The New Press Remembers Rachel Guidera
By: Rashad
June 19, 2014

The New Press mourns the loss of Rachel Guidera (February 4, 1972–June 17, 2014), our former sales and marketing manager.

When Maya Angelou was interviewed by Studs Terkel
By: Rashad
June 2, 2014

In March 1970, Maya Angelou sat down with Studs Terkel for a radio interview about her memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

Alice Walker on Maya Angelou
By: Rashad
May 29, 2014

Maya Angelou was an indomitable spirit of great generosity, kindness, and love.

The New Press Remembers Gabriel Kolko (1932–2014)
By: Rashad
May 21, 2014

The New Press remembers author Gabriel Kolko who passed away on May 19, 2014, in Amsterdam.

The New Press Occupies Wall Street
By: Rashad
April 14, 2014

On February 26, The New Press staff welcomed more than 125 friends and supporters to our new offices at 120 Wall Street. Guests enjoyed sweeping . . .

New Press author Nancy Folbre to be recognized by the National Employment Law Project
By: Rashad
April 14, 2014

On April 30, the National Employment Law Project (NELP) will honor economist and writer Nancy Folbre, U.S.

French Voices Award Panel
New Press novel wins French Voices Award; André Schiffrin honored by French Embassy
By: Rashad
April 14, 2014

Julia Deck’s new novel Viviane—a stunning debut that made the author an instant sensation in France—was one . . .

Studs and Ida Terkel Prize Awarded to Hold Fast to Dreams
By: Rashad
December 20, 2013

The Studs and Ida Terkel Prize has been awarded to Hold Fast to Dreams: A College Guidance Counselor, His Students . . .

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New Jim Crow Cited in New York Stop and Frisk Decision
By: Rashad
August 16, 2013

Two important decisions on Monday, August 12, indicate significant progress in the efforts to reform our criminal justice system: in New York City . . .

Tribute to André Schiffrin
(from the Fall 2014 Catalog)
By: Rashad

Anyone who worked for André Schiffrin will remember his Dictaphone. One of the last giants of a pre-Internet—indeed pre-computer—era, André was . . .

The New Press Remembers Maxine Greene
By: Rashad

The New Press mourns the loss of Maxine Greene (December 23, 1917-May 29, 2014).

Featured Indie Bookstore: Bookworks Albuquerque
By: Rashad

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