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Judging for the 2008 AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show took place January 17-18, 2008 at the AAUP Central Office in New York City. Approximately 342 books, 374 jackets and covers, and 5 journals were entered. From this pool of excellent design, the jurors chose 44 books, 1 journal, and 31 jackets/covers as the very best examples. 

The 2008 Book, Jacket, & Journal Show premiered at the AAUP Annual Meeting in Montréal, June 26-29, 2008. The show traveled around the country from September 2008 to May 2009.

Jurors

Book and Journal Interior Design
Susan Colberg, Associate Professor of Visual Communication Design,
  University of Alberta
Kent Lew, Freelance Book Designer, Typographic Consultant, and
  Type Designer

Book and Journal Jacket Design
William Drenttel, Co-owner of Winterhouse Studio and President
  Emeritus of the American Institute of Graphic Arts
Jessica Helfand, Co-owner of Winterhouse Studio and
  Contributing Editor to Print, Eye, and ID

2008 Show Committee

Will Powers, Minnesota Historical Society Press, Chair
David Graham, University Press of Florida
Todd Lape, University Press of Mississippi
Betsy Litz, Princeton University Press
Maya Rhodes, Wayne State University Press
Laurie Searl State University of New York Press
Linda Secondari, Columbia University Press

Acknowledgments

The Association and the 2008 Show Committee extend our thanks to Friesens Corporation, New Leaf Paper Company, S4Carlisle Publishing Services, and Victor Sira.

Selected Entries

Scholarly Typographic (13)

The University of Alberta Press
Great Canadian Film Directors, edited by George Melnyk
Designer/Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Michael Luski
Project Editor: Peter Midgley

Columbia University Press
Head, Eyes, Flesh, and Blood: Giving Away the Body in Indian Buddhist Literature, by Reiko Ohnuma
Designer: Milenda Nan Ok Lee
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome
Acquiring Editor: Wendy Lochner
Project Editor: Ron Harris

Duke University Press
Beautiful at All Seasons: Southern Gardening and Beyond with Elizabeth Lawrence,
by Elizabeth Lawrence
Designer/Production Coordinator: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Acquiring Editor: Reynolds Smith
Project Editor: Katharine Baker

Duke University Press
Dolly Mixtures: The Remaking of Genealogy, by Sarah Franklin
Designer/Production Coordinator: Cherie Westmoreland
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Justin Faerber

Duke University Press
Partisan Canons, edited by Anna Brzyski
Designer/Production Coordinator: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editors: Katharine Baker and Molly Balikov

Duke University Press
The Urban Generation: Chinese Cinema and Society at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century,
edited by Zhang Zhen
Designer: Katy Clove
Production Coordinator: Cherie Westmoreland
Acquiring Editor: Reynolds Smith
Project Editor: Justin Faerber

Duke University Press
W Stands for Women: How the George W. Bush Presidency Shaped a New Politics of Gender,
edited by Michaele L. Ferguson and Lori Jo Marso
Designer/Production Coordinator: Heather Hensley
Acquiring Editor: Courtney Berger
Project Editor: Mark Mastromarino

University of Georgia Press
Writing Matters: Rhetoric in Public and Private Lives, by Andrea A. Lunsford
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Kathi Dailey Morgan
Acquiring Editor: Andrew Berzanskis
Project Editor: Jon Davies

University of Iowa Press
Fiction Sets You Free: Literature, Liberty, and Western Culture, by Russell A. Berman
Designer: April Leidig-Higgins
Production Coordinator: Karen Copp
Acquiring Editor: Joe Parsons
Project Editor: Charlotte Wright

University of Massachusetts Press
The Culture and Sport of Skiing: From Antiquity to World War II, by E. John B. Allen
Designer: Richard Hendel
Production Coordinator: Sally Nichols
Acquiring Editor: Clark Dougan
Project Editor: Carol Betsch

University of Nebraska Press
A Life in Letters: Selected Correspondence, by Max Horkheimer
Designer: Teresa W. Wingfield
Production Coordinator: Alison Rold
Acquiring Editor: Ladette Randolph
Project Editor: Sabrina Stellrecht

University of Washington Press
Beyond Literary Chinatown, by Jeffrey F.L. Partridge
Designer/Production Coordinator: Pamela Canell
Acquiring Editor: Jacqueline Ettinger
Project Editor: Kathleen Pike Jones

University of Washington Press
Ipse Dixit: How the World Looks to a Federal Judge, by William L. Dwyer
Designer/Production Coordinator: Audrey Meyer
Acquiring Editor: Pat Soden
Project Editor: Marilyn Trueblood

