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12 Books to Read for Women's History Month
By: Derek
March 6, 2020
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A Conversation with Author Anne Kim
By: Anonymous
February 27, 2020

An exceptional new work of deeply-reported narrative nonfiction, research, and public policy, Abandoned: America’s Lost Youth and . . .

8 Books To Read for Black History Month 2020
By: Derek
February 20, 2020

We continue our Black History Month celebration with an essential roundup of new and backlist titles.

9 Women Civil Rights Leaders to Celebrate this Black History Month
By: Derek
February 14, 2020

Most Americans know of Rosa Parks, the black woman who famously refused to give up her seat to a white person on a bus . . .

We Own the Future: Questions for Guided Reading
By: emily
February 13, 2020

We Own the Future is an original and timely collection that provides a crash course into the history and practice of democratic socialism . . .

8 Books for Confronting the Criminal Injustice System: A Just Mercy-Inspired Reading List
By: Derek
February 7, 2020

The Oscars are this weekend. While the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year in motion pictures we thought we would . . .

Everything and Nothing Has Changed. Ten Years after The New Jim Crow Was first published.
By: Derek
February 5, 2020

Last month we published the tenth anniversary edition of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. . . .

We Own the Future: A Democratic Socialist Reading List
By: emily
January 24, 2020

This new decade opens on a deeply turbulent time in history; with the 2020 US presidential election looming nearer, we are faced with ballooning . . .

Holiday Reading List
By: Derek
December 24, 2019

The holiday season is book season. Maybe it is the winter weather, but the holidays are a good time to get cozy and read.

THE NEW PRESS GIFT GUIDE
By: emily
December 13, 2019

This holiday season, spread the gift of political education and consciousness-raising with our best-selling titles on education, racial justice, . . .

The Unusual Fund for Usual Cruelty
By: chelsea
December 9, 2019

The New Press is proud to support an innovative book donation concept, the brainchild of Alec Karakatsanis, author of  . . .

VIDEO: The New Wave of Candidates Knocking At Democracy's Door
By: brian
November 20, 2019

The system is rigged: America’s government remains overwhelmingly white, male, and wealthy.

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