Graffiti Lives on Flickr and Facebook

January 13, 2009 nyupressblog 1

Check out the black book, a companion to Graffiti Lives: Beyond the Tag in New York’s Urban Underground. The black book, assembled by author Greg Snyder, is a collection of the work of several dozen




Children of the Left, Unite!

January 12, 2009 nyupressblog 0

A fabulous essay on Tales for Little Rebels that appeared in the New York Times this Sunday deserves its own blog post. Caleb Crain writes: Financial behemoths have been nationalized. The government is promising to




Follow NYU Press on Twitter!

January 9, 2009 nyupressblog 0

NYU Press has added our tweet to the voices of the twitterati; i.e., we’ve dived headfirst into microblogging, the newest trend for the smart-phone enabled netizens of the world. Twitter allows you to read one




Can a Font Save the Planet?

January 8, 2009 nyupressblog 0

The answer, apparently, is yes! Check it out: Ecofont uses 20% less ink than normal fonts by putting small holes in the letters. At large sizes these holes are obvious, but at normal sizes it’s




The People’s Podcast Party

January 7, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Two new populist podcasts for your aural enjoyment. Against the Grain, Tuesday January 6th 2009: Download program audio (mp3, 48.47 Mbytes) How many incompetently represented people get convicted, or even executed? In the volume We




Still Climbing, 10 Years Later

January 6, 2009 nyupressblog 0

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of Still Lifting, Still Climbing: African American Women’s Contemporary Activism, edited by Kimberly Springer. Prof. Springer was kind enough to offer a brief update on the




Of Politicians, Pastors, and Prayer

January 5, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Phillip Luke Sinitiere and Shayne Lee, authors of Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace (NYU Press 2009), discuss Rick Warren, Barack Obama and the issues surrounding the inaugural invocation. Numerous journalists, political pundits,




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