Upcoming events with Gerald Horne

July 24, 2014 nyupressblog 0

Author and historian Gerald Horne will be on a mini book tour this weekend to discuss his two new books, The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America, released […]




Mandela was not a Hallmark card

December 9, 2013 nyupressblog 1

—Alan Wieder Long-time South African educator and President of the New Unity Movement, R. O. Dudley had a quote that he used when speaking of various iconic South African struggle leaders: He “had arms, not wings.”  It […]




The barrel of the apartheid gun

July 3, 2013 nyupressblog 0

—Nadine Gordimer The nobel laureate on Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid, a new biography of South Africa’s revolutionary couple, published by Monthly Review Press. [Below is an excerpt of the […]




In memoriam: Hugo Chávez

March 11, 2013 nyupressblog 3

—Michael D. Yates The death of Hugo Chávez saddens those struggling for a better world. He was a great champion of the impoverished workers and peasants of both Venezuela and the world, and a steadfast […]




Slideshow: Brooklyn Book Festival 2012

September 24, 2012 nyupressblog 0

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth yesterday at the Brooklyn Book Festival! We had a blast sharing our excitement for forthcoming fall books and convincing our fans/visitors/friends to get “tatted” up in celebration of […]




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