Posts by Yale University Press

Brunetti Gets Two in One

The Comics Journal recently reviewed Ivan Brunetti’s An Anthology of Graphic Fiction (Yale University Press, 2006). Dick Deppey gives two reviews: “One for newcomers to the new breed of comics, and one for those who already know their way around.” He went with the newcomers first: If you’re looking for

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Globalizing Major League Baseball

Posted by Alan Klein, author of the newly published GROWING THE GAME: The Globalization of Major League Baseball. For Major League Baseball (MLB), globalization is an important way of staving off a serious decline at its core.  Despite having set records in attendance and revenue figures, as well as posting

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Cartoons from the Kremlin

How did the rulers of the Soviet Union pass the time during long Politburo meetings in the Kremlin? They doodled. Sketching on notebook pages, official letterheads, and the margins of draft documents, prominent Soviet leaders in the 1920s and 1930s amused themselves and their colleagues with drawings of one another.

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Andrew Winston on The Invisible Hand Podcast

Andrew Winston, co-author of Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage, was recently interviewed on the Invisible Hand Podcast with Chris Gondek. Listen to the Podcast here. http://www.theinvisiblehandpodcast.com/The_Invisible_Hand_Episode_39.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

Big Splash at Small Press Expo

Ivan Brunetti’s An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories made a big splash at the Small Press Expo a couple of weeks back. Ivan’s Schizo also scored an Ignatz Award for Outstanding Comic. In addition, awards went to two other cartoonists included in the Yale anthology: “Maakies” syndicated

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The Late Republic?

In today’s Wall Street Journal, Mark Miller writes, “There are points of similarity between the political culture of late republican Rome and our own, but the differences reveal how far we have to go before we hit bottom — contrary to the dire warnings emanating from certain political quarters today.”

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Hannah Arendt and the Study of Evil

Listen to Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, author of Why Arendt Matters, discuss Hannah Arendt, her examination of totalitarianism, and the “banality of evil,” on NPR’s All Things Considered.

China Rising

Posted by Reed Hundt, author of In China’s Shadow. While Iraq burns, China, inexorably, strengthens. Not a day goes by without reading in the newspaper, any newspaper, signs of China’s increasing economic prowess. But in a real sense, it’s not the Chinese government or even Chinese workers that pose a

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YUP Author Appearances

Upcoming Yale Author Events: 10/16 • Tony Robbin, Shadows of Reality; lecture at University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, 2-6pm 10/17 • Godfrey Hodgson, Woodrow Wilson’s Right Hand; lecture at Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University 10/18 • Godfrey Hodgson, Woodrow Wilson’s Right Hand; lecture at Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for

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Why Arendt Matters

Saturday, October 14, marks the centennial of the birth of Hannah Arendt (1906-1975), the German-born political philosopher whose analysis of the nature of power, totalitarianism, and the “banality of evil” still resonates powerfully in our own time. “So it is no accident,” says Edward Rothstein in the New York Times,

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