Books

‘If This Wallpaper Could Talk’

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from If This Wallpaper Could Talk, a forthcoming book about Akronites and their wallpaper by Karen Starr and Shane Wynn. Along an industrial parkway on Home Ave in...

Main Library Speaker Series: Malu Halasa

A Jordanian Filipino Journalist Traverses Family Ties by Claude Christensen 11/06/2017 A small, predominantly Christian town in Jordan grapples with an overwhelming influx of Muslim refugees and tourists....

A Spooky Book Signing

Jean Trawick to sign copies of Spooklin this Saturday At The Learned Owl by Sierra Allen 10/24/2017 As a college student in 1956, Jean Trawick completed an assignment for her Children’s Literature class at...

UA Press Book Shortlisted for National Book Award

by Grant Morgan Two years ago, the University of Akron Press was without a staff after almost being shut down. Now its name appears on the top-5 list for one of the nation’s biggest literary prizes. The B...

A Social Studies Course for Social Studies’ Sake

Excerpt from “Rebooting Social Studies” by Greg Milo, adapted for The Devil Strip Remember that high school history class you used as an opportunity to catch up on the sleep you missed because you were recordi...