Everybody Loves Wendy

December 2, 2008 nyupressblog 0

A very nice story about one of our favorite NYU Press authors, Wendy Chapkis (Dying to Get High, 2008). I worked selling subscriptions at the San Francisco Symphony. My arts writer pay from the gay




Racial Hoaxes & Our Fears

December 1, 2008 nyupressblog 0

Katheryn Russell-Brown, author of The Color of Crime (2nd ed., NYU Press 2008), in an op-ed for the Orlando Sentinel, writes about the largely unnoticed trends in racial hoaxes among false crime reports in the




UN Names NYU Press Author a Global Expert

November 26, 2008 nyupressblog 0

The United Nations’ Rapid Response Media Mechanism (RRMM) project has named filmmaker, scholar, and Columbia professor Frances Negrón-Muntaner a Global Expert. Negrón-Muntaner is the author of Boricua Pop:Puerto Ricans and the Latinization of American Culture




Bananas & Terrorism

November 24, 2008 nyupressblog 0

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 clean up its awful image,




God & Gay Marriage on Huffington Post

November 21, 2008 nyupressblog 0

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 is even better! Proposition 8




Follow That Sperm

November 21, 2008 nyupressblog 0

Naomi Cahn, author of Families by Law (NYU Press 2004) and the forthcoming Test Tube Families (NYU Press 2008), along with Wendy Kramer, founder of the Donor Sibling Registry, recently published this op-ed in the




Tin Panhandling

November 19, 2008 nyupressblog 0

Tin Pan Alley, the longtime NYC home of America’s songwriting industry, is up for sale. The New York Times wrote about efforts to save the historic block, using an interview with NYU Press author David




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