Allow Me to Retort on Abortion
By: Derek
May 18, 2022

Elie Mystal’s New York Times bestseller Allow Me to Retort channels Mystal's trademark humor, expertise, and rhetorical flair to . . .

From Resilience to Resistance: Trans Kids and a History of Fighting Back
By: Derek
May 12, 2022
Independent Bookstore Day 2022
By: Derek
April 29, 2022

Saturday, April 30th is Independent Bookstore Day, a day to celebrate and show some love to the indie bookstores who provide an invaluable service . . .

11 Books on Climate and Environmental Justice for Earth Day
By: emily
April 22, 2022

The original organizers of Earth Day, celebrated in the United States on April 22nd every year since 1970 and globally since the 1990s, were . . .

The Best of 2021
By: Derek
January 7, 2022

The second year of the global pandemic was not without its challenges, but 2021 also brought extraordinary recognition of The New Press’s mission . . .

Marjoleine Kars, photo credit Tim Ford, UMBC
The New Press Congratulates Marjoleine Kars on the 2021 Cundill History Prize
By: Derek
December 2, 2021

The New Press is delighted that Marjoleine Kars has been awarded this year’s Cundill History Prize and . . .

What Is Critical Race Theory and Why Is It Under Attack?
By: Derek
November 18, 2021

To say that there is an ongoing debate over critical race theory (CRT) in the United States today is to miss the importance of what’s actually . . .

2021 Indie Bookstore Gift Guide
By: Jay P
November 18, 2021







Five African Writers and Their Modern Classics
By: Derek
October 21, 2021

Earlier this month the Swedish Academy announced Abdulrazak Gurnah as this year's . . .

The New Press Congratulates Abdulrazak Gurnah on the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature
By: James Phelan
October 13, 2021

Abdulrazak Gurnah was announced by the Nobel Committee as this year’s winner of the esteemed international literature prize.

Latinx / Hispanic Heritage Month Reading List
9 Books to Read for Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month
By: Derek
October 7, 2021
Journeys in a Racial State
By: Derek
September 9, 2021
On the eve of the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, author Deepa Iyer shares her reflections and a call to action.