Truthdig Goes to Guantanamo

November 23, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Leading progressive news site Truthdig published an excerpt from The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law. I first saw him on a TV screen. Before my initial meeting with Murat Kurnaz in October

New York Book Show Design Awards!

November 20, 2009 nyupressblog 0

NYU Press is delighted to announce that we have won jacket/cover design awards in the 2010 New York Book Show. The New York Book Show is a North American competition, so we have some prestigious

The Left at War Gets it Right

November 19, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Two new reviews of The Left at War by Michael Berube are now available: The American Prospect “Bérubé links progressives’ inability to control the conversation on national security during the Bush administration to cultural studies’

Glenn Danzig Reads Our Book

November 17, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Here’s a YouTube clip of Glenn Danzig, lead singer of legendary punk band The Misfits, looking through his rather intense personal library. at 0:45 in, he takes a look at The Occult Roots of Nazism

Jezebel Does Girl Zines

November 13, 2009 nyupressblog 0

An American Prospect review of Girl Zines got some attention from America’s favorite women and culture blog, Jezebel. Since the 1990s, zines have played a crucial role in bringing awareness of feminism to young women.

HuffPo on Mental Illness

November 12, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Anis Shivani reviews Richard P. Bentall’s Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good? In the 1960s, a movement called “antipsychiatry” (prompted in Britain by R. D. Laing and in

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