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Long Distance Reads to Read from Home
By: Anonymous
April 2, 2020

Need to distance yourself from the current situation?  We’d like to recommend six wonderful works that will transport you far, far away.

Read an Excerpt from Suncatcher: A Novel by Romesh Gunesekera
By: Anonymous
April 1, 2020

The latest from internationally celebrated author Romesh Gunesekera, Suncatcher . . .

The New Press Remembers
By: Anonymous
April 1, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we note the passing of members of The New Press community who have fallen victim to COVID-19.

Social Distancing Doesn't Mean Giving Up on Social Justice
By: Anonymous
March 24, 2020

While many folks transition to working from home, let’s keep in mind the many others who don’t have the luxury of doing so, including the tens of . . .

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 . . .

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