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




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




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