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




Spin on the Latino Middle Class

December 3, 2008 nyupressblog 0

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 them as a growing mass




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