Ohio University Press · Swallow Press ·

New and Upcoming Titles
June 2020

Cover of 'Jail Speak'

Jail Speak
By Ben Langston

When Ben Langston took a guard job at a local prison, it was because there were few other options. Jail Speak is his memoir about working in the incarceration industry.

Memoir, Law Enforcement · subjects · subjects

Cover of 'Cy Young'

Cy Young
An American Baseball Hero
By Scott H. Longert

Cy Young: American Baseball Hero tells the life story of Cy Young, the hardest-throwing pitcher in baseball history, and introduces middle-grade readers to America’s favorite pastime, explaining balls, strikes, and outs in an exciting and easy-to-understand way.

Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Historical · Baseball History · Ohio

Cover of 'Radical Utu'

Radical Utu
Critical Ideas and Ideals of Wangari Muta Maathai
By Besi Brillian Muhonja

In Radical Utu: Critical Ideas and Ideals of Wangari Muta Maathai, Wangari Maathai is presented as a scholar whose contributions to gender equality, democratic spaces, economic equity and global governance, and indigenous African languages and knowledges paralleled her renowned environmental activism.

Political Philosophy · Kenya · African Studies · Women’s Studies

That’s it for June. If you’re curious about what’s coming out next month, you can get a sneak peek at July.