Category: History

Better Read than Red

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… READ MORE

A Vote to Change the World

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… READ MORE

Black Founding Fathers & Barack

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…. READ MORE

Prophetic Airwaves

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… READ MORE

Belva Lockwood on TV

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… READ MORE

Politics in Paperback

The NYTimes Sunday Book Review gave a brief shout-out to The Art of Ill Will by Donald Dewey (NYU Press 2008) in their Paperback Row article. THE ART OF ILL… READ MORE

Ill Will Online

Donald Dewey, author of The Art of Ill Will (NYU Press 2008), talks to Brian Lehrer about politics, art and their uniquely American intersections.