Congressman Jamie Raskin to Receive New Press Social Justice Award

Congressman Raskin will be honored in New York City on November 9, 2021, at The New Press Social Justice Awards

We’re pleased to announce that Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), the constitutional scholar, activist, and lead impeachment manager in the House of Representatives, will receive a New Press Social Justice Award for upholding democratic norms and the rule of law in the House’s prosecution of Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial for inciting the January 6 insurrection.

Fall 2021 books from The New Press

Announcing The New Press Fall 2021 Catalog

New Press Authors Among the 2020 MacArthur Fellows

Every year the MacArthur Foundation announces a new class of fellows. Sometimes referred to as a “genius grant,” a MacArthur Fellowship goes to recpients at the top of their respective fields. They are the creators, thinkers, and doers, who, through their extraordinary dedication and originality, have made huge impacts in their disciplines and in the culture. The New Press is thrilled to see two of our authors among the 2020 MacArthur Fellows.


New Partnership with to Support Independent Bookstores

The New Press is proud to announce our partnership with, a new online platform with a mission to help support brick and mortar independent bookstores across the country. Launched earlier this year, Bookshop offers socially conscious consumers an alternative to large e-retailers and provides indie bookstores with a user-friendly online retail presence.

The Unusual Fund for Usual Cruelty

The New Press is proud to support an innovative book donation concept, the brainchild of Alec Karakatsanis, author of 

VIDEO: The New Wave of Candidates Knocking At Democracy's Door

The system is rigged: America’s government remains overwhelmingly white, male, and wealthy. Even though our democracy should represent all communities; people like us -- immigrants, people of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, Indigenous Americans, and others -- have traditionally been kept out of positions of power.


Next month, The New Press is pleased to publish Mike German’s Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy, an engaging and unsettling contemporary history of the FBI and a bold call for reform, told by a longtime counterterrorism undercover agent who has become a widely admired whistleblower and critic for civil liberties and accountable government. In a starred review, Kirkus calls the book “Important reading for our current time” and Publishers Weekly says “impassioned .


Vote for our DVF Award Nominee Susan Burton

Becoming Ms. Burton author Susan Burton is in the running for a DVF Diane Von Furstenberg People's Voice Award!

Rape: It's a Man Thing

March is Women's History Month. Here to kick things off is Sohaila Abdulali, author of What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape, one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018, with a vital piece on what men should be reading this month.

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