Posts by Yale University Press

Burt’s opening at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Yesterday, William Burt’s exhibit opened at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, featuring 40 of his  vividly stunning photographs. Running through December 16, 2007, this exhibit traveled from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and will continue on to the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, Texas, upon leaving

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Show Notes for Episode 8 (July 2007) of the Yale Press Podcast

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast. One of the reasons I have been asked to write up these show notes is to give listeners a behind the scenes view of what goes on in the production of an episode. Recently, it has been a bit dull

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 8

Episode 8 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In Episode 8, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Michael Makovsky about Winston Churchill’s views on Zionism, (2) Tennant Bagley about the controversy surrounding a KGB defector in the early 1960s, and (3) Emily Cockayne about urban nuisances people suffered in

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“The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” starts today

Today marks the start of the annual EAA Airventure in Oshkosh, WI. From demonstrations to new innovations, airplane rides to stunt shows, this weeklong event draws enthusiasts from all over the world, with over 750,000 attendees, making it the largest aviation event in the world. For aviation lovers and history

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John Donatich, Director of Yale University Press to appear on BookTV

This Sunday, John Donatich, (bio) Director of Yale University Press, will appear on CSPAN’s Book TV. Held at the 2007 BookExpo America, the Director will discuss new and upcoming titles from the Press.  The interview airs at 7:15 am and again on Sunday, July 14 at 8:50 am. Details here.

Yale loves summer reading –new titles added to our Online Sale

We’ve just launched our Best of Summer Reading site at Yale University Press! Our new page features a host of titles perfect to slip right in your beach bag as you head out to enjoy the sun and surf. Delve into Tennent H. Bagley’s Spy Wars and uncover details from

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Remembering our founding fathers on Independence Day

Today we celebrate 231 years of American independence with parades and traditional past times of barbecues and fireworks. As we enjoy this patriotic holiday, Yale University Press looks to our founding fathers who brought forth new ideas to an emerging nation. In this New York Times Bestseller, Gore Vidal’s Inventing

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Spy Wars author Tennent “Pete” H. Bagley in the news

This week, The Washington Times and the New York Post are reporting on the recent cancellation of Tennent “Pete” H. Bagley’s scheduled appearances at the International Spy Museum and the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, DC. Bagley, a former CIA officer, is the author of Spy Wars: Moles, Mysteries and

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Show Notes for the June 2007 Episode of the Yale Press Podcast

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast. It must be summer. I’ve spent the better part of an hour trying to figure out how to start these show notes, but I find my attention being drawn out my window and towards the early evening midsummer sunlight, lamenting

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 7

Episode 7 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In Episode 7, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez about Foxbats over Dimona, (2) Amitai Etzioni about a new direction in American foreign policy, and (3)  Gregg Mitman about how allergies have affected American society since

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