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Judging for the 2012 AAUP Book, Jacket and Journal Show took place January 26-27 at the AAUP Central Office in New York City. Approximately 226 books, 300 jacket and cover design entries, and 4 journals were entered. 49 books, 1 journal, and 30 jackets/covers were chosen by the jurors as the very best examples from this pool of excellent design.

The 2012 Book, Jacket, & Journal Show premiered at the AAUP Annual Meeting in Chicago, June 18-20, 2012. The show will be exhibited around the country from September 2012 to April 2013; dates and locations can be found here.

Jurors

Interiors
Sandra Strother Hudson, Design and Production Manager, University of Georgia Press (1980-2005)
Cheryl Towler Weese, Founder, Studio Blue

Jackets & Covers
Christopher Brand, Art Director, The Crown Publishing Group for Crown Trade and Hogarth
Karen Horton, Editorial and Social Media Director for design:related™ and designrelated.com

2012 Show Committee

Martha Farlow, Virginia, Chair
Matt Avery, Chicago
Lindsay Starr, Texas
Julia Fauci, Northern Illinois
Patty Mitchell, Penn State

Acknowledgments

The Association and the 2012 Show Committee extend our thanks to Thomson-Shore, Inc. for the catalog printing, Lehigh Phoenix for printing the catalog cover, John P. Pow Company for the call-for-entries printing, and Victor Sira for the catalog photographs.

Selected Entries

Scholarly Typographic (10)

The University of Alberta Press
Narratives of Citizenship: Indigenous and Diasporic Peoples Unsettle the Nation-State edited by Aloys N.M. Fleischmann, Nancy Van Styvendale, and Cody McCarroll
Designer: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Peter Midgley
Project Editor: Mary Lou Ray

The University of Chicago Press
The Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making by Susan Stewart
Designer: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: Alan Thomas
Project Editor: Ruth Goring

The University of Chicago Press
Secularism in Antebellum America by John Lardas Modern
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Benjamin Balskus
Acquiring Editor: Alan Thomas
Project Editor: Katherine Frentzel

Duke University Press
Cruel Optimism by Lauren Berlant
Designer: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Neal McTighe

Duke University Press
The Deaths of the Author: Reading and Writing in Time by Jane Gallop
Designer: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Fred Kameny

Duke University Press
EyeMinded: Living and Writing Contemporary Art by Kellie Jones
Designer: Heather Hensley
Production Coordinator: Heather Hensley
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Neal McTighe

Duke University Press
The Queer Art of Failure by Judith Halberstam
Designer: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Mark Mastromarino

Duke University Press
Soldiers' Stories: Military Women in Cinema and Television since World War II by Yvonne Tasker
Designer: Heather Hensley
Production Coordinator: Heather Hensley
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Mark Mastromarino

University of Georgia Press
A Mess of Greens: Southern Gender and Southern Food by Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Walton Harris
Acquiring Editor: Laura Sutton
Project Editor: John Joerschke

Getty Publications
Letter and Report on the Discoveries at Herculaneum by Johann Joachim Winckelmann
Designer: Jeffrey Cohen
Production Coordinator: Anita Keys
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editor: Benedicte Gilman

Scholarly Illustrated (9)

The University of Chicago Press
Peoples on Parade: Exhibitions, Empire, and Anthropology in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Sadiah Qureshi
Designer: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: Karen Darling
Project Editor: Sandra Hazel

University Press of Florida
The Architecture of Alfred Browning Parker: Miami's Maverick Modernist by Randolph C. Henning
Designer: Louise OFarrell
Production Coordinator: David Graham
Acquiring Editor: Meredith Morris-Babb
Project Editor: Michele Fiyak-Burkley

The Johns Hopkins University Press
Annapolis, City on the Severn: A History by Jane Wilson McWilliams
Designer: Rich Hendel
Production Coordinator: Robert Schreur
Acquiring Editor: Robert Brugger
Project Editor: Anne Whitmore

Leuven University Press / Universitaire Pers Leuven
Sam Francis, Lesson of Darkness by Jean-François Lyotard (Edited by Herman Parret / Translated by Geoffrey Bennington)
Designer: Johan Van Looveren
Production Coordinator: Beatrice Van Eeghem
Acquiring Editor: Marike Schipper
Project Editor: Marike Schipper

National Gallery of Art
Italian Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1525—1835 by Hugo Chapman and David Lachenmann
Designer: Brad Ireland
Production Coordinator: Chris Vogel
Acquiring Editor: Judy Metro
Project Editor: Ulrike Mills

