Category: Anthropology

Hooking Up with the New York Times

NYTimes op-ed columnist Charles M. Blow wanted to write a column lamenting the end of the dating culture among teenagers. So, he put in a call to Kathleen Bogle, author… READ MORE

The Latino Spin Book Party & Danceathon

In what was no doubt the loudest and most-danceable party in NYU Press history, author Arlene Davila welcomed over one hundred of her friends and colleagues into the King Juan… READ MORE

Spin on the Latino Middle Class

Although we’re not in the habit of posting regular book reviews on this blog, the San Francisco Chronicle’s take on Arlene Davila’s Latino Spin is particularly insightful. Conservative pundits describe… READ MORE

Everybody Loves Wendy

A very nice story about one of our favorite NYU Press authors, Wendy Chapkis (Dying to Get High, 2008). I worked selling subscriptions at the San Francisco Symphony. My arts… READ MORE

God Bless America(?)

Phil Zuckerman, professor of sociology at Pitzer College, is the author of Society Without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell us About Contentment, (NYU Press 2008). The candidates… READ MORE