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Scholarly Illustrated (7)

Getty Publications
Greeks on the Black Sea: Ancient Art from the Hermitage, edited by Anna A. Trofimova
Designer: Jeffrey Cohen
Production Coordinator: Elizabeth Kahn
Project Editor: Benedicte Gilman

McGill-Queen's University Press
Jan van Noordt: Painter of History and Portraits in Amsterdam, by David A. de Witt
Designer: David LeBlanc, Studio oneonone
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam
Acquiring Editor: Roger Martin
Project Editor: Joan McGilvray

National Gallery of Art
The Art of the American Snapshot,1888-1978, by Sarah Greenough, et al.
Designer: Margaret Bauer
Production Coordinator: Chris Vogel
Editor: Tam Curry Bryfogle

National Gallery of Art
Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945, by Matthew S. Witkovsky
Designer: Wendy Schleicher
Production Coordinator: Chris Vogel
Editor: Ulrike Mills

Penn State University Press
Beyond Pleasure: Freud, Lacan, Barthes, by Margaret Iversen
Designer: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton Acquiring Editor: Gloria Kury
Project Editor: Laura Reed-Morrisson

Penn State University Press
Dynamic Splendor: The Wall Mosaics in the Cathedral of Eufrasius at Pore?,? by Ann Terry and
Henry Maguire
Designer: Jo Ellen Ackerman
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton
Acquiring Editor: Gloria Kury
Project Editor: Brigitte Goldstein

University of Virginia Press
A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, by Thomas Hariot
Designer: Glen Burris
Production Coordinator: Brooke Kelley
Acquiring Editor: Penelope Kaiserlian
Project Editor: Ellen Satrom

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Trade Typographic (4)

The University of Chicago Press
Madame Proust: A Biography, by Evelyne Bloch-Dano; translated by Alice Kaplan
Designer: Maia Wright
Production Coordinator: Susan Cohen
Acquiring Editor: Alan Thomas
Project Editor: Anita Samen

The University of Chicago Press
Tulipmania: Money, Honor, and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden Age, by Anne Goldgar
Designer: Maia Wright
Production Coordinator: David O'Connor
Acquiring Editor: Doug Mitchell
Project Editor: Joel Score

University of Georgia Press
Dough: A Memoir, by Mort Zachter
Designer: Erin Kirk New
Production Coordinator: Walton Harris
Acquiring Editor: Andrew Berzanskis
Project Editor: Jennifer Reichlin

University of Washington Press
Danish Cookbooks: Domesticity and National Identity, 1616-1901, by Carol Gold
Designer/Production Coordinator: Ashley Saleeba
Acquiring Editor: Michael Duckworth
Project Editors: Dipika Nath and Marilyn Trueblood

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Trade Illustrated (15)

The University of Alberta Press
Dressed to Rule: 18th Century Court Attire in the Mactaggart Art Collection, by John E. Vollmer
Designer/ Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Linda Cameron
Project Editor: Peter Midgley

University of California Press
They Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in Poland before the Holocaust,
by Mayer Kirshenblatt and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
Designer: Nola Burger
Production Coordinators: Janet Villanueva and John Cronin
Acquiring Editor: Stan Holwitz
Project Editors: Rose Vekony and Dore Brown

The University of Chicago Press
Chicago under Glass: Early Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, by Mark Jacob and
Richard Cahan
Designer: Michael Brehm
Production Coordinator: Sylvia Mendoza Hecimovich
Acquiring Editor: Robert Devens
Project Editor: Joel Score

The University of Chicago Press
Maps: Finding Our Place in the World, edited by James R. Akerman and Robert W. Karrow
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Sylvia Mendoza Hecimovich
Acquiring Editor: Christie Henry
Project Editor: Sandra Hazel

The University of Chicago Press
Mystic Bones, by Mark C. Taylor
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: David O'Connor
Acquiring Editor: Alan Thomas
Project Editor: Mara Naselli

The University of Chicago Press
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: A Photographer's Chronicle of the Iraq War, by Ashley Gilbertson
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinators: Sylvia Mendoza Hecimovich and Jill Shimabukuro
Acquiring Editor: Alan Thomas
Project Editor: Mara Naselli

Getty Publications
Ashen Sky: The Letters of Pliny the Younger on the Eruption of Vesuvius, written and translated by Benedicte Gilman; woodblock illustrations by Barry Moser
Designer: Kurt Hauser
Production Coordinator: Elizabeth Zozom
Project Editor: Benedicte Gilman

