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The Voice in My Head: Steve Wasserman on Susan Sontag

By Steve Wasserman Among the first books I’ve acquired for Yale University Press, just now being published, is a valentine to my late and beloved Susan Sontag.  For decades, she was something of an Auntie Mame figure for me.  We spent years haunting used bookstores in Berkeley, Los Angeles, and New York, talking for hours […]

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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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Ghostwriting on Behalf of the ‘Greatest Victorian’s’ Ghost

The Memoirs of Walter Bagehot is an unusual inclusion in our September theme, “Memoir and Memory,” as the recorded memories, although told in the first person, were fabricated on behalf of Bagehot by historian Frank Prochaska. Walter Bagehot (1826-1877), called the “Greatest Victorian”, left no memoir of his life as a prominent Victorian lawyer, businessman, essayist 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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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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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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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 16, 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 the Muslim Brotherhood, computer animation, and minority voting rights. What did you read this week? NYU […]

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August Theme: Public Art

Summer may be winding down, but there’s still plenty of time to take advantage of the plethora of seasonal art exhibitions and festivals, through both the world-at-large and the world of books. At Yale University Press, we’re proud to publish and disseminate the importance of these iconic cultural works and contributions, both contemporary and historical. […]

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