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Adonis Wins Goethe Prize!

After being shortlisted for the Griffith Poetry Prize earlier this year, Syrian poet Adonis won the prestigious Goethe Prize of Frankfurt-am-Maim in Germany for his lifetime body of work, with selected highlights appearing in our Margellos World Republic of Letters title: Adonis: Selected Poems, the first collection in English to

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From London, with Love: An Homage to Influences

Ivan Lett I decided to take this column on the road and pay a visit to the very office where so many of the books I gush about begin their lives. Around London, like New York, a prideful smile spreads across my face when I see advertisements for upcoming shows

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To London, with Love: Further Travels to Spain

Ivan Lett When I noted previously that I’m a fan of British Hispanists, I left out Hugh Thomas’s narratives of Spanish history, and he has published many. Notably from YUP, The Beaumarchais in Seville tells the story of the French Revolutionary Pierre Beaumarchais and his travels to Madrid, 1764-65 (he

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 14

Episode 14 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. Download Episode 14 In Episode 14, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Steve Fraser, about how Americans have perceived Wall Street and its more well known investors throughout its history, and with (2) Jay Parini, about the importance of poetry for

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April is…

National Poetry Month! To celebrate words and the people who love them, check out these new poetry releases from Yale Press: Why Poetry Matters by Jay Parini Poetry doesn’t matter to most people, observes Jay Parini at the opening of this book. But, undeterred, he commences a deeply felt meditation

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