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Judging for the 2007 AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show took place January 18-19, 2010 at the AAUP Central Office in New York City. Approximately 293 books, 335 jackets and covers, and 6 journals were entered. From this pool of excellent design, the jurors chose 51 books, 2 journals, and 32 jackets/covers as the very best examples. 

The 2007 Book, Jacket, & Journal Show premiered at the AAUP Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, June 14-17, 2007. The show traveled around the country from September 2007 to May 2008.

Jurors

Book and Journal Interior Design
Linda Gustafson, Counterpunch Book Design
Patricia Curtan, Graphic Designer/Illustrator

Book and Journal Jacket Design
John Gall, Vice President & Art Director, Vintage/Anchor Books
Cameron Poulter, former Design & Production Manager, University of
  Chicago Press

2007 Show Committee

Lynn Werts, University Press of Florida, Chair
Liz Cosgrove, Oxford University Press
Karl Janssen, University Press of Kansas
Kristin Harpster Lawrence, Wayne State University Press
Barbara Martin, Southern Illinois University Press
Will Powers, Minnesota Historical Society Press
Carolyn Siefken, Duke University Press
Barbara Werden, Texas Tech University Press

Acknowledgments

The Association and the 2007 Show Committee extend our thanks to Will Powers, for designing the call-for-entries; Bookmobile, for the courtesy printing of the call-for-entries; New Leaf Paper, for the paper for the call-for-entries; Liz Cosgrove, for designing the catalog; Transcontinental Metrolitho, for the courtesy printing of the catalog; Brady Palmer Printing, for the courtesy jacket and interior scans; Karl Janssen, for designing the certificate; and all member presses for their support and interest in this very successful design competition.

Selected Entries

Scholarly Typographic (14)

University of Chicago Press
Cartographies of Travel and Navigation by John Ackerman (Editor)
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude
Acquiring Editor: Christine Henry
Project Editor: Mara Naselli

University of Chicago Press
Shylock is Shakespeare by Kenneth Gross
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: Alan Thomas
Project Editor: Erik Carlson

University of Chicago Press
Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge: A View from Europe by Jean-Noël Jeanneney
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Sylvia Hecimovich
Acquiring Editor: Alan Thomas
Project Editor: Anita Sames

Columbia University Press
Molecular Gastronomy: Exploring the Science of Flavor by Herve This
Designers: Vin Dang and Linda Secondari
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome

Duke University Press
Museum Skepticism: A History of the Display of Art in Public Galleries by David Carrier
Designer/Production Coordinator: Cherie Westmoreland
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Katharine Baker

Duke University Press
Cradle of Liberty: Race, the Child, and National Belonging from Thomas Jefferson to W. E. B. Du Bois by Caroline F. Levander
Designer/Production Coordinator: Jennifer Hill
Acquiring Editor: Reynolds Smith
Project Editor: Mark Mastromarino

McGill-Queen’s University Press
Woman with Demons: The Life of Kamiya Mieko by Yuzo Ota
Designers: Garet Markvoot, zijn digital
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam
Acquiring Editor: Roger Martin
Project Editor: Joan McGilvray

University of Nevada Press
Wrangling Women: Humor and Gender in the American West by Kristin M. McAndrews
Designer/Production Coordinator: Kathleen Szawiola
Acquiring Editor: Margaret Dalrymple
Project Editor: Sara Vélez Mallea

The University of North Carolina Press
Walker Percy Remembered: A Portrait in the Words of Those Who Knew Him by David Horace Harwell
Designer: Richard Hendel
Production Coordinator: Heidi Perov
Acquiring Editor: Sian Hunter
Project Editor: Paula Wald

The University of North Carolina Press
American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World by Susan Scott Parrish
Designer: Richard Hendel
Production Coordinator: Heidi Perov
Acquiring Editor: Fredrika Teute
Project Editor: Ron Maner

The University of North Carolina Press
Building Houses Out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, and Power by Psyche A. Williams-Forson
Designer: Richard Hendel
Production Coordinator: Heidi Perov
Acquiring Editor: Elaine Maisner
Project Editor: Paula Wald

Princeton University Press
Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills by Paul J. Nahin
Designer: Carmina Alverez-Gaffin
Production Coordinator: Sharyn Zasada
Acquiring Editor: Vickie Kearne

