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We're feeling pretty celebratory at UT Press! Our publicist Tom Post was in Nashville—with In the Footsteps of Champions in hand—as the Lady Vols took home their 16th SEC win in basketball this past weekend. Big congratulations to LSU coach Nikki Caldwell, who welcomed her new little "champion" into the world yesterday morning!

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Bryan Steverson is still beaming after spending the morning talking about baseball with Webb School students. Bryan is the author of "Amazing Baseball Heroes." Get the details.

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Audubon Magazine Reviews Ghost Birds

Lyn Bales's book Ghost Birds was reviewed in the September/October issue of Audubon. Read the full review at http://www.audubonmagazine.org/articles/birds/long-goodbye.

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Did You See It? Charles Maynard on BookNotes

As a child, Charles Maynard loved hiking Rainbow Falls in the Smokies. Later as a father he loved taking his family to Grotto Falls. He recently stopped by BookNotes to share these memories and also discuss family hiking done right. Reminisce with Charles and learn a few tips on hiking with kids at knoxivi.com/ut_press.

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Accolades

"If you have ever attended a Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference, you know one of its highlights is one of Bryan's presentations. Meticulously researched and poignantly written, Amazing Baseball Heroes captures the stories of some of the sport’s most ‘Amazing Baseball Heroes.’” —Tom Garrett, Negro Leagues Committee of SABR “King of the Moonshiners: Lewis R. ...

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Did You See It? David Brill on BookNotes

David Brill recently dropped by BookNotes to talk about hiking the 2100-mile Appalachian Trail, climbing Denali, and more.Watch now. A new episode of BookNotes goes live every Wednesday at noon @ knoxivi.com!

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UT Press welcomes an old friend to a new place!

Reception to celebrate local authors and the opening of UNION AVE. BOOKS June 17, 2011 • 4-7 p.m. Come celebrate with us and meet local authors! 517 Union Ave., Knoxville • 951-2180

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Remembering Our Friends

With sadness, the press notes the passing of our friends Geraldyne Pierce Zimmerman, Nancy A. Hardesty, and John B. Rehder. Geraldyne Pierce Zimmerman Geraldyne Pierce Zimmerman is the subject of a recent book Ahead of Her Time in Yesteryear by Kibibi Mack-Shelton. An irrepressible advocate for civil rights in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Mrs. Zimmerman reached her 100th ...

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Did You See It?

David Aftandilian in The New York Times, “The Creature Connection” by Natalie Angier, March 14, 2011.

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UTP’s New Civil War Website

In recognition of the Sesquicentennial— the 150th anniversary of America’s Civil War—UT Press has launched a new website for Civil War historians, students, and buffs. The site, a companion to our upcoming new Civil War catalog, previews our newest titles, revisits our classics, and will offer a full index of our complete Civil War backlist. ...

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