The New Press is proud to announce our partnership with, a new online platform with a mission to help support brick and mortar independent bookstores across the country. Launched earlier this year, Bookshop offers socially conscious consumers an alternative to large e-retailers and provides indie bookstores with a user-friendly online retail presence. Bookshop gives a percentage of sales back to participating independent bookstores in a number of ways, a lifeline for many bookstores at this moment when physical stores are shuttered.

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

We Own the Future is an original and timely collection that provides a crash course into the history and practice of democratic socialism. Edited by Kate Aronoff, Peter Drier, and Michael Kazin, contributors include Naomi Klein, Sarah Leonard, Thomas J. Sugrue, and others. Their essays provide a vivid picture of what democratic socialism could look like in America. Paired with the questions below, they offer an opportunity for dynamic conversations about the future shape of democracy in America.


The New Press is proud to support an innovative book donation concept, the brainchild of Alec Karakatsanis, author of Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System.

The New Press relies heavily on the help of its paid interns, treating them in many respects the way assistants are treated at other publishing houses and nonprofits. This means far greater exposure to interesting work than is normally afforded interns; it also calls for a degree of responsibility that is significantly greater than at most internships. Our New York office is large and efficient enough to offer a wide spectrum of experience, but small and casual enough for you to form intimate and lasting bonds with the staff.

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