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.

Author Spotlight: A Conversation with Lawrence Rosenthal
By: Anonymous
September 15, 2020

In 2016, American right-wing populists migrated from the free marketeering Tea Party to Donald Trump’s “hard hat,” anti-immigrant, America-First . . .

8 Books to Read for National Translation Month
By: publicity
September 8, 2020

September is National Translation Month, a month to . . .

12 Books Every Worker in America Should Read for Labor Day
By: publicity
September 1, 2020

The first Labor Day parade took place in New York City on September 5th, 1882 as a demonstration for worker’s rights.