Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison recently endorsed White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain’s White Slaves in America (NYU Press 2008), by Michael Walsh and Don Jordan. On NPR’s All Things Considered, Prof. Morrison called
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 Cheney. Each of these celebrities
The Chronicle of Higher Education interviews Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel, authors of Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature. The idea for the book came after Mickenberg, an associate professor of
Arlene Davila, author of Latino Spin: Public Image and the Whitewashing of Race, takes a look at the way popular culture changes its perceptions of Latino values to suit its own narratives. Chances are that
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 doubt the morality of atheists.
The Washington Post reviews Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature, edited by Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel. Check out the artwork from the book here or the review here. To wit,
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 both African American and had