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Nigel Simeone Introduces The Leonard Bernstein Letters

Leonard Bernstein was a charismatic and versatile musician – a brilliant conductor who attained international super-star status, a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), choral works (Chichester Psalms), film scores (On the Waterfront), and much more. He was also an enthusiastic letter writer, and this book is the first […]

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September Theme Sign-up for Books: Memoir & Memory

In choosing Memoir & Memory as our monthly theme for September, a reflection of our year in publishing the genre was telling: A particularly monumental year for Yale University Press in its release of personal letters and correspondence, we published The Richard Burton Diaries (Oct. 2012, pbk July 2013), edited by Chris Williams, with ongoing #BurtonDiaries […]

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Allure of the Archives

Surrendering to The Allure of the Archives : The Joys of Historical Research

Whether it’s summer or winter, you freeze. Your hands grow stiff as you try to decipher the document, and very touch of its parchment or rag paper stains your fingers with cold dust. The writing, no matter how meticulous, how regular, is barely legible to untrained eyes. It sits before you on the reading room […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 27, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found conversations on banned books, Obamacare, rape culture, modernism, and even the Miss America pageant . What did you […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 20, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found conversations on Syria, Jonathan Franzen, superheroes in New York City, religion and death, the beauty of bridges and […]

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New York Art Book Fair Only a Day Away

Follow @yaleARTbooks The sun is setting noticeably earlier, the air is noticeably cooler, and the trees here in the northeast are noticeably less green… all of which can only mean one thing. It’s time for the New York Art Book Fair. Beginning with special preview hours from 6-9pm tomorrow (Thursday, September 19th), and continuing with […]

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The Bet

Goodreads Giveaway: The Bet

Goodreads is hosting a September book giveaway of The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future by Paul Sabin. Enter now to win your free copy of this compelling book that analyzes a famous debate whose consequences still affect our modern-day political discourse on environmental policy. Goodreads Book Giveaway The Bet by Paul Sabin Giveaway […]

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Yale University Press

What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 6, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on prison culture, mass protests, collapsing bridges, and immigration policy. What did you read this week? Princeton […]

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Yale University Press

What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 30, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found topical discussions about Syria, the March on Washington and Labor Day, as well as some intimate accounts of […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 23, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on sports analytics, new modes of travel, and the politics of sexuality, nationality, and security, as well […]

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