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University of Missouri Press Summer Reading Display

The University of Missouri Press Summer Reading display can now be found on the second floor of Ellis Library. Explore a rich collection of books celebrating Missouri’s history, literature, music, and art, including both new releases and favorite backlist books. Highlights of the display include Patricia Cleary’s latest work, Mound City: The Place of Indigenous Past and Present in St. Louis, and Greg Olson’s award-winning Indigenous Missourians: Ancient Societies to the Present. Also showcased are selections from the Sports and American Culture series, such as Jon Langmead’s Ballyhoo!: The Roughhousers, Con Artists, and Wildmen Who Invented Professional Wrestling and Sheldon Anderson’s Schools for Scandal: The Dysfunctional Marriage of Division I Sports and Higher Education. Additionally, visitors can see books dedicated to the work of Missouri’s Laura Ingalls Wilder and coffee table books that featuring the state’s scenic parks and its natural life and landscapes.