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The publishing community celebrates University Press Week November 9-16, 2014. University presses provide access to ideas, playing a unique role in fostering scholarship. Each university press has a diverse list of titles, shaped by their history, directors, acquisitions editors, location, and parent institutions. With titles ranging from maritime studies to folklore and field guides, the unique history and culture of the Mitten State and its Great Lakes are traced in print via the publishing activity of our three…

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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” – Maya Angelou We’re  highlighting some of our autobiographies this holiday season, including “The Martian’s Daughter”–the life of Marina Von Neumann-Whitman, daughter of one of the greatest scientific geniuses of the 20th century–and “Music is my Life”, in which Daniel Stein examines the autobiographical writing of Louis Armstrong for the…

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