September Releases

The following titles are out from UPM this month. All books are currently available and also available as Ebooks. 

The Violent Education of a Christian Racist, A Memoir By Tim Parrish 
The story of a working class, Southern Baptist upbringing that transformed into a nightmare of bigotry and bullying in Baton Rouge 

Gloria Swanson: Ready for Her Close-Up By Tricia Welsch 
A biography of "the Queen Of Hollywood" and her decades of successes and comebacks in film, art, fashion, and journalism 
Conversations with Natasha Trethewey Edited by Joan Wylie Hall 
Collection of interviews with the current U.S. Poet Laureate that offer intriguing artistic and biographical insights into her work 

Alan Ball: Conversations Edited by Thomas Fahy 
Features interviews that span Ball's entire career and include detailed observations and insights into his Academy Award-winning film American Beauty and Emmy Award-winning television shows Six Feet Under and True Blood 

Mobilizing for the Common Good: The Lived Theology of John M. Perkins Edited by Peter Slade, Charles Marsh, and Peter Goodwin Heltzel 
Essays on the famed activist and preacher, among the first to call for relocation, reconciliation, and redistribution in a post-Civil Rights America 

The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness By Veronica T. Watson 
The first book to examine whiteness as an intellectual tradition within African American literature 

Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime By Elisa Pezzotta 
An argument appreciating and mapping the wide divergences in the director's interpretations of literature