As you plan your holiday reading, don't miss these 11 recent publications from Trinity University Press. Find more information on these books and more on TU Press' website.
Iceland Summer: Travels along the Ring Road
by Kurt Caswell
illustrated by Julia Oldham
Caswell recounts his journey through Iceland by foot and by bus with his lifelong friend Scott, as the pair set out from Reykjavík and traveled clockwise along Ring Road.
Worth Repeating: San Antonio Stories
edited by Paul Flahive, Tori Pool, and Burgin Streetman
From last chances to first tries, all 40 of these true personal San Antonio narratives have been collected from Texas Public Radio’s live storytelling series, Worth Repeating.
Mossback: Ecology, Emancipation, and Foraging for Hope in Painful Places
David Micheal Pritchett
Pritchett explores landscapes and mythologies at the intersection of environmental, indigenous, and social justice.
Life in the Tar Seeps: A Spiraling Ecology from a Dying Sea
Gretchen Ernster Henderson
Finding an intricate web of life in the tar seeps of the Great Salt Lake, this book offers a meditation on environmental healing through an ecologically challenging place.
At the End of the World: Notes on a 1941 Murder Rampage in the Arctic and the Threat of Religious Extremism, Loss of Indigenous Culture, and Danger of Digital Life
This book explores indigenous trauma, climate change, and digital culture in the shadow of a series of Inuit murders in Canada in 1941.
(Don’t) Stop Me if You’ve Heard This Before and Other Essays on Writing Fiction
University of Houston creative writing professor and author Turchi combines personal narratives and close readings to reveal the storytelling techniques writers use to create fiction that matters.
Bushwhacking: How to Get Lost in the Woods and Write Your Way Out
Part writing memoir, part nature memoir, and part meditation on a life well lived, this book is filled with essays that link forays into the wilderness to aspects of the creative process.
Syntax of the River: The Pattern Which Connects
Barry Lopez and Julia Martin
This book shares a three-day conversation with writer Barry Lopez reflecting on writing as a craft, a way of living, and a youth spent watching the McKenzie River.
From Here to the Horizon: Photographs in Honor of Barry Lopez
edited by Toby Jurovics, contributions by Debra Gwartney and Robert Macfarlane
Contemporary photographers pay tribute to the life and work of the late, renowned nature writer Barry Lopez.
Mi Cultura: Bringing Shadow into Light
Mi Cultura contains a stunning collection of photography of Tejano life, from Selena to Uvalde, spanning five decades.
This playfully illustrated history of Mexico City from 1521 to current day highlights the complex cultural and economic forces that shaped this international metropolis.
Trinity University Press is committed to civic engagement with ideas. Published books, public programs, and related media focus on helping us all understand our place in a crowded world with a particular focus on the following areas: bilingual early childhood literacy; the human relationship to the physical environment ranging from wilderness to constructed, urban life; social equity and justice; the interdependence of animal and human life; and southwestern U.S. and Mexican regional studies. For more information, visit tupress.org.