National Gallery of Art
Warhol: Headlines by Molly Donovan
Designer: Wendy Schleicher
Production Coordinator: Chris Vogel
Acquiring Editor: Judy Metro
Project Editor: Tam Bryfogle

University of Texas Press
Designing Pan-America: U.S. Architectural Visions for the Western Hemisphere by Robert Alexander González
Designer: Derek George
Production Coordinator: Ellen McKie
Acquiring Editor: Jim Burr
Project Editor: Leslie Tingle

Yale University Press
Bye Bye Kitty!!!: Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art by David Elliott
Designer: Lucinda Hitchcock
Production Coordinator: Mary Mayer
Acquiring Editor: Patricia Fidler
Project Editor: Susan Laity

Yale University Press
Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard edited by Elizabeth W. Easton
Designer: Rita Jules of McGinty Design
Production Coordinator: Mary Mayer
Acquiring Editor: Patricia Fidler
Project Editor: Kate Zanzucchi

 

Trade Typographic (6)

The University of Alberta Press
Intersecting Sets: A Poet Looks at Science by Alice Major
Designer: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Peter Midgley
Project Editor: Mary Lou Ray

The University of Chicago Press
Mutants and Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal by Jeffrey J. Kripal
Designer: Michael Brehm
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: David Brent
Project Editor: Kate Frentzel

University of Georgia Press
Bear Down, Bear North by Melinda Moustakis
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Walton Harris
Acquiring Editor: Regan Huff
Project Editor: John Joerschke

University of Georgia Press
Drifting into Darien: A Personal and Natural History of the Altamaha River by Janisse Ray
Designer: Erin Kirk New
Production Coordinator: Kathi Dailey Morgan
Acquiring Editor: Laura Sutton
Project Editor: John Joerschke

The Johns Hopkins University Press
Saving Sea Turtles: Extraordinary Stories from the Battle against Extinction by James R. Spotila
Designer: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Carol Eckhart
Acquiring Editor: Vince Burke
Project Editor: Mary Lou Kenney

Yale University Press
My Faraway One: Selected Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz: Volume One, 1915-1933 selected, annotated, and edited by Sarah Greenough
Designer: Margaret Bauer
Production Coordinator: Sarah Henry
Acquiring Editor: Patricia Fidler
Project Editor: Heidi Downey

 

Trade Illustrated (14)

The University of Chicago Press

Beth Sholom Synagogue: Frank Lloyd Wright and Modern Religious Architecture by Joseph M. Siry
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: Susan Bielstein
Project Editor: Sandra Hazel

University Press of Florida
Dream Houses: Historic Beach Homes and Cottages of Naples text by Joie Wilson and photographs by Penny Taylor
Designer: Louise OFarrell
Production Coordinator: David Graham
Acquiring Editor: Meredith Morris-Babb
Project Editor: Michele Fiyak-Burkley

University of Georgia Press
Invasive Pythons in the United States: Ecology of an Introduced Predator by Michael E. Dorcas and John D. Willson
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Walton Harris
Acquiring Editor: Laura Sutton
Project Editor: Melissa Bugbee Buchanan

Getty Publications
Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art, 1945–1980 edited by Rebecca Peabody, et al.
Designer: Stuart Smith
Production Coordinator: Elizabeth Kahn
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editor: Tobi Kaplan

McGill-Queen’s University Press
The Codex Canadensis and the Writings of Louis Nicolas edited and with an introduction by François-Marc Gagnon, with Nancy Senior and Réal Ouellet
Designer: David LeBlanc (studio oneonone)
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam
Acquiring Editor: Jonathan Crago
Project Editor: Ryan Van Huijstee

University Press of Mississippi
Looking Back Mississippi: Towns and Places by Forrest Lamar Cooper
Designer: Todd Lape
Production Coordinator: Todd Lape
Acquiring Editor: Walter Biggins
Project Editor: Anne Stascavage

The Museum of Modern Art
Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art by Leah Dickerman and Anna Indych-Lopez
Designer: Mark Nelson, McCall Associates, New York

Production Coordinator: Marc Sapir
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editor: Diana C. Stoll

The Museum of Modern Art
Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront by Barry Bergdoll
Designer: Hsien-Yin Ingrid Chou
Production Coordinator: Tiffany Hu
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editors: Rebecca Roberts with Libby Hruska

The Museum of Modern Art
Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects by Paola Antonelli
Designer: A2/SW/HK
Production Coordinators: Marc Sapir with Tiffany Hu
Acquiring Editor: n/a
Project Editor: Emily Hall