Syracuse University Press
Women in Korean Zen: Lives And Practices by Martine Batchelor and Song’yong Sunin
Designer/ Production Coordinator: Mary Peterson Moore
Acquiring Editor: Mary Selden Evans
Project Editor: John Fruehwirth

University of Washington Press
Missing the Breast: Gender, Fantasy, And the Body in the German Enlightenment by Simon Richter
Designer/Production Coordinator: Audrey Meyer
Acquiring Editor: Jacqueline Ettinger
Project Editor: Marilyn Trueblood

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Scholarly Illustrated (9)

Getty Publications
The Getty Villa by Marion True and Jorge Silvetti
Designer: Jeffrey Cohen
Production Coordinator: Anita Keyes
Project Editor: Mark Greenberg

The MIT Press
Design for Ecological Democracy by Randolph T. Hester
Designer: Yasuyo Iguchi
Production Coordinator: Theresa Lamoureux
Acquiring Editor: Clay Morgan
Project Editor: Deborah Cantor-Adams

The MIT Press
Alice Aycock: Sculpture and Projects by Robert Hobbs Papadopoulous
Designer: Emily Gutheinz
Production Coordinator: Theresa Lamoureux
Acquiring Editor: Roger Conover
Project Editor: Matthew Abbate

The MIT Press
Heidegger’s Hut by Adam Sharr
Designer: Erin Hasley
Production Coordinator: Theresa Lamoureux
Acquiring Editor: Roger Conover
Project Editor: Matthew Abbate

National Gallery of Art
Charles Sheeler: Across Media by Charles Brock
Designer / Production Manager: Chris Vogel
Project Editor: Ulrike Mills

National Gallery of Art
Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting by David Alan Brown, et al.
Designer: Margaret Bauer
Production Manager: Chris Vogel
Project Editor: Julie Warnement

National Gallery of Art
Prayers and Portraits: Unfolding the Netherlandish Diptych by John Oliver Hand, Catherine A. Metzger, and Ron Spronk
Designer / Production Manager: Chris Vogel
Project Editor: Tam Curry Bryfogle

Penn State University Press
Looking into Walt Whitman: American Art, 1850-1920 by Ruth L. Bohan
Designer: Matthew Monk
Designer: Make Savitski, Savitski Design
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton
Acquiring Editor: Gloria Kury
Project Editor: Laura Reed-Morrisson

Princeton University Press
Sensuous Seas: Tales of a Marine Biologist by Eugene H. Kaplan
Designer: Maria Lindenfeldar
Production Coordinator: Betsy Litz
Acquiring Editor: Robert Kirk
Project Editor: Ellen Foos

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Trade Typographic (10)

University of California Press
East Wind Melts the Ice: A Memoir through the Seasons by Liza Dalby
Designer: Nola Burger
Production Coordinator: Robin Demers
Acquiring Editor: Reed Malcolm
Project Editor: Chalon Emmons

University of California Press
Skin: A Natural History by Nina Jablonski
Designer: Nicole Hayward
Production Coordinator: John Cronin
Acquiring Editor: Blake Edgar
Project Editor: Dore Brown

The University of Chicago Press
The Best of All Possible Worlds: Mathematics and Destiny by Ivar Ekeland
Designer: Maia Wright
Production Coordinator: David O’Connor
Acquiring Editor: Jennifer Howard
Project Editor: Carol Fisher Saller

Columbia University Press
Tales of Moonlight and Rain by Ueda Akinari
Designer: Chang Jae Lee
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome

Duke University Press
Steve Lacy: Conversations by Jason Weiss (Editor)
Designer/Production Coordinator: Cherie Westmoreland  
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Fred Kameny

Island Press
Evolution and Christian Faith: Reflections of an Evolutionary Biologist by Joan Roughgarden
Designer: David Bullen
Production Coordinator: Jessica Heise  
Acquiring Editor: Barbara Dean
Project Editor: Barbara Youngblood

Louisiana State University Press
The Idea of World Literature: History and Pedagogical Practice by John Pizer
Designer/Production Coordinator: Michelle Garrod  
Acquiring Editor: John Easterly
Project Editor: Cynthia Williams

