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Spring has arrived! It’s time to pick up a new book to enjoy outside on a balmy afternoon and stock up for summer reading. Northern Illinois University Press is holding a “carry-out” book sale featuring nearly 200 titles at drastically reduced prices. The sale is open to the public, and the majority of books, both...
Book cover of “The Toy and the Twister”
Looking for the perfect gift for that special someone? Or seeking just the right book to snuggle up with on a cold, snowy night? Northern Illinois University Press has something for everyone! The winter book sale features dozens of titles at drastically reduced prices, most between 50 percent and 70 percent off. Young children and...
Book cover of “Butter” by Anne Panning
Do you need to stock up on new books to curl up with this winter, or to give as holiday gifts? Northern Illinois University Press has just the thing. The press is holding a “carry-out” book sale this fall featuring hundreds of titles at drastically reduced prices. The sale is open to the public, and...
Book cover of "When Bad Things Happen to Rich People"
Several publications from Northern Illinois University Press received awards in 2015. “When Bad Things Happen to Rich People,” by Chicago-based author Ian Morris, was named a finalist in the Midwest Independent Publishing Association’s 2014 Midwest Book Awards in the contemporary fiction category. The darkly comic novel was published by NIU Press’s fiction imprint, Switchgrass Books....
Book cover of “Fundraiser A: My Fight for Freedom and Justice”
In an NIU Press book available today, author Robert Blagojevich, the brother of the former Illinois governor, describes a gripping account of his fight with the powerful federal government to maintain his innocence. On his LinkedIn page, Blagojevich says he wrote the book, “Fundraiser A: My Fight for Freedom and Justice,” because the experience “taught...
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NIU’s Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships will host an introductory workshop on “Research and Innovation @ NIU” from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the University Suite of the Holmes Student Center. The workshop will acquaint faculty and staff with the broad range of support and programs available through the division...
Linda Manning
The NIU Department of English and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming office will host a “Publishing with an Academic Press” workshop. Linda Manning, director of the NIU Press, will lead the workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 14, in Room 297 of Founders Memorial Library. “Publishing with an Academic Press”...
Linda Manning
The new director of NIU Press has a familiar face. Linda Manning, who joined the University Press in 2004 as marketing manager and had ascended to assistant director and marketing and sales manager by the time of her departure in 2010, returned July 16 She served as marketing and sales manager of the University of...
Cover of "The Blue Kind"
Northern Illinois University Press won a first-place award at the 23rd Annual Midwest Book Awards for its book, “The Blue Kind,” in the Fantasy/SciFi/Horror/Paranormal Fiction category. The book was penned by Kathryn Born, a Chicago writer, artist and filmmaker. She also is the co-editor of “The Essential New Art Examiner“ which was also published by...