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The Man Who Was “X”

George Kennan is best known as the author of the “X article” on containment that appeared anonymously in 1947 and went on to be studied, reviled, read, and misread throughout the world for decades thereafter. But over the course of his long life (1904-2005), Kennan was also a diplomat with

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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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Key coverage continues — media outlets ring in on The Occupation of Iraq

With the recent release of The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, Ali Allawi’s new publication is getting quite a bit of media attention. In addition to the recent newspaper coverage, Allawi has appeared on venues such as CSPAN’s Book TV and The Charlie Rose Show, as

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Pulitzer nomination for John Wilkes

Today marks the much awaited announcement of this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners in journalism and arts. Yale University Press is pleased to report that Arthur H. Cash’s book, John Wilkes: The Scandalous Father of Civil Liberty is named a finalist in the Biography category. Recently released in paperback, this highly

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Review re-opens the case: Bagley’s Spy Wars

In this week’s Washington Post, op-ed columnist David Ignatius, offers a frank discussion on a subject he is familar with — drawing on Tennent H. Bagley’s new book Spy Wars, recently published by Yale University Press. As intriguing as any rapid-paced spy novel, this book breaks open the mysterious case

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Remembering Richard Gilman

Richard Gilman, noted theater critic and former professor at the Yale School of Drama, passed away last fall at his home in Kusatsu, Japan at the age of 83. Yale University Press published three books by Mr. Gilman: Chekhov’s Plays, winner of the Choice 1996 Outstanding Academic Book Award, The

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Ivan Brunetti Covers the New Yorker

The latest issue of the New Yorker features artwork from Ivan Brunetti, editor of our very own Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories. Image from www.newyorker.com

Outstanding Academic Titles

Over 25 Yale University Press titles were selected by CHOICE as Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007. Check them out here.

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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