University of Nebraska Press
The Meteor Hunt: The First English Translation of Verne’s Original Manuscript by Jules Verne, Frederick Paul Walter, and Walter James Miller (Editors)
Designer: Annie Shahan
Production Coordinator: Alison Rold  
Acquiring Editor: Gary Dunham
Project Editor: Beth Ina

University of Nevada Press
Honest Horses: Wild Horses in the Great Basin by Paula Morin
Designers:  Kathleen Szawiola and Carrie House
Production Coordinator: Kathleen Szawiola
Acquiring Editor: Margaret Dalrymple
Project Editor: Sara Vélez Mallea

University of Washington Press
Boris Yeltsin and Russia's Democratic Transformation by Herbert J. Ellison
Designer/Production Coordinator: Ashley Saleeba  
Acquiring Editor: Michael Duckworth
Project Editors: Marilyn Trueblood and Jane Kepp

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Trade Illustrated (10)

The University of Alberta Press
Reading Writers Reading: Canadian Authors' Reflections by Danielle Shaub (Editor & Photographer)
Designer/Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff  
Acquiring Editor: Micheal Luski
Project Editors: Alethea Adair and Michael Arpin

The University of Chicago Press
Barrio: Photographs from Chicago's Pilsen and Little Village by Paul D'Amato
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Sylvia Mendoza Hecimovich
Acquiring Editor: Robert Devens
Project Editor: Erin DeWitt

Harvard University Press
Emily Dickinson’s Herbarium: A Facsimile Edition by Emily Dickinson
Designer: Marianne Perlak
Production Coordinator: Lisa Roberts
Acquiring Editor: Jennifer Snodgrass

The University Press of Kentucky
Black Farmers in America by John Francis Ficara and Juan Williams
Designer: Brady McNamara
Production Coordinator: Melinda Wirkus
Acquiring Editor: Stephen Wrinn
Project Editor: Melinda Wirkus

New York University Press
Up Is Up, But So Is Down: New York's Downtown Literary Scene, 1974-1992 by Brendan Stosuy (Editor)
Designers: Yolanda Cuomo Design, NYC/ Angela Lidderdale
Production Coordinator: Charles B. Hames
Acquiring Editor: Eric Zinner
Project Editor: Despina Papazoglou Gimbel

University of Texas Press
Inferno by Charles Bowden and Michael Berman
Designer: Ellen McKie
Production Coordinator: David S. Cavazos
Acquiring Editor: William Bishel
Project Editor: Lynne Chapman

University of Texas Press
La Vida Brinca by Bill Wittliff (Essays by Elizabeth Ferrer and Stephen Harrigan)
Designers: Bill Wittliff  and Julie Savasky
Production Coordinator: David S. Cavazos
Acquiring Editor: Theresa May
Project Editor: Carolyn Cates Wylie

University of Washington Press
Ehon: The Artist And the Book in Japan by Roger S. Keyes
Designer: Jeff Wincapaw
Production Coordinator: John Stevenson
Acquiring Editor: Michael Duckworth/Marquand Books
Project Editor: Karen Van Westering

Yale University Press
In the Studio: Visits with Contemporary Cartoonists by Todd Hignite
Designer: Sonia Shannon
Production Coordinator: Karen Stickler
Acquiring Editor: John Kulka
Project Editor: Don Heaton

Yale University Press
Saul Steinberg: Illuminations by Joel Smith
Designer: Katy Homans
Production Coordinator: Mary DelMonico
Acquiring Editor: Patricia Fidler
Project Editor: Kate Zanzucchi

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Poetry & Literature (5)

University of California Press
The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley 1975-2005 by Robert Creeley
Designer: Jessica G. Braun
Production Coordinator: Robin Demers  
Acquiring Editor: Laura Cerruti
Project Editor: Rachel Berchten

University of California Press
Green and Gray by Geoffrey O’Brien
Designer: Jessica G. Braun
Production Coordinator: Robin Demers  
Acquiring Editor: Laura Cerruti
Project Editor: Rachel Berchten

The University of Chicago Press
Friedrich Dürrenmatt: Selected Writing, Volumes 1-3 by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Designer: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude  
Acquiring Editor: Alan Thomas
Project Editor: Christine Schwab

