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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.

8 Books on the Past, Present, and Future of Higher Education in the United States
By: Derek
August 20, 2020

When most Americans think of college, they conjure pre-pandemic images of young adults fresh out of high school strolling across bucolic . . .

The Horror of Sundown Towns in HBO's "Lovecraft Country"
By: publicity
August 20, 2020

The first episode of “Lovecraft Country,” a new sci-fi/horror series from Jordan Peele, Misha Green, and J.J.

Two Books Behind Nice White Parents
By: Derek
August 18, 2020

This summer the New York Times and Serial released . . .

Author Spotlight: A Conversation with Ellis Cose
By: Derek
August 17, 2020

In the newly published Democracy, If We Can Keep It: The ACLU’s 100-Year . . .

11 Books to Understand the 2020 Presidential Election
By: publicity
August 7, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is rapidly approaching, and it holds the potential for a monumental reckoning of American democracy.

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