Tag John Donatich

The Political Decisions that Keep Guantanamo Bay Open

Listen to the podcast interview for The Terror Courts on iTunesU! Follow @JessBravin On the Yale Press Podcast, in conversation with Yale University Press Director John Donatich, author Jess Bravin revealed: “It was one of the commission’s big advocates, Senator Lindsey Graham, who told me, in effect, that you needed to put

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YUP Director John Donatich Interviews Leo Damrosch on Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift, although widely remembered as both an author and a public figure, remains quite enigmatic today. Leo Damrosch, author of the New York Times Notable Book of 2013, Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World, and Ernest Bernbaum Research Professor of Literature at Harvard University, recently discussed the man’s mysterious

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Yale University Press Director John Donatich on the Margellos World Republic of Letters

Continuing the English-language publishing success of Greek poet Kiki Dimoula’s new volume of poetry, The Brazen Plagiarist, Yale University Press Director John Donatich comments on the mission of the literature in translation series, the Margellos World Republic of Letters. The video below aired at the Athens Concert Hall on Tuesday,

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Staff Holiday Picks: From the Director

John Donatich— This year I loved reading books that couldn’t help but get tangled in the web of presidential politics.  Mickey Edwards was both prophetic and prescriptive in The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, carefully reviewing the symptoms of a political system effectively

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John Donatich Speaks from Digital Book World 2012

Once upon a time, bookstores were made of bricks and mortar, books came from pulverized trees, and this blog post, if it existed, would have appeared in a newsletter delivered to your mailbox. Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? The music industry similarly thought along these lines before the term “mp3” entered

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Yale Press unveils new website for Centennial

In celebration of the Yale University Press Centennial (1908-2008), we are proud to launch our brand new Centennial website. Visit here to find a message from Yale Press Director John Donatich; a brief history of the Press’s first 100 years; highlights from the Press’s bestselling, prize-winning, and seminal works; news

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John Donatich, Director of Yale University Press to appear on BookTV

This Sunday, John Donatich, (bio) Director of Yale University Press, will appear on CSPAN’s Book TV. Held at the 2007 BookExpo America, the Director will discuss new and upcoming titles from the Press.  The interview airs at 7:15 am and again on Sunday, July 14 at 8:50 am. Details here.