medicine

HOLIDAY SALE 2017: Select books only $5-10, or 50% off!

by Shaun Manning November 30, 2017

As you begin your search for gifts this holiday season, look no further than the University of Michigan Press! Our holiday sale features a variety of classics, favorites, conversation starters, and new titles – all at a variety of discounts. Use discount code UMHOL17, valid through January 4, 2018.                 NATURE         MICHIGAN HISTORY      

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Sales on New Titles from U-M Press

by Shaun Manning October 20, 2015

Are you on University of Michigan Press’s email lists? If so, you’ll know about the great deals we offer on all of our latest titles to help you keep up with the latest research in your field. If you haven’t yet signed up, here are a few promotion codes to get you started — enter them at checkout to save 30% on any edition of the title! Reading for the Planet: Toward a Geomethodology by Christian Moraru – code UMPLANET Campaign Finance and Political Polarization: When Purists Prevail by Raymond J. La Raja and Brian F. Schaffner – code UMPURIST […]

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Publishing, Poetry, and the Future: Reflecting on the 2015 Bear River Writers’ Conference

by Allison Peters July 27, 2015

The weekend May sprung into June, I attended the 2015 Bear River Writers’ Conference at Camp Michigania up on Walloon Lake (where Ernest Hemingway used to spend his summers as a kid), 250 miles north of Ann Arbor, a little south of Petoskey. Sponsored by the University of Michigan Department of English, Bear River is rich with writing workshops, readings, panels (often related to publishing), and craft talks. Directed by University of Michigan faculty member and poet Keith Taylor, the annual conference—now in its fifteenth year—is regularly attended by some of the University’s most prestigious creative writing faculty as well […]

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Win a copy of Jason Karlawish’s ‘Open Wound’ in paperback!

by Shaun Manning May 8, 2013

To celebrate the paperback release of Jason Karlawish’s historical novel Open Wound: The Tragic Obsession of Dr. William Beaumont, we’re giving away three copies to lucky readers on the social reading site Goodreads!   Goodreads Book Giveaway Open Wound by Jason Karlawish Giveaway ends May 17, 2013. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win   Dr. Karlawish’s novel gets to the heart of the strange relationship between Dr. William Beaumont and Northern Michigan fur trader Alexis St. Martin, who, after a shotgun misfires, bears a hole in his stomach which never quite heals over.  Beaumont takes the opportunity […]

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Local paper asks Dr. David Loxterkamp ‘What Matters in Medicine’

by Shaun Manning April 19, 2013

Local newspaper Penobscot Bay Pilot interviewed David Loxterkamp, MD, on his recently-released book What Matters in Medicine: Lessons from a Life in Primary Care and about his 30 years as a family practice physician in Belfast, Maine. Dr. Loxterkamp noted that currently most doctors do not live in the community where they practice. “They don’t want patients to run into them at the YMCA or the grocery store. They like that separation.” But, he told the Pilot, “For me and for many primary care physicians immersion in the community is how we work. The community is a resource for us, not […]

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