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 . . .

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







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 . . .

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.
Mike Rose
The New Press Remembers Mike Rose
By: Derek
August 26, 2021


The New Press Remembers James W. Loewen
By: Derek
August 20, 2021

February 6, 1942-August 19, 2021

Women in Translation Month 2021
By: emily
August 10, 2021
Protests and Controversies Throughout Olympic History
By: Derek
July 27, 2021
Celebrating Liberian Independence: A Q&A with Author Gregg Mitman
By: emily
July 26, 2021

On July 26th, 1847, the Republic of Liberia declared its independence from the United States as a free Black republic.