Book giveaways!

April 30, 2013 nyupressblog 0

It finally feels like spring! We’re celebrating the season by hosting Goodreads giveaways for two new titles from our spring catalog. Check ’em out below, and enter to win a copy of one—or both! A

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

Words do matter in the immigration debate

April 23, 2013 nyupressblog 0

—Ediberto Román and Bobby Joe Bracy [This post originally appeared on the Latinovations blog. Read it here.] After decades of inaction, this week’s unveiling of the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” immigration proposal suggests that Congress

All Tomorrow’s Parties

April 22, 2013 nyupressblog 0

Peter Coviello’s new book, Tomorrow’s Parties, launches an innovative (and often unexpected) exploration of nineteenth-century American sexuality through the lens of literature. Here, we talk with him about Joseph Smith, the Velvet Underground, and how he came

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