Remembering Katrina

August 25, 2015 nyupressblog 0

This week marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. In reflection, we’d like to highlight a few recent books that explore the effects of the historic storm and its impact on the resilient city of New




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




Happy Mardi Gras from NYU Press!

March 4, 2014 nyupressblog 0

It’s Mardi Gras, y’all!  In honor of Fat Tuesday, we’re featuring an excerpt from our award-winning book, Authentic New Orleans: Tourism, Culture, and Race in the Big Easy (NYU Press, 2007). Written by Tulane sociologist Kevin Fox Gotham,




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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