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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, February 28, 2014

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! Once again, there is a lot to share this week from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week, the presses are featuring posts inspired by Black History Month,

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February Theme: Backlist History

Rereading books is a special kind of pleasure. The books that we revisit over the years provide us with markers of how much we have changed since the last time we perused those pages. This month the Yale Press Log would like to take a break from the rush of

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, January 31, 2014

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found snapshots of history, Superbowl recipes, and challenging discussions about literature, racism, and the

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, December 6, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found university presses discussing Veteran’s Day, everyday ethnography, and Chinese filmmaker Wang Renmei! What did

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From the Designer’s Desk: Leslie Fitch

Book designers play an indispensable, if sometimes underestimated, role in the process of turning an author’s manuscript into a finished, printed book.  Chip Kidd, in his entertaining and enlightening 2012 TED Talk, says that his job as a book designer is to ask the question, “What do the stories look

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Yale University Press and the Global Reach of University Presses

Ivan Lett— It has always been a special privilege to work for a university publisher with an overseas acquiring office. Even as a student intern, the arrival of our Yale University Press London executives every winter and summer for our semi-annual book launches and sales conferences was a notable event.

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, October 18, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found university presses discussing topics such as gender inequality and stereotypes, bullying, the Supreme

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, October 11, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found university presses discussing topics ranging from the 2013 elections, religion, pregnancy, capital punishment,

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The Voice in My Head: Steve Wasserman on Susan Sontag

By Steve Wasserman Among the first books I’ve acquired for Yale University Press, just now being published, is a valentine to my late and beloved Susan Sontag.  For decades, she was something of an Auntie Mame figure for me.  We spent years haunting used bookstores in Berkeley, Los Angeles, and

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 27, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found conversations on banned books, Obamacare, rape culture, modernism, and even the Miss America

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