Transmedia Mogul Interviews a Paratext Pioneer

March 29, 2010 nyupressblog 0

Jonathan Gray, author of Show Sold Separately: Promos, Spoilers, and Other Media Paratexts, was interviewed by Henry Jenkins, author of Convergence Culture, on Henry’s blog. Jonathan, you are a highly prolific writer who has published

Recent Reviews: Empire, Lesbians, Mold

March 24, 2010 nyupressblog 0

The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle against U.S. Military Posts, edited by Catherine Lutz, was featured in the Palestine Chronicle. They call it “a well crafted study and an important contribution to the general

Author Named NYU Distinguished Teacher

March 23, 2010 nyupressblog 0

NYU Press would like to congratulate Anthony Thompson, author of Releasing Prisoners, Redeeming Communities: Reentry, Race, and Politics, who received one of five 2009-2010 NYU Distinguished Teacher Awards. Professor Thompson teaches Clinical Law at the

The Big Lie About Guantanamo Lawyers

March 22, 2010 nyupressblog 0

Jonathan Hafetz, co-editor of The Guantanamo Lawyers, explains at the Huffington Post: The recent attacks on lawyers who have worked on behalf of Guantánamo detainees have employed the tactic of the “Big Lie”—that is, a

So Many Awards for NYU Press!

March 15, 2010 nyupressblog 0

The New York Society Library has chosen Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope Along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx by Constance Rosenblum as a winner in the 2009-2010 New York City Book

Required Reading on Dreams

March 11, 2010 nyupressblog 0

At Blog o’ Gnosis, Minister Ann Hill reviews Kelly Bulkeley’s Dreaming in the World’s Religions: A Comparative History. Dreaming in the World’s Religions finally answers the basic question: how did people in ancient cultures view

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