About this blog

From the Square is the official blog of NYU Press. With a focus on sharing the ideas and opinions of our authors, From the Square also features news, updates, and all things digital from the NYU Press community. We encourage you to join the conversation with us and our authors by commenting on our posts!

About NYU Press

A publisher of original scholarship since its founding in 1916, New York University Press is a department of the New York University Division of Libraries. Working across the humanities and social sciences, NYU Press has award-winning lists in sociology, law, cultural and American studies, religion, American history, anthropology, politics, criminology, media and communication, literary studies, and psychology.

NYU Press publishes over 100 new books each year, with a backlist of nearly 3,000 titles in print. Our numerous distinguished partnerships include: distributor of Monthly Review Press; co-publisher of the Social Science Research Council; charter member of both the American Literatures Initiative and Early American Places, which support the publication of first books; and the Library of Arabic Literature.

NYU Press has been a member of the Association of University Presses (AUP) since 1937. Our office is located one block south of Union Square in Manhattan.

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