Better Read than Red

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… READ MORE

A Vote to Change the World

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… READ MORE

Indecision 2008: NYU Press Edition

Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., co-editor of From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State and the forthcoming When Law Fails, made an appearance last night on Comedy Central’s “Indecision 2008” presidential… READ MORE

Black Founding Fathers & Barack

Rich Newman, author of Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers, discusses what this election might have meant to our nations black founding fathers…. READ MORE

Prophetic Airwaves

Richard S. Newman, author of Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers, can be seen on C-SPAN’s BookTV through this link. Check it out… READ MORE

Belva Lockwood on TV

CSPAN’s BookTV held a panel discussion of the 2008 Best of the Best from the University Presses featuring five prominent librarians. One of the books featured was our very own… READ MORE

The Graffiti Lives Trailer

Graffiti Lives: Beyond the Tag in New York’s Urban Underground by Gregory Snyder Coming in January from NYU Press… Pre-order your copy at Amazon today!

Religion Says Fred

For all of you publishing geeks and religious study scholars out there, Publishers Weekly has an excellent group interview posted about academic publishers putting out books on religion in the… READ MORE