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Author Conversations: Mastodons to Mississippians

Oct. 8, 2021—The 33rd annual Southern Festival of Books is this weekend, and Vanderbilt UP is celebrating our recent regional history books during the lead-up to the festival. One of those recent books is Mastodons to Mississippians: Adventures in Nashville’s Deep Past, written by archaeologist Aaron Deter-Wolf and anthropologist Tanya M. Peres. This past week, another Vanderbilt...

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10 Outstanding Covers from the AUPresses Book, Jacket, and Journal Show

Jan. 16, 2020—The following is a guest post by Drohan DiSanto, designer at Vanderbilt University Press, exploring ten outstanding book covers from the Association of University Presses’ 2019 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show. Vanderbilt UP is currently hosting the traveling Book, Jacket, and Journal Show exhibit on Vanderbilt’s campus, in the Vanderbilt Libraries Special Collections exhibit space...

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Southern Festival of Books 2019

Oct. 10, 2019—This weekend, the 31st annual Southern Festival of Books is happening in Nashville, from Friday, October 11, through Sunday, October 13. Spanning several blocks in downtown Nashville, the Southern Festival of Books is a free festival hosted by Humanities Tennessee each October that brings thousands of book lovers together for panels and solo sessions featuring...

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