University of Georgia Press
Spit Baths by Greg Downs
Designer: Mindy Basinger-Hill
Production Coordinator: Walton Harris
Acquiring Editor: Andrew Berzanskis
Project Editor: Courtney Denney

University of Georgia Press
Themes for English B: A Professors’s Education In and Out of Class by J.D. Scrimgeour
Designer: Mindy Basinger-Hill
Production Coordinator: Walton Harris 
Acquiring Editor: Andrew Berzanskis
Project Editor: Jon Davies

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Reference (5)

The Johns Hopkins University Press
Birds of the World by Les Beletsky
Designer: Charles Nix, Scott & Nix, Inc.
Production Coordinator: Ken Sabol  
Acquiring Editor: Vincent Burke
Project Editor: Julie McCarthy

The MIT Press
Thinking About Seeing and Doing by George Stiny
Designer: Sharon Deacon Warne
Production Coordinator: Janet Rossi  
Acquiring Editor: Doug Sery
Project Editor: Katherine Almeida

The University of North Carolina Press
Encyclopedia of North Carolina by William S. Powell
Designer: Richard Hendel
Production Coordinator: Heidi Perov  
Acquiring Editor: Mark Simpson-Vos
Project Editor: Ron Maner

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Journals (2)

Duke University Press
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East edited by Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi Designer: Sue Hall
Production Coordinator: Terri Fizer
Acquiring Editor: Bilal Hashmi
Project Editor: Nancy Grandjean

University of Hawaii Press
Manoa edited by Frank Stewart, Karen Gernant, and Chen Zeping (17:1); Frank Stewart, Kareva Mateata-llain, and Alexander Dale Mawyer (17:2)
Designer: Barbara Pope Book Design
Production Coordinator: Cindy Chun  
Acquiring Editor: Frank Stewart
Project Editor: Frank Stewart

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Jackets & Covers (32)

University of British Columbia Press
Canada and the British World: Culture Migration, and Identity by Philip Buckner and R. Douglas Francis (Editors)
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Ann Macklem

University of British Columbia Press
The Other Quiet Revolution: National Identities in English Canada: 1945-71 by José E. Igartua
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Illustrator/Photographer: David Drummond 
Production Coordinator: Darcy Cullen

University of California Press
Skin: A Natural History by Nina Jablonski
Designer/Art Director: Nicole Hayward
Illustrator/Photographer: Dong Lin 
Production Coordinator: John Cronin

The University of Chicago Press
Aguecheek's Beef, Belch's Hiccup, and Other Gastronomic Interjections: Literature, Culture, and Food Among the Early Moderns by Robert Appelbaum
Designer/Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: David O’Connor

The University of Chicago Press
Shylock is Shakespeare by Kenneth Gross
Designer/Art Director:: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies

The University of Chicago Press
Postmortem: How Medical Examiners Explain Suspicious Deaths by Stefan Timmermans
Designer/Art Director: Matt Avery
Illustrator/Photographer: ER Productions/ Corbis
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies

The University of Chicago Press
Representative Democracy: Principles and Genealogy by Nadia Urbinati
Designer/Art Director: Natalie Smith / Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: David O’Connor

Columbia University Press
Molecular Gastronomy: Exploring the Science of Flavor by Herve This
Designer/Art Director: Peter Grant and Linda Secondari
Illustrator/Photographer: Peter Grant
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome

University of Georgia Press
Spit Baths by Greg Downs
Designer/Art Director: Mindy Basinger Hill
Illustrator/Photographer: Michael Wilson
Production Coordinator: Walton Harris

University of Georgia Press
Georgia’s Frontier Women: Female Fortunes in a Southern Country by Ben Marsh
Designer/Art Director: Mindy Basinger Hill
Illustrator/Photographer: Thomas Boreman 
Production Coordinator: Kathi Dailey Morgan

Louisiana State University Press
Wide Awake in the Pelican State: Stories by Contemporary Louisiana Writers by Ann Brewster Dobie (Editor)
Designer/Art Director: Amanda McDonald Scallan
Illustrator/Photographer: iStock Photography
Production Coordinator: Amanda McDonald Scallan

