THREE New Press Books in Publishers Weekly Best of 2018 List

Friday, November 2, 2018

The New Press is excited to announce that Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018 list includes three New Press titles.

Sohaila Abdulali’s What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape is a beautifully written and deeply intelligent examination of sexual assault and the global discourse on rape. Abdulali is a rape survivor, writer, counselor, and activist. Read Publishers Weekly’s profile of Abdulali here.

AERA president Vanessa Siddle Walker’s The Lost Education of Horace Tate is an ambitious and harrowing account of the devoted black educators who battled southern school segregation and inequality, following the courageous story of the late teacher, principal, and state senator Dr. Horace Tate.

Patrick Chamoiseau’s Slave Old Man is a gripping, profoundly unsettling story of an elderly slave’s daring escape into the wild from a plantation in Martinique, with his master and a fearsome hound on his heels. Originally written in French and Creole by a Prix Goncourt–winning writer and translated to English by Linda Coverdale.