Read the World with ALTA – Social Media Bookfair

Read the World is an online bookfair taking place largely over social media from May 16 through May 23, 2023.

The University of Washington Press is thrilled to participate, sharing our wide variety of titles in translation.

Use Promo Code WARM23 at checkout for 40% and free domestic shipping.

New and Notable Translations

The Swedish Theory of Love

The Swedish Theory of Love

Individualism and Social Trust in Modern Sweden

Henrik Berggren, Lars Trägårdh, Stephen Donovan

$30.00

9780295750552

Paperback

Days of Defeat and Victory

Days of Defeat and Victory

Yegor Gaidar, Jane Ann Miller, Michael McFaul

$30.00

9780295995359

Paperback

Haboo

Haboo

Native American Stories from Puget Sound

Vi Hilbert, Jill La Pointe, Thom Hess

$29.95

9780295746968

Paperback

American Sabor

American Sabor

Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense

Marisol Berríos-Miranda, Shannon Dudley, Michelle Habell-Pallán, Angie Berríos Miranda

$34.95

9780295742625

Paperback

One Left

One Left

A Novel

Kim Soom, Bruce Fulton, Ju-Chan Fulton, Bonnie Oh

$22.95

9780295747668

Paperback

Miscellany of the South Seas

Miscellany of the South Seas

A Chinese Scholar’s Chronicle of Shipwreck and Travel through 1830s Vietnam

Cai Tinglan, Kathlene Baldanza, Zhao Lu

$32.00

9780295751672

Paperback

The <i>Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan </i>Reader

The Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan Reader

Selections from China’s Earliest Narrative History

Stephen Durrant, Wai-yee Li, David Schaberg

$32.00

9780295747750

Paperback

Further Adventures on the Journey to the West

Further Adventures on the Journey to the West

Master of Silent Whistle Studio, Qiancheng Li, Robert E. Hegel, Qiancheng Li

$32.00

9780295747729

Paperback

 

Classics of Chinese Thought Series

A Thorough Exploration in Historiography / <i>Shitong</i>

A Thorough Exploration in Historiography / Shitong

Liu Zhiji, Victor Cunrui Xiong, Michael Nylan, Andrew Plaks

$125.00

Hardcover

Garden of Eloquence / Shuoyuan說苑

Garden of Eloquence / Shuoyuan說苑

Liu Xiang, Eric Henry, Andrew Plaks, Michael Nylan

$125.00

Hardcover

Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan左傳

Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan左傳

Commentary on the "Spring and Autumn Annals"

Stephen Durrant, Wai-yee Li, David Schaberg, Andrew Plaks, Michael Nylan

$250.00

Hardcover

Exemplary Figures / Fayan法言

Exemplary Figures / Fayan法言

Xiong Yang, Michael Nylan, Michael Nylan

$85.00

Hardcover

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The Lady of Linshui Pacifies Demons

