Food for Thought from Studs Terkel
By: Anonymous
May 14, 2020

Throughout the week, we’re celebrating the life and legacy of author Studs Terkel leading up to his birthday on Saturday.

2020 Graduates: The World Is Waiting for You
By: publicity
May 13, 2020

With graduation season kicking off around the country, graduating seniors may be grappling with unique challenges—fear and uncertainty in the face . . .

A Studs Terkel Reading List
By: Anonymous
May 12, 2020

In honor of legendary author and oral historian Studs Terkel's upcoming birthday, we’ve put together a list of some of his works to add to your # . . .

A Conversation with Noam Chomsky and Erik Loomis
By: Derek
May 7, 2020

On International Workers' Day, May 1st, 2020, renowned public intellectual and author of . . .

A #RadicalMay Reading List
By: Derek
May 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has underscored the inequities of capitalist society.

8 Books to Read for International Workers' Day
By: Derek
April 30, 2020

May 1 is International Workers' Day (also known as May Day), a day to honor laborers, labor movements, and the fight for workers’ rights.

5 more books by Romesh Gunesekera to read after Suncatcher
By: publicity
April 28, 2020
Earth Day Author Spotlight: A Conversation with Dahr Jamail
By: publicity
April 22, 2020

In celebration of the 50th Earth Day, we had a conversation with Dahr Jamail, author of . . .

Read an excerpt from The End of Ice by Dahr Jamail
By: publicity
April 21, 2020

Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day being recognized as a global holiday.

New Partnership with to Support Independent Bookstores
By: Derek
April 15, 2020

The New Press is proud to announce our partnership with, a new online platform with a mission to help support brick and mortar . . .

The New Press Remembers John Prine
By: Anonymous
April 13, 2020

The New Press joins the world in mourning singer songwriter John Prine, who died last week of the coronavirus. 

Book Giveaway! Quarantine Reads
By: Derek
April 8, 2020

Last week on the blog we shared a list of six wonderful works that will transport you far, far away, all while staying hunkered down at home.