Yale Press Podcast

Yale Press Podcast, Episode 6

Episode 6 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In the latest episode, host Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Nayan Chanda of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization about the historical forces at play in globalization, (2) Harold Cook about how the growing international trading power of

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Bloggers weigh in on Allawi’s Daily Show interview

Ali Allawi, author of The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Wednesday to dicuss his recent and much anticipated book. Allawi and his book have received extensive attention in the print media and now, prompted by Wednesday’s TV interview,

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Show Notes for Episode 5, “Our World”

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast Although it should not come as a surprise, I am a bit of a news junkie. It would be hard to do these shows if I weren’t. (I am a closet political junkie as well, but I will deny it

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 5

Episode 5 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In the latest episode, host Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Ali A. Allawi about what may be the most important book on Iraq to be published this year–The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, (2) Matthew Levitt

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Show Notes for Episode 4, “America”

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast Episode 4 turned out to be a theme show, and I say turned out because I don’t believe there was a conscious choice to pick a series of books built around a theme. Although the episode has been titled “America”,

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 4

Episode 4 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In the latest episode, host Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Hugh Brogan about the life of Alexis de Tocqueville, (2) Heather Cox Richardson about the reconstruction of America after the Civil War, (3) Allen Dwight Callahan about the relationship of

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Show Notes for Episode 3, Yale Press Podcast

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast The famous baseball manager, Casey Stengell, once said that “There comes a time in every man’s life, and I’ve had plenty of them.” I had one of those moments during my interview with John Marzluff and Tony Angell, when Tony

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Caesar Hailed Again

Steve Coates reviewed Adrian Goldsworthy’s biography of Caesar in Sunday’s New York Times Book Review. Says Coates: The dramatic trajectory of [Caesar’s] life, with its bloody denouement, well suits Goldworthy’s vigorous and un-self-conscious style. The result is an authoritative and exciting portrait not only of Caesar but of the complex

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Show Notes for Episode 2, Yale Press Podcast

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast Happy early New Year! This epsiode had one of the fastest turnaround times of any show I have ever done. From reading the first page of The Sight of Death to posting the completed shows on the server, the entire

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Show Notes for Episode 1, Yale Press Podcast

Posted by Chris Gondek, Producer/Host of the Yale Press Podcast Apart from being the first episode of the show, this show had a lot of personal firsts for me as well. Those of you who have heard me on my show, The Invisible Hand Podcast, know that my skills as

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