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Ep. 49 – Picasso and Drawing

Drawing serves as a vital thread connecting artist Pablo Picasso’s entire body of work. Christopher Lloyd – former Surveyor of The Queen’s Pictures in the British Royal Collection – talks to George Miller about Picasso’s drawings, tracing the artist’s lifelong achievement as a draughtsman. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Soundcloud

Podcast Interview with Joan Marter,

Editor of Women of Abstract Expressionism

Welcome to our first Yale University Press art+architecture book podcast! We’ve interviewed Joan Marter, Rutgers professor and editor of the recently-published Women of Abstract Expressionism (which accompanies an exhibition currently on view at the Denver Art Museum — it will move this fall to the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North

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Yale Press Podcast: A Conversation with Tim Parks

Shortly before his death in 1837, Giacomo Leopardi, a prolific Italian writer, translator, and thinker, began to organize a small, thematic collection of his writings in an attempt to give structure to his philosophical musings. This collection, culled from his 4,500-page diary, Zibaldone, provides a fascinating introduction to the arguments

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Yale Press Podcast: Author Jennifer Michael Hecht on Suicide

Follow @freudeinstein (Jennifer Michael Hecht) There is a certain myth to the idea that most suicides occur around the holidays; in fact, it’s usually in spring and summer that see the highest rates of this irretrievable act. In our latest episode of the Yale Press Podcast, Jennifer Michael Hecht, author

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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 Press Podcast Episode 29: Amos Oz & Fania Oz-Salzberger

Listen to the podcast interview for Jews and Words on iTunes! Somewhere between the What is Jewish Culture? event at the 92Y launching the Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization and the NPR Weekend Edition interview with Scott Simon, we managed to catch Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger to

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The Daily Show and More Interviews with Trita Parsi on Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran

Since the December headlines about U.S.-led sanctions against Iran to President Obama’s statement today that “there is still a window that allows for a diplomatic resolution to this issue”, American-Iranian relations have been at the center of foreign policy, as we head into another election year and reflect on the

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Yale Press Podcast Episode 28: Trita Parsi on Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran

When President Obama took office in 2009, one of his most notable proclamations was his commitment to a more open foreign policy. During the 2008 presidential debates, then-Senator Obama openly declared the importance that the United States “talk to the Syrians and the Iranians”, remarking that those who think otherwise

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A New Home for the Yale Press Log

Welcome to the new home of the Yale Press Log on Wordpress.com! In July, the theme is Global and International Studies, and after the first half of 2011, there is plenty to recount. New books on Afghanistan, Yemen, Egypt, and southern Africa, by Tim Bird & Alex Marshall, Victoria Clark, Tarek Osman, and Stephen Chan are at the center of our political discussions, and Leila Ahmed’s new history, A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America surrounds current controversies on Islamic women’s dress.

Cartooning is an Art: Ivan Brunetti Shows Us Why

Ivan Brunetti’s new book Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice is making a pretty big splash with a popular, instructional trailer on YouTube and reviews on Drawn!, PopMatters.com, even the Wall Street Journal. He’s written for the London Yale Books blog, and he has an upcoming book signing with Hillary Cute at

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