The MIT Press
Topologies: The Urban Utopia in France,1960-1970, by Larry Busbea
Designer: Derek George
Production Coordinator: Theresa Lamoureux
Acquiring Editor: Roger Conover
Project Editor: Matthew Abbate

Minnesota Historical Society Press
Beneath the Surface: A Natural History of Fisherman's Lake, by Bruce M. Carlson; illustrations by Bruce Granquist
Designer: Cathy Spengler
Production Coordinator: Will Powers
Acquiring Editor: Ann Regan
Project Editor: Mike Hanson

Penn State University Press
The Art and Science of William Bartram, by Judith Magee
Designer: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton
Acquiring Editor: Gloria Kury
Project Editor: Cherene Holland

Penn State University Press
Jane Hammond: Paper Work, edited by Marianne Doezema
Designer: Diane Jaroch
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton
Acquiring Editor: Gloria Kury
Project Editor: Cherene Holland

University of Texas Press
So That All Shall Know: Photographs, edited by Oscar Iván Maldonado
Designer: Lisa C. Tremaine
Production Coordinator: David S. Cavazos
Acquiring Editor: Theresa May
Project Editor: Leslie Tingle

University of Washington Press
Arctic Spectacles: The Frozen North in Visual Culture, 1818-1875, by Russell Alan Potter
Designer / Production Coordinator: Ashley Saleeba
Acquiring Editor: Jacqueline Ettinger
Project Editors: Jonathan Dore and Mary Ribesky

Yale University Press
Bears: A Brief History, by Bernd Brunner; translated by Lori Lantz
Designer: Sonia Shannon
Production Coordinator: Karen Stickler
Acquiring Editor: Jean Black
Project Editor: Jeff Schier

Yale University Press
The Great Wall of China: Photographs, by Chen Changfen; translated by Anne Wilkes Tucker
Designer: Daphne Geismar
Production Coordinator: Mary Mayer
Acquiring Editor: Patricia Fidler
Project Editor: Heidi Downey

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Poetry & Literature (2)

The University of Chicago Press
The Selected Poetry and Prose of Andrea Zanzotto, a bilingual edition, by Andrea Zanzotto; edited and translated by Patrick Barron
Designer: Maia Wright
Production Coordinator: Chezin Lee
Acquiring Editor: Randy Petilos
Project Editor: Maia Rigas

Minnesota Historical Society Press
Where One Voice Ends Another Begins: 150 Years of Minnesota Poetry, edited by Robert Hedin
Designer/Production Coordinator: Will Powers
Acquiring Editor: Ann Regan
Project Editor: Pam McClanahan

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Reference (3)

University of Georgia Press
Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast, by Giff Beaton
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Walton Harris
Acquiring Editor: Nicole Mitchell
Project Editor: Courtney Denney

Louisiana State University Press
The Herb Society of America's Essential Guide to Growing and Cooking with Herbs, edited by
Katherine K. Schlosser
Designer/Production Coordinator: Barbara Neely Bourgoyne
Acquiring Editor/Project Editor: Alisa Plant

Minnesota Historical Society Press
AIA Guide to the Twin Cities: The Essential Source on the Architecture of Minneapolis and St. Paul,
by Larry Millett
Designer: Cathy Spengler
Production Coordinator: Will Powers
Acquiring Editor: Greg Britton
Project Editor: Shannon Pennefeather

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Journals (1)

Cambridge University Press
arq: Architecture Research Quarterly
Designer: Angela Ashton
Production Coordinator: Gwenda Edwards
Acquiring Editor: Alistair Lawrence
Project Editor: Richard Weston

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Jackets & Covers (31)

The University of Alberta Press
Great Canadian Film Directors, edited by George Melnyk
Designer/Art Director: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff

University of California Press
Enforced Marginality: Jewish Narratives on Abandoned Wives, by Bluma Goldstein
Designer/Art Director: Nola Burger
Production Coordinator: Sam Rosenthal

University of California Press
Food: The History of Taste, edited by Paul Freedman
Designer: Claudia Smelser
Art Director: Nicole Hayward
Production Coordinator: Ren Thompson

University of California Press
Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism,
by Ehrhard Bahr
Designer/Art Director: Sandy Drooker
Production Coordinator: Sam Rosenthal

The University of Chicago Press
The Anti-Journalist: Karl Kraus and Jewish Self-Fashioning in Fin-de-Siecle Europe , by Paul Reitter
Designer/Art Director: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: David O'Connor