Princeton University Press
The First Pop Age:
Painting and Subjectivity in the Art of Hamilton, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter, and Ruscha
by Hal Foster
Designer: Maria Lindenfeldar
Production Coordinator: Betsy Litz
Acquiring Editor: Hanne Winarsky
Project Editor: Terri O’Prey

Stanford University Press
Nelly Sachs, Flight and Metamorphosis: An Illustrated Biography by Aris Fioretos (Translated by Tomas Tranæus)
Designer: gewerk design, Berlin; Ola Wallin
Production Coordinator: Harold Moorehead
Acquiring Editor: Emily Jane Cohen
Project Editor: Judith Hibbard

University of Texas Press
The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology edited by Austin Powell and Doug Freeman
Designer: Lindsay Starr
Production Coordinator: Ellen McKie
Acquiring Editor: Allison Faust
Project Editor: Leslie Tingle>

West Virginia University Press
Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835 by John C. Allen, Jr.
Designer: Robert Wiser
Production Coordinator: Than Saffel
Acquiring Editor: Carrie Mullen
Project Editor: n/a

Yale University Press
Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment by Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen
Designers: Michael Beirut and Yve Ludwig, Pentagram Design
Production Coordinator: Sarah Henry
Acquiring Editor: Michelle Komie
Project Editor: Heidi Downey

Poetry and Literature (5)

The University of Alberta Press
Kat Among the Tigers by Kath MacLean
Designer: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Peter Midgley
Project Editor: Mary Lou Roy

The University of Alberta Press
The Sasquatch at Home by Eden Robinson
Designer: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Peter Midgley
Project Editor: Mary Lou Roy

The University of Chicago Press
Selected Philosophical Poems of Tommaso Campanella: A Bilingual Edition by Tommaso Campanella (edited, translated, and annotated by Sherry Roush)
Designer: Maia Wright
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: Randolph Petilos
Project Editor: Kailee Kremer

Princeton University Press
Whatever Gets You through the Night: A Story of Sheherezade and the Arabian Entertainments by Andrei Codrescu
Designer: Jason Alejandro
Production Coordinator: Betsy Litz
Acquiring Editor: Hanne Winarsky
Project Editor: n/a

University of Washington Press
Underdog: Poems by Katrina Roberts
Designer: Ashley Saleeba
Production Coordinator: Pamela Canell
Acquiring Editor: Jacqueline Ettinger
Project Editors: Marilyn Trueblood and Gretchen Van Meter

 

Reference (5)

The Johns Hopkins University Press
The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson
Designer: Martha Sewall
Production Coordinator: Robert Schreur
Acquiring Editor: Vince Burke
Project Editor: Kim Johnson

The Johns Hopkins University Press
Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City by Leslie Day
Designer: Kimberly Glyder
Production Coordinator: Robert Schreur
Acquiring Editor: Vince Burke
Project Editor: Andre Barnett

The Johns Hopkins University Press
Outdoor Sculpture in Baltimore: A Historical Guide to Public Art in the Monumental City by Cindy Kelly
Designer: Kimberly Glyder
Production Coordinator: Robert Schreur
Acquiring Editor: Robert Brugger
Project Editor: Michele Callahan

The University of North Carolina Press
Wildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont: A Naturalist's Guide to the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia by
Timothy P. Spira
Designer: Kim Bryant
Production Coordinator: Heidi Perov
Acquiring Editor: Elaine Maisner
Project Editor: Paul Betz

University of Washington Press
Seattle Geographies edited by Michael Brown and Richard Morrill
Designer: Ashley Saleeba
Production Coordinators: Pamela Canell and John Stevenson
Acquiring Editor: Beth Fuget
Project Editor: Marilyn Trueblood

 

Journals (1)

University of Pennsylvania Press
Change Over Time: An International Journal of Conservation and The Built Environment
Designer: Will Boehm
Production Coordinator: David Lievens

 

Jackets & Covers (30)

The University of Arizona Press
Empire by Xochiquetzal Candelaria
Designer/Art Director: Leigh McDonald
Production Coordinator: Miriam Fisher

University of British Columbia Press
The Perils of Identity: Group Rights and the Politics of Intragroup Difference by Caroline Dick
Designer/Art Director: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Megan Brand

The University of Chicago Press
Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions by Charles Bernstein
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Jamie Solock
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
Darwin's Finches: Readings in the Evolution of a Scientific Paradigm edited, with commentary, by Kathleen Donohue
Designer: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
The Enigma of the Aerofoil: Rival Theories in Aerodynamics, 1909-1930 by David Bloor
Designer: Andrea Guinn
Production Coordinators: Jamie Solock and Joseph Claude
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah!: Community, Spirituality, and Tradition among Sacred Harp Singers by Laura Clawson
Designer: Natalie F. Smith
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
The Iliad of Homer by Homer (Translated by Richmond Lattimore)
Designer: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Josep