The Lady of Linshui Pacifies Demons

A Seventeenth-Century Novel

Kristin Ingrid Fryklund, Mark Edward Lewis, Brigitte Baptandier

$35.00

Paperback

The Nuosu <i>Book of Origins</i>

The Nuosu Book of Origins

A Creation Epic from Southwest China

Mark Bender, Aku Wuwu, Jjivot Zopqu, Stevan Harrell

$32.00

Paperback

A Ming Confucian’s World

A Ming Confucian’s World

Selections from Miscellaneous Records from the Bean Garden

Lu Rong, Mark Halperin

$32.00

Paperback

Idle Talk under the Bean Arbor

Idle Talk under the Bean Arbor

A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Story Collection

Aina the Layman, Ziran the Eccentric Wanderer, Robert E. Hegel

$32.00

Paperback

The <i>Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan </i>Reader

The Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan Reader

Selections from China’s Earliest Narrative History

Stephen Durrant, Wai-yee Li, David Schaberg

$32.00

Paperback

Treatises of the Supervisor and Guardian of the Cinnamon Sea

Treatises of the Supervisor and Guardian of the Cinnamon Sea

The Natural World and Material Culture of Twelfth-Century China

Fan Chengda, James M. Hargett

$40.00

Paperback

The Story of Han Xiangzi

The Story of Han Xiangzi

The Alchemical Adventures of a Daoist Immortal

Erzeng Yang, Philip Clart

$45.00

Paperback

Stories Old and New

Stories Old and New

A Ming Dynasty Collection

Feng Menglong, Shuhui Yang, Yunqin Yang

$50.00

Paperback

Escape from Blood Pond Hell

Escape from Blood Pond Hell

The Tales of Mulian and Woman Huang

Beata Grant, Wilt L. Idema

$35.00

Paperback

Heroines of Jiangyong

Heroines of Jiangyong

Chinese Narrative Ballads in Women’s Script

Wilt L. Idema

$30.00

Paperback

Chinese Students Encounter America

Chinese Students Encounter America

Qian Ning, T. K. Chu

$32.00

Paperback

Meng Jiangnü Brings Down the Great Wall

Meng Jiangnü Brings Down the Great Wall

Ten Versions of a Chinese Legend

Wilt L. Idema

$32.00

Paperback

Stories to Awaken the World

Stories to Awaken the World

A Ming Dynasty Collection, Volume 3

Feng Menglong, Shuhui Yang, Yunqin Yang

$65.00

Paperback

The Great Ming Code / Da Ming lu

The Great Ming Code / Da Ming lu

Yonglin Jiang, Yonglin Jiang

$105.00

Hardcover

The World of a Tiny Insect

The World of a Tiny Insect

A Memoir of the Taiping Rebellion and Its Aftermath

Zhang Daye, Xiaofei Tian

$30.00

Paperback

Market Street

Market Street

A Chinese Woman in Harbin

Xiao Hong, Howard Goldblatt

$25.00

Paperback

Sanyan Stories

Sanyan Stories

Favorites from a Ming Dynasty Collection

Feng Menglong, Shuhui Yang, Yunqin Yang

$35.00

Paperback

The Drunken Man

The Drunken Man's Talk

Tales from Medieval China

Luo Ye, Alister D. Inglis

$32.00

Paperback

Urbanization in Early and Medieval China

Urbanization in Early and Medieval China

Gazetteers for the City of Suzhou

Olivia Milburn

$32.00

Paperback

Stories to Caution the World

Stories to Caution the World

A Ming Dynasty Collection, Volume 2

Feng Menglong, Shuhui Yang, Yunqin Yang

$55.00

Paperback

Forbidden Games and Video Poems

Forbidden Games and Video Poems

The Poetry of Yang Mu and Lo Ch'ing

Yang Mu, Lo Ch'ing, Joseph R. Allen

$35.00

Paperback

South of the Clouds

South of the Clouds

Tales from Yunnan

Lucien Miller, Guo Xu, Lucien Miller, Xu Kun

$35.00

Paperback

Slapping the Table in Amazement

Slapping the Table in Amazement

A Ming Dynasty Story Collection

Mengchu Ling, Shuhui Yang, Yunqin Yang, Robert E. Hegel

$55.00

Paperback

Mouse vs. Cat in Chinese Literature

Mouse vs. Cat in Chinese Literature

Tales and Commentary

Wilt L. Idema, Haiyan Lee

$32.00

Paperback

The Art of Ethnography

The Art of Ethnography

A Chinese "Miao Album"

David Deal, Laura Hostetler, Laura Hostetler, Charles F. McKhann

$32.00

Paperback

Wrongful Deaths

Wrongful Deaths

Selected Inquest Records from Nineteenth-Century Korea

Sun Joo Kim, Jungwon Kim

$35.00

Paperback

Danish Folktales, Legends, and Other Stories

Danish Folktales, Legends, and Other Stories

Timothy R. Tangherlini, Timothy R. Tangherlini

$50.00

Hardcover

The Linguistics of Lying And Other Essays

The Linguistics of Lying And Other Essays

Harald Weinrich, Jane K. Brown, Marshall Brown

$30.00

Paperback

State and Evolution

State and Evolution

Russia's Search for a Free Market

Yegor Gaidar, Jane Ann Miller

$35.00

Hardcover

Fables of La Fontaine

Fables of La Fontaine

Illustrated

Koren G. Christofides, Constantine Christofides, Christopher Carsten

$30.00

Paperback

Selected Letters of A. M. A. Blanchet

Selected Letters of A. M. A. Blanchet

Bishop of Walla Walla and Nesqualy (1846-1879)

Roberta Stringham Brown, Patricia O’Connell Killen, Roberta Stringham Brown

$35.00

Paperback