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Yale Press books about unlikely neighbors and allies

In light of continued media coverage about the U.S.’s relationship with Iran, Trita Parsi’s attention-grabbing Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States was reviewed by both Salon and Bloomberg News. Gary Kamiya of Salon calls it “an important new book,” addressing a “fundamental misunderstanding of

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Michael Makovsky named Sami Rohr Prize Finalist

Michael Makovsky, author of Churchill’s Promised Land: Zionism and Statecraft, has been named one of five finalists for this year’s Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. The Jewish Book Council, who administers the award, considers Churchill’s Promised Land to be “a book of exceptional literary merit that stimulates an interest

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James Prosek in print and in studio

James Prosek, author and illustrator for Yale University Press’ recently released Tight Lines: Ten Years of the Yale Anglers’ Journal, wrote a short essay for the Outdoors section of the New York Times. The piece, published on November 28th, describes in painterly prose his trip to Alaska with an old

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 11

Episode 11 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. Download Episode 11 In Episode 11, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) A.K. Sandoval-Strausz who explores the idea of American hospitality and the modern hotel as an uniquely American invention, and with (2) Claudia Nahson about the art of William Steig

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Show Notes for Episode 11 of the Yale Press Podcast

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,

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Three YUP books make NYT’s Notable list

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:

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YUP authors on the airwaves

Ben Kiernan was interviewed by Lewis Lapham, former Harper’s editor and now editor of Lapham’s Quarterly. They discussed Kiernan’s recently released Blood and Soil on Lapham’s radio program “The World in Time,” which aired this past Sunday, October 28. The interview is posted on Lewis Lapham’s website at Lapham Quarterly,

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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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