Posts by Yale University Press

YUP Author Appearances

Upcoming Yale Author Events: 10/2 Reed Hundt, In China’s Shadow, on CNBC’s Power Lunch, 12-1:30pm 10/4 Jay Hopler, Green Squall, Main Library, Salt Lake City 7pm 10/6 Reed Hundt, In China’s Shadow, at Nikkei Institute, San Francisco Reed Hundt, In China’s Shadow, at Google employee event, 11am 10/11 YUP at

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Set in Stone

Roberta Smith reviewed “Set in Stone: The Medieval Face in Sculpture” in the New York Times today. The exhibit is currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and will run until February 18, 2007. From the review: “Set in Stone: The Face in Medieval Sculpture” is one of

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Surviving Prostate Cancer

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time for men and those who love them to get informed about prostate cancer and take action against it. According to the National Prostate Cancer Coalition, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed non-skin cancer in American men and is the second

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YUP Author Appearances

Here is a list of upcoming Yale University Press Author Events: 9/26 Daniel Esty and Andrew Winston, Green to Gold, on ABC’s Money Matters Peter Hill and Nigel Simeone, Messiaen, Penn State University, State College, PA, lecture and lecture-recital 9/27 Alan Wolfe, Does American Democracy Still Work?, On Point Radio

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More Royal Maneuvering

“Though Thailand is a constitutional monarchy and the king has only limited formal political power, he is highly influential and is revered by the Thai public after more than 5o years on the throne. Armored vehicles seen moving in the capital bore ribbons of bright yellow, a color associated with

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Does American Democracy Still Work?

With the midterm congressional races heating up and November 7 right around the corner, we are once again privileged witnesses of American democracy in action…or, as Alan Wolfe sees it, American democracy inaction. In his new book, Does American Democracy Still Work?, Wolfe identifies the current political conditions that have

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A Peek Into Ivan Brunetti’s House

From An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories by Ivan Brunetti, forthcoming in October. Stay tuned for more previews from this and other forthcoming titles from Yale University Press.

Bartlett’s, Step Aside

The Yale Book of Quotations, compiled by Fred R. Shapiro, is due out in October. But “aren’t there already books of quotations out there?” the review in Yale Alumni Magazine asks. “Do we need another? “Fred Shapiro’s answer is Yes, and yes. There are people who pick up Bartlett’s Familiar

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Reed Hundt to be Featured on TPMCafe’s Book Club

There will be a Book Club session on TPMCafe for Reed Hundt’s In China’s Shadow: The Crisis of American Entrepreneurship on Monday, September 25th and in the days following. TPMCafe is an off-shoot of Josh Micah Marshall’s popular TalkingPointsMemo blog. Their regular contributors are a mix of academics, former government

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Where Do Teachers Come From?

As summer days give way to school days, you may find yourself asking, “Where do teachers come from?” Many of them come from ed schools, institutions that get little respect. They are portrayed as intellectual wastelands, as impractical and irrelevant, and as the root cause of bad teaching and inadequate

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