‘The Fault’ in our memories

June 24, 2014 nyupressblog 0

—Jodi Eichler-Levine One fine morning in Amsterdam, Hazel Grace Lancaster, the protagonist of The Fault in Our Stars, sports a tee shirt emblazoned with Magritte’s most famous painting. It reads, “Ceci n’est pas une pipe”

All Tomorrow’s Parties

April 22, 2013 nyupressblog 0

Peter Coviello’s new book, Tomorrow’s Parties, launches an innovative (and often unexpected) exploration of nineteenth-century American sexuality through the lens of literature. Here, we talk with him about Joseph Smith, the Velvet Underground, and how he came

New Spreadable Media essays: Week 3

December 10, 2012 nyupressblog 0

We’re at week three since launching the online component of Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture! Here are this week’s round of web exclusive essays written by selected contributors who have shaped the argument put forth

Notes from Betsy…on Single

August 10, 2012 nyupressblog 1

Our rock-star publicist, Betsy Steve, lover of books and all things media, is here to share one of her favorites from this month. Get ready! Single: Arguments for the Uncoupled by Michael Cobb has received

Rocking Out to Single

July 20, 2012 nyupressblog 0

—Jiayi Ying My first day on the job at NYU Press, I had two emails waiting for me. One was to get my ID approved for building access, the second was an assignment to brainstorm

Singles, rejoice!

February 14, 2012 nyupressblog 0

From Liz Lemon to Melville’s Bartleby, the ones who prefer not two by Michael Cobb, author of Single: Arguments for the Uncoupled (forthcoming this July) I used to nurse my single self each Valentine’s Day

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