Everybody Loves Wendy

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… READ MORE

Racial Hoaxes & Our Fears

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… READ MORE

UN Names NYU Press Author a Global Expert

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… READ MORE

Bananas & Terrorism

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… READ MORE

God & Gay Marriage on Huffington Post

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… READ MORE

Follow That Sperm

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… READ MORE

Tin Panhandling

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… READ MORE