Coordinator: David O'Connor
Acquiring Editor: Paul Schellinger
Project Editor: Sandra Hazel

The University of Chicago Press
Galateo or, The Rules of Polite Behavior edited and translated by M.F. Rusnak
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: David O'Connor
Acquiring Editor: Randolph Petilos
Project Editor: Renaldo Migaldi

University of Georgia Press
Thieves I've Known: Stories by Tom Kealey
Designer: Kaelin Chappell Broaddus
Production Coordinator: Kaelin Chappell Broaddus
Acquiring Editor: Sydney DuPre
Project Editor: Jon Davies

University of Iowa Press
A Brighter Word Than Bright: Keats at Work by Dan Beachy-Quick
Designer: Richard Hendel
Production Coordinator: Karen Copp
Acquiring Editors: Joe Parsons and Elisabeth Chretien
Project Editor: Charlotte Wright

University Press of New England
The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony: America's War of Liberation in Canada, 1774–1776 by Mark R. Anderson
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Douglas Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Richard Pult
Project Editor: Susan Abel

 

Trade Illustrated (10)

University of Alaska Press
I Am Alaskan by Brian Adams
Designer: Roland Adams
Production Coordinator: Sue Mitchell
Acquiring Editor: James Engelhardt
Project Editor: Sue Mitchell

Getty Publications
Architecture in Photographs by Gordon Baldwin
Designer: Jeffrey Cohen
Production Coordinator: Stacy Miyagawa
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editor: Dinah Berland

Getty Publications
Looking East: Rubens's Encounter with Asia edited by Stephanie Schrader
Designer: Jim Drobka
Production Coordinator: Elizabeth Kahn
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editor: Dinah Berland

Getty Publications
This Is the Day: The March on Washington by Leonard Freed
Designer: Jeffrey Cohen
Production Coordinator: Amita Molloy
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editor: Dinah Berland

The Museum of Modern Art
Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light by Sarah Hermanson Meister
Designer: Beverly Joel, pulp, ink.
Production Coordinator: Matthew Pimm
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editor: Jason Best

The Museum of Modern Art
Isa Genzken: Retrospective by Sabine Breitwieser, Laura Hoptman, Michael Darling, and Jeffrey Grove, with an essay by Lisa Lee
Designer: Lorraine Wild and Amy Fortunato, Green Dragon Office
Production Coordinator: Marc Sapir
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editor: Jason Best

University of Texas Press
Arnold Newman: At Work by Roy Flukinger
Designer: Derek George
Production Coordinator: Ellen McKie
Acquiring Editor: Jim Burr
Project Editor: Victoria Davis

University of Texas Press
Color: American Photography Transformed by John Rohrbach
Designer: Lindsay Starr
Production Coordinator: Ellen McKie
Acquiring Editor: Allison Faust
Project Editor: Victoria Davis

University of Texas Press
Two Prospectors: The Letters of Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark by Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark, edited by Chad Hammett
Designer: Lindsay Starr
Production Coordinator: Lindsay Starr
Acquiring Editor: Casey Kittrell
Project Editor: Leslie Tingle

University of Texas Press
Waltercio Caldas by Blanton Museum of Art
Designer: Derek George
Production Coordinator: Ellen McKie
Acquiring Editor: Allison Faust
Project Editor: Leslie Tingle

 

Poetry and Literature (3)

The University of Alberta Press
Massacre Street by Paul Zits
Designer: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Peter Midgley
Project Editor: Peter Midgley

Duke University Press
Alternative Medicine by Rafael Campo
Designer: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Venus Bradley
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Jessica Ryan

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth/University Press of New England
The Only Happy Ending for a Love Story is an Accident by J.P. Cuenca, translated by Elizabeth Lowe
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Douglas Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Mario Pereira
Project Editor: Amanda Dupuis

 

Reference (2)

Brandeis University Press/University Press of New England
Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia: Select Documents, 1772–1914 edited by ChaeRan Y. Freeze and Jay M. Harris
Designer: Eric M. Brooks
Production Coordinator: Douglas Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Phyllis Deutsch
Project Editor: Ann Brash

The University of North Carolina Press
A Field Guide to Gettysburg: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People by Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler
Designer: Kimberly Bryant
Production Coordinator: Heidi Perov
Acquiring Editor: David Perry
Project Editor: Jay Mazzocchi

