Brian Lehrer Goes to the Grand Concourse

March 6, 2009 nyupressblog 0

A podcast featuring a shoutout for one of our most highly-anticipated books of the summer, Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, by Constance Rosenblum (editor of

Stephen Colbert’s Home Front

March 3, 2009 nyupressblog 0

New this month in paperback from NYU Press is Labor’s Home Front: The American Federation of Labor during WWII by Andrew Kersten. In 2006, Prof. Kersten wrote a piece for the AFL-CIO’s blog responding to

Tales for Little Rebels on Book TV

February 12, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Editors Philip Nel and Julia Mickenberg talk about their collection of Radical Children’s Literature at Bluestockings Bookstore in NYC – and luckily C-SPAN was there to tape it.

The Ugly City

January 28, 2009 nyupressblog 0

The New York Times City Section did a brief Q&A with Susan Schweik, the author of the forthcoming Ugly Laws: Disability in Public (NYU Press 2009 / History of Disability Series) An Excerpt: Q. I’ve

Podcasts For Your Weekend!

January 23, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Tales for Little Rebels on Against the Grain Wouldn’t it be nice if people learned as children about nonviolence, about rejecting bigotry and war, about social justice? Tales for Little Rebels recovers the legacy of

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