Notes from Betsy…on Spring books

May 7, 2013 nyupressblog 0

Greetings from NYU Press Publicity! My Instagram account is flooded with images of cherry blossoms, dogs rolling in grass, and ballpark festivities. SPRING HAS SPRUNG! To celebrate the spring season, I thought it would be




Capital of the (Cyber)world

April 26, 2013 nyupressblog 0

The scope of Charlene Mires’s Capital of the World is huge. In tracking the race to find a home for the United Nations, the book travels across the United States, covering the major hometown boosters




California, here they came

March 4, 2013 nyupressblog 0

At the end of WWII, the United Nations needed a headquarters… And so began the race to host the United Nations, with over 200 American cities and towns fighting to become the UN’s new home, or




How did NYC land the UN?

February 13, 2013 nyupressblog 0

At the end of WWII, the United Nations needed a headquarters… And so began the race to host the United Nations, with over 200 American cities and towns fighting to become the UN’s new home,