The University of Chicago Press
Hard Road West: History and Geology along the Gold Rush Trail. by Keith Heyer Meldahl
Designer/Art Director: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Chezin Lee

The University of Chicago Press
Isolarion: A Different Oxford Journey, by James Attlee
Designer/Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Chezin Lee

The University of Chicago Press
The Pinocchio Effect: On Making Italians 1860-1920, by Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg
Designer/Art Director: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude

The University of Chicago Press
Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism, by Daniel S. Greenberg
Designer/Art Director: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude

The University of Chicago Press
Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences, by Bernard Lightman
Designer/Art Director: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies

Columbia University Press
Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons, by Joseph Cirincione
Designer: Vin Dang
Art Director: Linda Secondari
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome

Columbia University Press
Electric Sounds: Technological Change and the Rise of Corporate Mass Media, by Steve J. Wurtzler
Designer/Art Director: Vin Dang
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome

Cornell University Press
Freedom in the Workplace?, by Gertrude Ezorsky
Designer/Art Director: Scott Levine
Production Coordinator: Diana Silva

Duke University Press
Partisan Canons, edited by Anna Brzyski
Designer/Art Director: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Amy Ruth Buchanan

Duke University Press
Reading Boyishly: Roland Barthes, J. M. Barrie, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Marcel Proust, and D. W. Winnicott, by Carol Mavor
Designer/Art Director: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinators: Amy Ruth Buchanan and Deborah Wong

Getty Publications
Art, Anti-Art, Non-Art: Experimentations in the Public Sphere in Postwar Japan, 1950-1970, edited by Charles Merewether with Rika Iezumi Hiro
Designer: Catherine Lorenz
Production Coordinator: Stacy Miyagawa

McGill-Queen's University Press
Wet Apples, White Blood, by Naomi Guttman
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam

McGill-Queen's University Press
From Revolution to Ethics: May 1968 and Contemporary French Thought, by Julian Bourg
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam

The MIT Press
American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock, by Christopher McGrory Klyza and David J. Sousa
Designer/Art Director: Emily Gutheinz
Production Coordinator: Janet Rossi

The MIT Press
I am a Beautiful Monster: Poetry, Prose, and Provocation, by Francis Picabia; Translated by
Marc Lowenthal
Designer/Art Director: Emily Gutheinz
Production Coordinator: Janet Rossi

The University of Michigan Press
Chic Ironic Bitterness, by R. Jay Magill, Jr.
Designer/Art Director Adamo D'Aristotile and Mike Savitski
Production Coordinator: Mary H. Sexton

Michigan State University Press
Cold, Clear and Deadly: Unraveling a Toxic Legacy, by Melvin J. Visser
Designer/Art Director: Charles Brock, The Designworks Group
Production Coordinator: Annette Tanner

University of Minnesota Press
Sedaris, by Kevin Kopelson
Designer: David Drummond, Salamander Hill Design
Art Director: Catherine Clements
Production Coordinator: Catherine Clements

University Press of Mississippi
Ragged but Right: Black Traveling Shows, "Coon Songs," and the Dark Pathway to Blues and Jazz,
by Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff
Designer/Art Director: Chris Ware
Production Coordinator: Todd Lape

National Gallery of Art
The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888-1978, by Sarah Greenough and Diane Waggoner
Designer: Margaret Bauer
Production Coordinator: Chris Vogel

New York University Press
The Art of Ill Will: The Story of American Political Cartoons, by Donald Dewey
Designer/Art Director: Kimberly Glyder
Production Coordinator: Charles B. Hames

Princeton University Press
Dream, Death, and the Self, by J.J. Valberg
Designer/Art Director: Pamela Schnitter
Production Coordinator: Sharyn Zasada

University of Texas Press
Conceptualism in Latin American Art: Didactics of Liberation, by Luis Camnitzer
Designer/Art Director: Lisa C. Tremaine
Production Coordinator: David S. Cavazos

University of Texas Press
Forgiveness, by Jim Grimsley
Designer/Art Director: Ellen McKie
Production Coordinator: David S. Cavazos

University of Texas Press
Oology and Ralph's Talking Eggs: Bird Conservation Comes Out of Its Shell, by Carrol L. Henderson
Designer/Art Director: Lisa C. Tremaine
Production Coordinator: David S. Cavazos

University of Texas Press
Russell Lee Photographs: Images from the Russell Lee Photograph Collection at the Center for American History, by Russell Lee
Designer/Art Director: Teresa W. Wingfield
Production Coordinator: David S. Cavazos

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