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Staff Bookshelf January 2024

Staff Bookshelf January 2024

In this blog post, we are taking a look at what CUA Press is reading this January— kicking off the new year with new reads! Featured in this staff bookshelf we have a lovely variety of genres, some of which include fantasy, spirituality, historical fiction, nonfiction, and even theology!

Staff Bookshelf October/November 2023

Staff Bookshelf October/November 2023

In this blog post we highlight what the CUA Press had been reading in October. Featured in this staff bookshelf we have a delightful range of genres spanning across medieval folklore, magical realism, romantic comedy, historical classics, religion, romantic comedy and more! Just like a bowl of leftover candy after Halloween, we have a strong variety of bookish flavors on the table!

Thank you, Olivia!

Thank you, Olivia!

This week, we are saying goodbye to our wonderful Marketing Assistant, Olivia Schmitz. Olivia has been with us since 2021 and has made her mark, taking on design work for book & journal covers, formatting catalogs, and even creating this very blog. While we are sad to see her go, we are very excited to see what she has in store for her next adventure! Before she starts her new journey, we asked her a few questions about her time working at the Press.

Staff Bookshelf July 2023

Staff Bookshelf July 2023

We’re in the throes of vacation season, which also means we’re in the throes of vacation reads. Comedy to noir, cutting-edge journalism to children’s adventure stories, we’ve made sure our book picks are as memorable as the trips we’re taking them on!

Celebrating Blaise Pascal’s 400th Birthday

Celebrating Blaise Pascal’s 400th Birthday

This year, June 19th will mark the 400th birthday of the great French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal. Pascal’s name and work is no stranger to the CUA Press catalog, so today we want to create our own Blaise Pascal Reader for those who want to learn more about the great intellectual and his work.

Staff Bookshelf May 2023

Staff Bookshelf May 2023

Now that it’s May, many schools in the US are winding to a close. For some, summer means more reading time. For others, it means less. But for those of us at The CUA Press, reading is an occupational hazard with no escape. Come rain or shine, these are the books we’ll be starting our summers off with.

Parody Covers to Celebrate Our Anniversary!

Parody Covers to Celebrate Our Anniversary!

Now, the plan was to spotlight our new in-house designer, Mr. Jake Gaffe*, by asking him to give some of our best books from over the years a fresh coat of paint. Long story short, there was a bit of a mix-up, and the covers we got were a little different than we were expecting…

Staff Bookshelf November 2022

Staff Bookshelf November 2022

We have reached Full Fall Mode here in DC. That means sweaters, hot beverages, fallen leaves, and of course, good books! Here are the stories on our minds as we’ve enjoyed the changing seasons.

Macabre Catholic Reading List

Macabre Catholic Reading List

Zombies, vampires, brains in a jar—life beyond the grave is on everyone’s minds this time of year. In honor of Halloween and All Souls Day, we’ve collected the CUA Press books that best explore the dark, devastating, and sublime aspects of our lives and faith.

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