 

Journals (1)

The Johns Hopkins University Press
diacritics
Designer: Rick Rawlins/Work
Production Coordinator: Kris Zgorski
Acquiring Editor: Bill Breichner
Project Editor: n/a

 

Jackets & Covers (22)

The University of Arizona Press
The Affinity of the Eye: Writing Nikkei in Peru by Ignacio López-Calvo
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Miriam Warren
Art Director: Leigh McDonald

The University of Chicago Press
Darwin Deleted: Imagining a World without Darwin by Peter J. Bowler
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
Islanded: Britain, Sri Lanka, and the Bounds of an Indian Ocean Colony by Sujit Sivasundaram
Designer: Andrea Guinn
Production Coordinator: n/a
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
Personae: A Novel by Sergio De La Pava
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
Sites of the Unconscious: Hypnosis and the Emergence of the Psychoanalytic Setting by Andreas Mayer
Designer: Andrea Guinn
Production Coordinator: Benjamin Balskus
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

Columbia University Press
Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids by Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero
Designer: Philip Pascuzzo
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome
Art Director: Julia Kushnirsky

Duke University Press
Alternative Medicine by Rafael Campo
Designer: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Art Director: Amy Ruth Buchanan

Duke University Press
The Hispanic American Historical Review, issue 93:1
Managing Editor: Sean Mannion
Designer: Kelly Andrus
Production Coordinator: Stacey Lutkoski
Art Director: Sue Hall

Louisiana State University Press
Queer Chivalry: Medievalism and the Myth of White Masculinity in Southern Literature by Tison Pugh
Designer: Michelle Neustrom
Production Coordinator: Michelle Neustrom
Art Director: Michelle Neustrom

The University of Manitoba Press
Sanaaq: An Inuit Novel by Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk
Designer: Marvin Harder
Production Coordinator: Glenn Bergen
Art Director: n/a

University of Minnesota Press
Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics by Chad Lavin
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Alicia Gomez
Art Director: n/a

University of Minnesota Press
Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory beyond Green edited Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
Designer: Quemadura / Jeff Clark
Production Coordinator: Rachel Moeller
Art Director: n/a

University of Minnesota Press
The Thoughtbook of F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Secret Boyhood Diary by F. Scott Fitzgerald, edited and with an introduction by Dave Page
Designer: Anders Hanson, Mighty Media
Production Coordinator: Dan Ochsner
Art Director: n/a

University of Minnesota Press
Vacationland by Sarah Stonich
Designer: Mingovits Design
Production Coordinator: Rachel Moeller
Art Director: n/a

Michigan State University Press
Short Leash: A Memoir of Dog Walking and Deliverance by Janice Gary
Designer: David Drummond, Salamander Hill Design
Production Coordinator: Annette Tanner
Art Director: David Drummond, Salamander Hill Design

University of Nebraska Press
Works Cited: An Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem and Misbehavior by Brandon R. Schrand
Designer: Annie Shahan
Production Coordinator: Alison Rold
Art Director: n/a

New York University Press
Eating Asian America: A Food Studies Reader edited by Robert Ji-Song Ku, Martin F. Manalansan, and Anita Mannur
Designer: Charles B. Hames and Adam Bohannon
Production Coordinator: Charles B. Hames
Art Director: Charles B. Hames

New York University Press
Racial Asymmetries: Asian American Fictional Worlds by Stephen Hong Sohn
Designer: Charles B. Hames
Production Coordinator: Charles B. Hames
Art Director: Charles B. Hames

Oxford University Press
The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art by Anjan Chatterjee
Designer: Thomas Ng
Production Coordinator: Emily Perry
Art Director: Brady McNamara

Princeton University Press
Italo Calvino: Letters, 1941-1985 selected and with an introduction by Michael Wood
Translated by Martin McLaughlin
Designer: Jason Alejandro
Production Coordinator: Betsy Litz
Art Director: Maria Lindenfeldar

University of Washington Press
Church Resistance to Nazism in Norway, 1940-1945 by Arne Hassing
Designer: Dustin Kilgore
Production Coordinator: Pam Canell
Art Director: Tom Eykemans

University of Washington Press
Temple Grove: A Novel by Scott Elliott
Designer: Thomas Eykemans
Production Coordinator: Pamela Canell
Art Director: n/a