The University Press of Mississippi was founded in 1970 and is supported by Mississippi's eight state universities. UPM publishes scholarly books of the highest distinction and books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world. From its offices in Jackson, the University Press of Mississippi acquires, edits, distributes, and promotes more than eighty new books every year. Over the years, the Press has published more than 1000 titles and distributed more than 2,600,000 copies worldwide, each with the Mississippi imprint.

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A Republican's Lament

Mississippi Needs Good Government Conservatives

By Bill Crawford; Foreword by Lloyd Gray and C.D. Smith
University Press of Mississippi

A political writer’s compelling mix of history, political analysis, and personal angst

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Gaspar Noé

Interviews

Edited by Geoffrey Lokke
University Press of Mississippi

A first-of-its-kind collection of interviews that documents Noé’s engagement with the feverish reception of his work and received ideas about his life and politics

  • Copyright year: 2024
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TeenSet, Teen Fan Magazines, and Rock Journalism

Don't Let the Name Fool You

University Press of Mississippi

The first book to closely examine the influence TeenSet had on popular music and cultural commentary as well as the value of teen fan magazines

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Opening Weekend

An Insider's Look at Marketing Hollywood's Hits and Flops

University Press of Mississippi

Coming soon, the firsthand account of a studio insider’s adventures in movie marketing

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Conversations with Todd McFarlane

Edited by Jake Zawlacki
University Press of Mississippi

A nuanced portrait of McFarlane’s polarizing character shown through collected interviews with the renowned comics creator

  • Copyright year: 2024
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The Nine O'Clock Whistle

Stories of the Freedom Struggle for Civil Rights in Enfield, North Carolina

University Press of Mississippi

The untold history of a small town where a stand for civil rights had lasting, wide impacts

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Ghosts of Atlanta

Cultural Gentrification of the Black Mecca

University Press of Mississippi

An interrogation exposing the endangered identity of Black America’s capital city

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Larry Brown

A Writer's Life

University Press of Mississippi

The first biography of Mississippi’s beloved blue-collar writer who redefined southern fiction

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Wichita Blues

Music in the African American Community

University Press of Mississippi

An examination and celebration of the distinct sound of Wichita’s regional blues tradition

  • Copyright year: 2024
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All the Things We Didn't Say

Two Memoirs

University Press of Mississippi

Reflections of family, life, and love in Mississippi between grandmother and granddaughter

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Film by Design

The Art of the Movie Poster

University Press of Mississippi

A beautifully illustrated study of the crucial role movie posters play in shaping the trajectory of films

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Cabin Boys, Milkmaids, and Rough Seas

Identity in the Unexpurgated Repertoire of Stan Hugill

University Press of Mississippi

The first analysis of a long-missing collection of ribald songs of the sea

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Alan J. Pakula

Interviews

Edited by Tom Ryan
University Press of Mississippi

A concise yet comprehensive overview of the director’s illustrious career, from his early days in Hollywood to his rise as a major filmmaker

  • Copyright year: 2024
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In Silence or Indifference

Racism and Jim Crow Segregated Public School Libraries

University Press of Mississippi

An unflinching history critiquing librarianship during the Jim Crow era

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Through Jamaican Lenses

A Memoir

University Press of Mississippi
  • Copyright year: 2024
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One Tough Dame

The Life and Career of Diana Rigg

By Herbie J Pilato; Foreword by Rupert Macnee; Introduction by Ray Austin
University Press of Mississippi

A detailed biography of the esteemed actress, before, during, and after The Avengers

  • Copyright year: 2024
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The Egg Bowl

Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss, Third Edition

University Press of Mississippi

The newest chapter in Mississippi’s monster football rivalry

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The Sides of the Sea

Caribbean Women Writing Diaspora

University Press of Mississippi

An essential study focused on theories of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality in the work of contemporary Caribbean women writers

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Sylvia Plath Day by Day, Volume 2

1955-1963

University Press of Mississippi

The second and final volume in a series that details the daily life of one of America’s most powerful, intriguing writers

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Soul of the Court

The Trailblazing Life of Judge William Benson Bryant Sr.

University Press of Mississippi

The first full-length biography of a trailblazing DC attorney and judge

  • Copyright year: 2024
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