8 Unconventional Beach Reads for Your Summer Reading List
By: Derek
July 29, 2022

Whether by the ocean or on the neighborhood park bench, we think the best part of the summer season is reading outdoors.

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