So Many Awards for NYU Press!

March 15, 2010 nyupressblog 0

The New York Society Library has chosen Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope Along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx by Constance Rosenblum as a winner in the 2009-2010 New York City Book




Stephen Colbert: “I’m fat, you’re fat”

October 15, 2009 nyupressblog 0

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c The Obesity Epidemic – Amy Farrell www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Michael Moore Amy Farrell, contributor to The Fat Studies Reader and author of




Podcast Wednesday

August 5, 2009 nyupressblog 0

For your listening pleasure: Babysitter: An American History author Miriam Brunell on WHYY Philadelphia. Terrence McNally talks to Convergence Culture author Henry Jenkins. Brian Lehrer dives into Fat Studies. PRI discusses The Guantanamo Lawyers with




The New Yorker Asks, Why Are We So Fat?

July 20, 2009 nyupressblog 0

This article features our Fall 2009 title The Fat Studies Reader, edited by Esther D. Rothblum and Sondra Solovay One of the most comprehensive data sets available about Americans—how tall they are, when they last