Religion

Trita Parsi’s Treacherous Alliance on the radio and in print

    Trita Parsi, author of recently-released Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States, was a guest on The Diane Rehm Show to talk about his new book. Listen to the show, or downloand this segment using Real Audio or Windows Media Player. Parsi’s Treacherous

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 9

Episode 9 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In Episode 9, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Trita Parsi about about his behind-the scenes revelations about events in the Middle East and the geopolitical competition between Israel, Iran, and the United States, and with (2) James Prosek, author, watercolorist,

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Show Notes for Episode 9 of the Yale Press Podcast

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast. I can’t deny that my heartbeat quickened when I heard the theme music to the show again. I was putting together the main show, and when I put in the opening theme and started the fade, I felt very happy.

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News and reviews for Kiernan’s Blood and Soil

Reviewers are finding Ben Kiernan’s newest book, Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur, to be an engaging look at an important and timely subject. In a review for the October 8th issue of The New Republic, Michael Ignatieff calls Blood and Soil

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Two Lives reviews flow in, plus an upcoming reading by Malcolm

Janet Malcolm’s recently published Two Lives has attracted a deluge of major media attention, including a nod from the New York Times Sunday Book Review. The Editor’s Choice list praises Two Lives as “sharp criticism meets playful, absorbing biography.” To see this week’s complete list, click here. The Wall Street

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BREAKING NEWS: Yale University Press Acquires Anchor Bible Series from Doubleday

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2007 Yale University Press Acquires Anchor Bible Series from Doubleday New York and New Haven— The Anchor Bible Series, a prestigious collection of more than 115 volumes of biblical scholarship, has been acquired by Yale University Press from Doubleday.  Yale University Press will publish all

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Malcolm’s new book is “…a page turner…” says NY Times Book Review

The New York Times Sunday Book Review of Two Lives, opens with the statement: “One would not naturally pair Janet Malcolm, a clear, analytic writer, with Gertrude Stein and her modernist shenanigans.” Reviewer Katie Rophie goes on, “Malcolm’s writing in Two Lives is brilliant, penetrating and playful.  There is in

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Janet Malcolm’s Two Lives news and reviews

Her first book in over five years, Janet Malcolm’s Two Lives is reaching readers — and listeners — with more reviews to come.   Here is just a sampling of the current attention around this new release: Entertainment Weekly gives Two Lives an “A” calling the book, “a fascinating portrait…and

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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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