The University of Chicago Press
Puppet: An Essay on Uncanny Life by Kenneth Gross
Designer: Andrea Guinn
Production Coordinators: Jamie Solock and Joseph Claude
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
Recruiting Young Love: How Christians Talk about Homosexuality by Mark D. Jordan
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinators: Jamie Solock and Joseph Claude
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
Social Knowledge in the Making edited by Charles Camic, Neil Gross, and Michèle Lamont
Designer: Natalie F. Smith
Production Coordinators: Joan Davies
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
Time Travel and Warp Drives: A Scientific Guide to Shortcuts through Time and Space by Allen Everett and Thomas Roman
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Jill Shimabukuro
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
The Unrepentant Renaissance: From Petrarch to Shakespeare to Milton by Richard Strier
Designer: Natalie F. Smith
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

Duke University Press
Cutting Across Media: Appropriation Art, Interventionist Collage, and Copyright Law edited by Kembrew McLeod and Rudolf Kuenzli
Designer/Art Director: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Amy Ruth Buchanan

University of Illinois Press
From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity by Miles White
Designer: Tara Kelton
Production Coordinator: Kris Ding
Art Director: Matthew J. Smith

University of Illinois Press
Sonic Persuasion: Reading Sound in the Recorded Age by Greg Goodale
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Kris Ding
Art Director: Matthew J. Smith

Indiana University Press
Race in American Science Fiction by Isiah Lavender III
Designer: Jamison Cockerham
Production Coordinator: Bernadette Zoss
Art Director: n/a

McGill-Queen's University Press
Blindfold by John Mikhail Asfour
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam
Art Director: Susanne McAdam

McGill-Queen's University Press
Reading the 21st Century: Books of the Decade, 2000-2009 by Stan Persky
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam
Art Director: Susanne McAdam

McGill-Queen's University Press
The Re-invention of the European Radical Right: Populism, Regionalism, and the Italian Lega Nord by Andrej Zaslove
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam
Art Director: Susanne McAdam

University of Minnesota Press
Freud in Oz: At the Intersection of Psychoanalysis and Children's Literature by Kenneth B. Kidd
Designer: Brad Norr Design
Production Coordinator: Rachel Moeller
Art Director: Rachel Moeller

University of Minnesota Press
Identity Complex: Making the Case for Multiplicity by Michael Hames-García
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Rachel Moeller
Art Director: Rachel Moeller

University of Minnesota Press
Trilogy of Resistance by Antonio Negri (translated by Timothy S. Murphy)
Designer: Elsas Design
Production Coordinator: Rachel Moeller
Art Director: Rachel Moeller

University of Nebraska Press
My Nebraska: The Good, the Bad, and the Husker by Roger Welsch
Designer: Nathan Putens
Production Coordinator: Alison Rold
Art Director: n/a

University of Nevada Press
Liberty Lanes by Robin Troy
Designer: Kimberly Glyder, Kimberly Glyder Design
Production Coordinator: Kathleen Szawiola
Art Director: Kathleen Szawiola

Oxford University Press
The Meaning of Disgust by Colin McGinn
Designer: Thomas Ng
Production Coordinator: Genieve Shaw
Art Director: Rachel Perkins

Oxford University Press
The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics, Revised and Updated Edition by Stanislas Dehaene
Designer: Kimberly Glyder, Kimberly Glyder Design
Production Coordinator: n/a
Art Director: Mark LaRiviere

Oxford University Press
Preachin' the Blues: The Life and Times of Son House by Daniel Beaumont
Designer: Kimberly Glyder, Kimberly Glyder Design
Production Coordinator: n/a
Art Director: Brady McNamara

University of Texas Press
Maras: Gang Violence and Security in Central America by Thomas Bruneau
Designer: Lindsay Starr
Production Coordinator: Kaila Wyllys
Art Director: n/a

University of Washington Press
Darwin's Pharmacy: Sex, Plants, and the Evolution of the Noosphere by Richard M. Doyle
Designer: Thomas Eykemans
Production Coordinator: Pamela Canell
Art Director: n/a

University of Washington Press
Red Autobiographies: Initiating the Bolshevik Self by Igal Halfin
Designer: Thomas Eykemans
Production Coordinator: Pamela Canell
Art Director: n/a