McGill-Queen’s University Press
Push!: The Struggle for Midwifery in Ontario by Ivy Lynn Bourgeault
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam

McGill-Queen’s University Press
Digital Shock: Confronting the New Reality by Hervé Fischer
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Illustrator/Photographer: David Drummond   
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam

McGill-Queen’s University Press
Towards North American Monetary Union?: The Politics and History of Canada by Eric Helleiner
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Illustrator/Photographer: David Drummond   
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam

McGill-Queen’s University Press
Revivalists: Marketing the Gospel in English Canada, 1884-1957 by Kevin Kee
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam

McGill-Queen’s University Press
Race Riots: Comedy and Ethnicity in Modern British Fiction by Michael L. Ross
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Illustrator/Photographer: David Drummond   
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam

McGill-Queen’s University Press
The Art and Science of Stanislaw Lem by Peter Swirski (Editor)
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam

McGill-Queen’s University Press
Memoirs And Madness: Leonid Andreev Through the Prism of the Literary Portrait by Frederick H. White
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Illustrator/Photographer: David Drummond   
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam

The MIT Press
Art as Existence: The Artist's Monograph and Its Project by Gabriele Guercio
Designer/Art Director: Erin Hasley
Production Coordinator: Theresa Lamoureux

University of Minnesota Press
The Hostess: Hospitality, Femininity, and the Expropriation of Identity by Tracy McNulty
Designer/Art Director: Frances Baca
Illustrator/Photographer:: Cristofano Allori (Painting)
Production Coordinator: Daniel Leary

University of Minnesota Press
Urban Nightmares: The Media, The Right, and the Moral Panic Over The City by Steve Macek
Designer/Art Director: Brad Norr Design
Illustrator/Photographer: Brad Norr
Production Coordinator: Daniel Leary

University of Nebraska Press
Devil’s Dance by Gisele Pineau and C. Dickson
Designer/Art Director: Richard Eckersley
Illustrator/Photographer: Foodcollection/Inmagine
Production Coordinator: Carolyn Einspahr

University of Nevada Press
Psychotherapy as Religion by William M. Epstein
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Illustrator/Photographer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Kathleen Szawiola

Oregon State University Press
The Grail: A Year Ambling & Shambling Through an Oregon Vinyard in Pursuit of the Best Pinot Noir Wine in the Whole Wild World by Brian Doyle
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Illustrator/Photographer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Jo Alexander

Oxford University Press
The Curse of Caste; or The Slave Bride: A Rediscovered African American Novel by Julia C. Collins  Designer/Art Director: Jonathan Sainsbury/Kathleen M. Lynch  
Illustrator/Photographer: Engraving from Granger Collection
Production Coordinator: Joellyn Ausanka

Penn State University Press
Horse-and-Buggy Mennonites: Hoofbeats of Humility in a Postmodern World by Donald B. Kraybill and James P. Hurd
Designer/Art Director: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton

University of Texas Press
House of Plenty: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of Luby's Cafeterias by Carol Dawson and Carol Johnston
Designer/Art Director: Teresa W. Wingfield
Illustrator/Photographer: USGENWEB Penny Postcard Collection   
Production Coordinator: David S. Cavazos

University of Wisconsin Press
Death of a Department Chair: A Novel by Lynn C. Miller
Designer/Art Director: Distillery Design Studio
Production Coordinator: Carla Aspelmeier

Yale University Press
Findings: The Material Culture of Needlework and Sewing by Mary C. Beaudry
Designer/Art Director: Nancy Ovedovitz
Illustrator/Photographer: Winterthur Museum
Production Coordinator: Karen Stickler

Yale University Press
The Republic by Plato
Designer/Art Director: Sonia Shannon
Illustrator/Photographer: Ken Williams
Production Coordinator: Maureen Noonan

Yale University Press
Haunted by Parents by Leonard Shengold, MD
Designer/Art Director: Thomas Starr
Illustrator/Photographer: Thomas Starr
Production Coordinator: Orna Johnston

Yale University Press
Walden by Thoreau
Designer/Art Director: Sonia Shannon
Illustrator/Photographer: Robert Hagen/Getty Images
Production Coordinator: Maureen Noonan

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