New Paperback Release: The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

“A fine piece of scholarship. . . . A solid introduction to the archaeology of the fur trade, as well as to the myriad archaeological issues associated with colonial interaction.”—American ...

Making and Preserving Space Flight History

Feature image credit: NASA Apollo 11 landed the first people on the moon on July 20, 1969. Forty-eight years ago today, at 02:56:15 UTC, those two men—Neil Armstrong and Buzz ...

A Curious Peril

“Demonstrating how literary aspects of H.D.’s late prose contribute to politically attuned cultural work, Vetter astutely counters longstanding claims about H.D.’s ‘escapism.’”—Miranda Hickman, author of The Geometry of Modernism “An important, ...

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New Paperback Release: The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

“A fine piece of scholarship. . . . A solid introduction to the archaeology of the fur trade, as well as to the myriad archaeological issues associated with colonial interaction.”—American Antiquity   “Impressive and ambitious, covering centuries of time and much of the North American continent. . . . Admirably balances the enormous numbers of sites, […]

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Making and Preserving Space Flight History

Feature image credit: NASA Apollo 11 landed the first people on the moon on July 20, 1969. Forty-eight years ago today, at 02:56:15 UTC, those two men—Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin—became the first to set foot on the moon’s surface. “Armstrong quickly scooped a small quantity of soil into his pocket as a ‘contingency sample,’ should […]

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A Curious Peril

“Demonstrating how literary aspects of H.D.’s late prose contribute to politically attuned cultural work, Vetter astutely counters longstanding claims about H.D.’s ‘escapism.’”—Miranda Hickman, author of The Geometry of Modernism “An important, meticulously researched treatment of H.D.’s post-WWII writing that helps us understand her multiple genre-bending and time-warping moves.”—Madelyn Detloff, author of The Value of Virginia Woolf A […]

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Trees

This sturdy, pocket-sized field guide is designed for landscape professionals, arborists, naturalists, gardeners, and anyone seeking to know the trees around them. Full color photographs of leaves, bark, flowers and full trees, together with clear descriptions make identifying trees easier than ever. The 180 trees include native, introduced, and invasive species and are arranged by […]

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Hemingway and Italy

“A true gift for Hemingway aficionados! With previously unpublished work by Hemingway, memories of the writer by those who knew him, and essays by an outstanding international team of scholars, this collection deepens our understanding of Hemingway’s relationship to a country that he loved and that was central to his fiction.”—Carl P. Eby, author of […]

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Frontiers of Colonialism

“An original contribution and an important one. Presents interesting and compelling case studies in the variability of colonialism and colonial encounters.”—Melissa S. Murphy, coeditor of Enduring Conquests: Rethinking the Archaeology of Resistance to Spanish Colonialism in the Americas “Creates bridges to understand and compare diverse sets of data and questions, incorporating larger ideas of colonial […]

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Discussing Anne Sexton: An NYPL Roundtable and Excerpt from “This Business of Words”

Last month, the New York Public Library hosted this roundtable discussion featuring contributors to This Business of Words: Reassessing Anne Sexton and moderated by editor Amanda Golden. One of America’s most influential women writers, Anne Sexton has long been overshadowed by fellow confessional poets Sylvia Plath and Robert Lowell and is seldom featured in literary […]

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Review Roundup

Summer is in full swing, and that means it’s time for reading at the beach or poolside!  Here are some exciting reviews of UPF books to guide your summer reading picks:       Celebrated Chef Norman Van Aken was interviewed by Gotham Magazine. The interview, featuring a recipe from his forthcoming book, Norman Van […]

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New Paperback Release: Duvalier’s Ghosts

“Urgently pursues those nameless ghosts of Haitians lost in the liminal space of the Black Atlantic.”—New West Indian Guide “Foregrounds the experiences of refugees (particularly those refused asylum and detained in camps), the political mobilization of the diaspora in the United States, the ramifications of the policies and adjustment programmes imposed on Haiti by the […]

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James Joyce in London: Where English-Language Modernism Began

Written by Eleni Loukopoulou, author of Up to Maughty London: Joyce’s Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis    “The metropolis of the British Empire was the place where [Joyce], like many other Irish, aspired to move and publish as a young man and where the majority of his work eventually appeared.” —Eleni Loukopoulou, Up To Maughty London     In […]

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