A pile of Island Press books

2019 Year in Review

In 2019, our authors explored how transit can make cities better, how food is transforming communities across the US, the impact of the world’s plastic addiction, the Earth’s most vital ecosystem, and so much more. We are proud of the 25 books that we published this year, continuing our work of keeping professionals, activists, educators, and citizens informed of the most pressing issues and innovative solutions.

Here is a guide to our 2019 titles:

Books that offer solutions to a food system in crisis 

Books that equip professionals to deal with climate change

Books for building better cities

Books for nature lovers and protectors

Books to deepen practitioner knowledge

Books that inform the public on pressing issues