Weiner, Weiwei, and More from University Press Blogs

The following is a roundup of some excellent posts from our fellow university press blogs:

Yale University Press interviews the husband-and-wife biologist team John and Colleen Marzluff, co-authors of Dog Days, Raven Nights.

Marjorie Cohn asks if the assassination of Osama bin Laden was illegal on the NYU Press blog.

“Translation — It’s a Living”: Harvard University Press features Jane Marie Todd’s acceptance speech for the Translation Prize for Nonfiction by the French-American and Florence Gould Foundations.

The Indiana University Press blog recaps the annual meeting of the American Association of University Presses here and here.

MIT Press offers an excellent roundup of coverage about Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

Elvin Lim on The Sleaze Factor (one guess about which congressman the essay is about) at the Oxford University Press blog.

Louis Hyman interviewed about his book Debtor Nation: The History of American Red Ink on the Princeton University Press blog.

The University of California Press blog features Mary Helen Spooner’s essay which sheds light on the exhumation of former Chilean president Salvador Allende’s body, as well as the mysterious circumstances surrounding poet Pablo Neruda’s death.

A commentary on black unemployment and the legacy of segregation on the University of North Carolina Press blog.

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