'Tis the Season... of Books

November 29th, 2012 , Posted by reamanm

With December quickly approaching and a new fall title arriving each week, what better moment to share some of what's new at OSU Press.

Bob PyleRobert Michael Pyle, who stopped by Corvallis last month for a wonderful event to launch his new collection of writings from Orion, The Tangled Bank, has been visiting bookstores and nature centers throughout Oregon and Washington. Don't miss his stop in your town—check our calendar for upcoming events.Standing

We're celebrating the publication of the new biography of Oregon governor Bob Straub, Standing at the Water's Edge, with author Charles Johnson. Portlanders who missed his appearance at the Oregon Historical Society with Brent Walth can catch him at OHS's Holiday Cheer this Sunday.

Walking DistanceAn inspiring hiking book from Bob and Martha Manning, Walking Distance: Extraordinary Hikes for Ordinary People, will make its way to bookstore shelves in early December. The Mannings have spent the last decade walking the world's great long-distance trails, and this book features some of their favorite walks. Stunning photographs, travel tips, and firsthand stories from the trail make this a perfect gift for your favorite traveller or armchair adventurer.indian School

Watch our blog next week for an excerpt from Indian School on Magnolia Avenue, our newest First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies title.

And more...

We're thrilled to release a new edition Robin Cody's classic book, Voyage of a Summer Sun.

Aurora, Daughter of the Dawn is a historical novel for readers of all ages based on the life of Aurora Keil, whose father founded one of Oregon's most successful utopian societies.

Elizabeth and Bill Orr's Oregon Geology, sixth edition, is an updated and comprehensive treatment of the state's geology.

The writings collected in The Columbia River Treaty Revisited explain and explore the future of the treaty between Canada and the U.S., which governs the Columbia River.

Interested in more insightful, inspiring, informative books? We invite you to explore all of our new titles.

Related Titles

Walking Distance

Walking is simple, but it can also be profound. In an increasingly complex and frantic world, walking can simplify our lives. It encourages intimate contact...

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Standing at the Water's Edge

Standing at the Water’s Edge chronicles the life of a unique, and perhaps unlikely, political figure in Oregon history: former Governor Robert W. Straub. A...

| paperback | $24.95

Voyage of a Summer Sun

Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book Award and the Oregon Book Award An Oregon State Library choice for “150 Books for the Oregon...

| paperback | $19.95

Aurora, Daughter of the Dawn

“Papa says my arrival in this mortal world was a new beginning. Papa says that every day is a new beginning and every day is...

| paperback | $12.95

The Tangled Bank

"It is interesting to contemplate a tangled bank, clothed with many plants of many kinds, with birds singing on the bushes, with various insects flitting...

| paperback | $18.95

The Columbia River Treaty Revisited

A project of the Universities Consortium on Columbia River Governance The Columbia River Treaty, passed in 1964, split hydropower and flood control regulation of the...

| paperback | $29.95

Oregon Geology

Because Oregon sits on the leading edge of a moving crustal plate, a striking diversity of geologic events have molded its topography. Over a century...

| paperback | $24.95

The Indian School on Magnolia Avenue

The first collection of writings and images focused on an off-reservation Indian boarding school, The Indian School on Magnolia Avenue shares the fascinating story of...

| paperback | $24.95

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