AUPresses Offers Slow Down and #ReadUP

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No matter where you choose to vacation, bring along one (or a few!) of these great reads from university presses to Slow down and #ReadUP!

— AUPresses (@aupresses) June 24, 2021

The Association of University Presses (AUPresses) is happy to present a wide-ranging collection of great vacation reads suggested by its member presses from around the globe. 

Find our list at

See a global map of all 83 recommended reads

This showcase of more than 80 titles aims to encourage all to read a university press publication (#ReadUP) while taking a much-needed break this year. Browse the collection available on, and you’ll find novels, travelogues, history and memoirs, graphic fiction and nonfiction, insightful books about music and pop culture, thoughtful writing about barbecue, baseball, kittens, sharks…and can support independent bookstores while you shop. Or travel the world in books through a Google map pinning the 83 titles recommended by presses all around the globe.