University Press Blog Roundup

To showcase the richness of university press publishing, every so often we like to highlight interesting and provocative items from other university press blogs. Apologies for those we did not include in this installment (see the blog roll for other press blogs).

Carole McGranahan, author of Arrested Histories: Tibet, the CIA, and Memories of a Forgotten War, on the Dalai Lama’s connection to the CIA on the Duke University Press blog.

Kristin Lewis, one of the authors of The Measure of America, 2010-2011: Mapping Risks and Resilience, is interviewed on the Brian Lehrer show as featured on the NYU Press blog.

Adam Bradley, co-editor of The Anthology of Rap is featured on “Soundcheck” via the Yale University Press blog.

Jay Gallentine was presented with the AAS Emme Award for his book Ambassadors from Earth: Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft via the University of Nebraska Press blog.

Jennifer Frick-Ruppert, author of Mountain Nature: A Seasonal Natural History of the Southern Appalachians is interviewed on the University of North Carolina Press blog.

Richard Hughes, author of Christian America and the Kingdom of God, continues his series “The Christian Right in Context: Building a Christian America,” via the University of Illinois Press blog.

The University of Chicago Press blog launches its “Top Five or Ten” feature with a look at five “wholly relevant recent books that … make sense of developments in the liberal arts and their bright digital future.”

Julian Cribb is interviewed about his new book The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid It on the University of California Press blog.

The Princeton University Press blog runs a feature on The Atlantic article praising small presses and slow poetry.

Bourdieu and the hipster? The Harvard University Press blog explains.

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