MLA First Book Prize: Arranging Grief

December 17, 2008 nyupressblog 0

A big award for an NYU Press author! From the Georgetown University announcement: The Modern Language Association (MLA) of America has awarded the 2008 Prize for a First Book to Georgetown English professor Dana Luciano,




Hooking Up with the New York Times

December 15, 2008 nyupressblog 0

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 of Hooking Up: Sex, Dating




Our Bodies, Our Parties

December 12, 2008 nyupressblog 0

NYU Press author Jeanne Flavin hosted a get-together on Wednesday for her new book, Our Bodies, Our Crimes, at Lucky Jack’s in the LES. The event was a smashing success; Jeanne gave a great speech




BBC on Tin Pan Alley

December 10, 2008 nyupressblog 0

The British Broadcasting Co. interviewed David Freeland about the endangered landmark. His upcoming book is called Automats, Taxi Dances, and Vaudeville: Excavating Manhattan’s Lost Places of Leisure




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