Category: Politics

Podcasts Potpourri! Lopate, Lehrer and More!

A lot of excellent interviews online for NYU Press authors this week: Editor Julia Mickenberg and contributors Charlotte Pomerantz and Joe Molner talk about their anthology of radical children’s literature,… READ MORE

Bananas & Terrorism

Corporate Social Irresponsibility in Bananaland Marcelo Bucheli (author of Bananas and Business: The United Fruit Company in Colombia, 1899-2000. New York: New York University Press, 2005) After extended efforts to… READ MORE

God & Gay Marriage on Huffington Post

Phil Zuckerman, author of Society without God, recently wrote about Proposition 8 & religious nations on the Huffington Post. We posted an early version of this op-ed, but this one… READ MORE

Academic Books for Kids

By Jill Norgren, author of Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President The late Tony Hillerman did it; so have Madonna, Katie Couric, Brooke Shields, Bette Midler, and Lynne… READ MORE

Does Religion Make You Nice?

Or, does atheism make you mean? Those are the questions asked by Slate.com writer Paul Bloom in his review of Philip Zuckerman’s Society without God (NYU Press 2008). Many Americans… 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

Indecision 2008: NYU Press Edition

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… 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