Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast. One year ago today, Yale University Press posted the first episode of the show. 12 months, 11 shows and 32 interviews later, and here we are. I wish I could convey in words how much I enjoy doing this show,
Yale University Press is proud to announce that three of our books have been chosen by the New York Times for their list of 100 Notable Books of 2007. Those books are Hugh Brogan’s Alexis de Tocqueville: A Life, Janet Malcolm’s Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice, and Tim Jeal’s Stanley:
On Monday, November 26 at 7 pm, Book Culture bookstore in New York City will host a reading with Yale University Press author Janet Malcolm. Malcolm will start off the evening with passages from her new book and close the evening with a book signing. Book Culture is located at
Trita Parsi, author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States, wrote an article for the November 19 issue of The Nation. Parsi’s article, “The Iranian Challenge,” reassesses American assumptions about Iran, and it has caught the attention of bloggers all across the web, including
From San Francisco to Washington D.C., Yale University Press authors are speaking across the country. According to the Washington Post Literary Calendar, Daniel J. Solove will appear tonight at 6:30 P.M. at the Borders Books in downtown Washington D.C. He’s going to discuss and sign copies of his new book,
In honor of the Halloween spirit, check out these spooks–I mean books–from Yale University Press. Vampires, Burial, and Death: Folklore and Reality by Paul Barber In this engrossing book, Paul Barber surveys centuries of folklore about vampires and offers the first scientific explanation for the origins of the vampire legends.
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
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,
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.
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