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Pride Month Bookshelf: LGBTQIA+ History, Cultural Studies, and Literature Beyond June

Presenting our Yale University Press Pride Month reading list—because celebrating #Pride2017, learning from the history of the movement, championing stories and contributions of LGBTQIA+ individuals, and working each day to insist on equal and fair treatment of queer communities should extend far beyond June. Homintern: How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World by Gregory

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An Interview with Janet Malcolm on Iphigenia in Forest Hills

An interview with Janet Malcolm is a rare thing. Malcolm’s latest book, Iphigenia in Forest Hills: Anatomy of a Murder Trial, recounts the sensational murder trial of Mazoltuv Borukhova, a young physician in Queens convicted in 2009 for arranging the public assassination of her husband in front of their four year-old daughter. We sat down with the author for special insight into her experiences observing the court drama and writing this fascinating account.

Yale Press wraps up Nat’l Poetry Month with awards and readings

At their annual awards ceremony last night, The Publishing Triangle announced Janet Malcolm, author of the critically acclaimed Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice, as winner of the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction. View the complete list of award winners here. This remarkable work of literary biography and investigative journalism,

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Malcolm’s Two Lives makes NBCC’s Good Reads List

Two Lives by Janet Malcolm made the National Book Critics Circle’s Good Reads Long List for Nonfiction. The list is comprised of “the nonfiction titles which received multiple votes” from the NBCC. It was announced this morning on the NBCC blog here, where you can find the entire list, along

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Janet Malcolm at a Chelsea reading

BandofThebes.com has put up this excellent picture of Yale Press author Janet Malcolm at a reading for her book Two Lives in Chelsea on Wednesday night. Stephen Bottum, the blogger behind BandofThebes.com, likes Two Lives for the “many fascinating revelations in the slim book, which manages to say something new

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Janet Malcolm reading at Book Culture, NYC

On Monday, November 26 at 7 pm, Book Culture bookstore in New York City will host a reading with Yale University Press author Janet Malcolm. Malcolm will start off the evening with passages from her new book and close the evening with a book signing. Book Culture is located at

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YUP authors across America

From San Francisco to Washington D.C., Yale University Press authors are speaking across the country. According to the Washington Post Literary Calendar, Daniel J. Solove will appear tonight at 6:30 P.M. at the Borders Books in downtown Washington D.C. He’s going to discuss and sign copies of his new book,

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Two Lives reviews flow in, plus an upcoming reading by Malcolm

Janet Malcolm’s recently published Two Lives has attracted a deluge of major media attention, including a nod from the New York Times Sunday Book Review. The Editor’s Choice list praises Two Lives as “sharp criticism meets playful, absorbing biography.” To see this week’s complete list, click here. The Wall Street

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Malcolm’s new book is “…a page turner…” says NY Times Book Review

The New York Times Sunday Book Review of Two Lives, opens with the statement: “One would not naturally pair Janet Malcolm, a clear, analytic writer, with Gertrude Stein and her modernist shenanigans.” Reviewer Katie Rophie goes on, “Malcolm’s writing in Two Lives is brilliant, penetrating and playful.  There is in

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Janet Malcolm’s Two Lives news and reviews

Her first book in over five years, Janet Malcolm’s Two Lives is reaching readers — and listeners — with more reviews to come.   Here is just a sampling of the current attention around this new release: Entertainment Weekly gives Two Lives an “A” calling the book, “a fascinating portrait…and

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