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Criminal (In)Justice Gift Guide 2020
By: emily
November 18, 2020

This summer the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, and many more Black people at the hands of the police sparked . . .

Fearless Books for a Perilous Year: The New Press 2020 Gift Guide
By: emily
November 18, 2020

As 2020 draws to a close many of us are weary and frightened, but hopeful.

Read an excerpt from Waste by Catherine Coleman Flowers
By: Derek
November 17, 2020

Waste, activist Catherine Coleman Flowers's new memoir traces her evolution from . . .

Author Spotlight: A Conversation with Catherine Coleman Flowers
By: Derek
November 17, 2020

2020 MacArthur Fellow Catherine Coleman Flowers's work fighting for basic sanitation addresses some of the most pressing issues of our time—public . . .

Abandoned by Anne Kim Awarded the Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice
By: Derek
October 30, 2020

Anne Kim's Abandoned: America’s Lost Youth and the Crisis of Disconnection has won the 2020 Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize . . .

Author Events Replay: August & September 2020
By: Derek
October 23, 2020

We might not be able meet in the real world, but online events have been able to bring more of us together and have provided an opportunity for . . .

Author Spotlight: A Conversation with Andrew Gumbel
By: Derek
October 14, 2020

A college education has long been touted as a path to success, but earning a degree and navigating the bureaucracy of the institutions that grant . . .

Champions of Literacy, an online event with Literacy Partners
By: Derek
October 13, 2020

Literacy Partners, an adult education non-profit based in New York City with programs across the country, is hosting a series of online events . . .

The Story of the Chicago Seven and the Infamous 1969 Trial
By: Derek
October 12, 2020

Aaron Sorkin’s new film The Trial of the Chicago 7 releases for streaming on Netflix . . .

A Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Reading List
By: Derek
October 7, 2020

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is one of the giants of contemporary literature.

New Press Authors Among the 2020 MacArthur Fellows
By: Derek
October 6, 2020

Every year the MacArthur Foundation announces a new class of fellows.

Happy Birthday Andrea Dworkin! A Timeline of Dworkin's Life and Work
By: emily
September 26, 2020

One of the most controversial and iconoclastic feminists of the twentieth century, Andrea Dworkin was born on this day in 1946.

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