We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Lance as senior acquisitions editor for the social sciences. A graduate of Haverford College, he earned a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in African... more >>
Meili Steele opened his 2005 book, Hiding from History, with an essay about South Carolina’s attempt in 1999 to neutralize the controversy over its flying of the Confederate battle flag. The state’s chosen solution, Steele argues in this brief... more >>
Never Forget the Voices by Dean J. Smith, Director, