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As we begin our Spring 2013 season of book publishing, we are also taking a look back through our long and more recent histories as a university press, the books we’ve published that continue to carry strong relevance today, authors who have graced our list with several publications, and the annals of books and discourse […]
Read the In Search of Lost Time centennial press announcement from Yale University Press! William C. Carter is obsessed with Marcel Proust. He has published two biographies of the man, Marcel Proust: A Life and Proust in Love, and has been called “Proust’s definitive biographer,” by Yale’s own Harold Bloom. He’s co-produced a Proust documentary: “Marcel […]
Continuing the English-language publishing success of Greek poet Kiki Dimoula’s new volume of poetry, The Brazen Plagiarist, Yale University Press Director John Donatich comments on the mission of the literature in translation series, the Margellos World Republic of Letters. The video below aired at the Athens Concert Hall on Tuesday, January 29, where crowds of […]
As we bid farewell to 2012, we’d like to share some of our favorite bestselling titles from the year: everything from art history and natural science to literature and current political debates. Happy 2013: We’re looking forward to bringing you another banner year of books!
Yale University Press Acquisitions and Manuscript Editors recommend their favorite titles and projects from 2012! Visions of a Vanished World: The Extraordinary Fossils of the Hunsrück State is filled with stunning photographs–photographs–of creatures that lived 400 million years ago. That’s 400 million years ago. This is one of the most amazing books you’ll ever see. […]
John Donatich— This year I loved reading books that couldn’t help but get tangled in the web of presidential politics. Mickey Edwards was both prophetic and prescriptive in The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, carefully reviewing the symptoms of a political system effectively paralyzed by bi-partisanship, providing a […]
Ivan Lett— Rare is the book campaign that immensely satisfies both personally and professionally. As work began for The Richard Burton Diaries, edited by Chris Williams, there was a typical shape to the assumptions for such a book coming from Yale University Press: “Oh great, the diaries of the Victorian explorer?” “No, the Hollywood actor.” […]
Our weekly roundup of news among university presses takes special significance as we gear up for the holiday season. Safe travels to your family and loved ones, readers! Princeton University Press is currently holding several Holiday Book Giveaways for titles such as Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity and Meaningful Work […]
Once more it’s the most wonderful time of the year here at Yale University Press, and because we’re in such a giving mood, we’ll spend the month rounding up our favorite books of the year, sharing gift ideas, and best of all: sending out free books to our blog and Twitter followers! Bernd Brunner uncovers […]