Better Read than Red

November 7, 2008 nyupressblog 0

The Washington Post reviews Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature, edited by Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel. Check out the artwork from the book here or the review here. To wit,

A Vote to Change the World

November 6, 2008 nyupressblog 9

By Hasan Kwame Jeffries, author of Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt, forthcoming from NYU Press in 2009. My wife and I were tired. We’re both African American and had

Indecision 2008: NYU Press Edition

November 5, 2008 nyupressblog 0

Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., co-editor of From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State and the forthcoming When Law Fails, made an appearance last night on Comedy Central’s “Indecision 2008” presidential election coverage. A Harvard Law

Black Founding Fathers & Barack

November 4, 2008 nyupressblog 0

Rich Newman, author of Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers, discusses what this election might have meant to our nations black founding fathers. Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 —

Prophetic Airwaves

November 3, 2008 nyupressblog 0

Richard S. Newman, author of Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers, can be seen on C-SPAN’s BookTV through this link. Check it out – Prof. Newman gives a

Belva Lockwood on TV

October 31, 2008 nyupressblog 0

CSPAN’s BookTV held a panel discussion of the 2008 Best of the Best from the University Presses featuring five prominent librarians. One of the books featured was our very own Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who

The Graffiti Lives Trailer

October 30, 2008 nyupressblog 0

Graffiti Lives: Beyond the Tag in New York’s Urban Underground by Gregory Snyder Coming in January from NYU Press… Pre-order your copy at Amazon today!

Religion Says Fred

October 29, 2008 nyupressblog 0

For all of you publishing geeks and religious study scholars out there, Publishers Weekly has an excellent group interview posted about academic publishers putting out books on religion in the current market. Our own Fred

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