Yale Press Podcast

Sennett’s The Craftsman in print, blogs, and air waves

In addition to the blogs Hand Made Theory, Zeigarnika, and Greenjeans Blog that feature Richard Sennett’s The Craftsman, guardian.co.uk has two reviews and an article by Sennett himself. The review that appeared in the Observer on February 17 says, “As in his previous books, Sennett ranges fluently across philosophy, literature,

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 13

Episode 13 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. Download Episode 13 In Episode 13, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Richard Sennett, winner of the 2006 Hegel Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities and social sciences, about the art of craftsmanship; and (2) Gus Speth, dean of the

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Leading specialist lauds Foxbats over Dimona

Writing for the Middle East Journal, Mark N. Katz favorably reviewed Foxbats over Dimona: The Soviets’ Nuclear Gamble in the Six-Day War by Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez. Professor Katz, an expert on Moscow’s foreign policy toward the Middle East, was blown away by the book’s compelling argument and unique

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Solove and the future of publishing

Posting about Yale Press’ foray into new media, the Freakonomics blog of the New York Times announced that the “free e-book movement has officially begun.” They cite Yale Press titles like The Future of Reputation by Daniel Solove and The Wealth of Networks by Yochai Benkler as recent developments in

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Solove C-SPAN Interview on YouTube

Daniel Solove, author of The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet, was recently interviewed by C-SPAN for their weekly series, “The Communicators.” C-SPAN has now made the entire interview available on YouTube. “The Communicators” is C-SPAN’s weekly series that examines the people and events currently shaping

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Joudah wins 2007 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition

Fady Joudah’s Earth in the Attic is winner of the 2007 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition and judge Louise Glück’s fifth selection for the series. Judge Glück describes the poet in her Foreword as “that strange animal, the lyric poet in whom circumstance and profession. . . have compelled

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 12

Episode 12 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. Download Episode 12 In Episode 12, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Victoria Clark about Zionism and the American evangelical communtity and (2) Daniel J Solove about the permanent and global nature of the Internet is affecting people’s reputations. Download it

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Allawi discusses future of Iraq on NPR’s Fresh Air

As part of the series “Iraq: What Next for the U.S.?,” Terry Gross of NPR’s Fresh Air recently talked with Ali A. Allawi. He is author of The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, which comes out in paperback on February 4, 2008. Their conversation about the

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Fred Shapiro names year’s top 10 quotes

As 2008 approaches, Fred R. Shapiro, the editor of The Yale Book of Quotations, looked back on all of the quotes, soundbytes, and catchphrases that made an impact in 2007. Now, Shapiro has prepared a top ten list of the most memorable quotes, Reuters reports. Shapiro’s number one for 2007

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YUP authors on FM radio

A. K. Sandoval-Strausz, author of Hotel: An American History, appeared on WBUR Boston’s On Point to discuss “how America invented the hotel, and how the hotel invented America.” You can listen to the program–which aired on Thursday, December 13th–in Windows Media Player by clicking here, or with RealPlayer by clicking

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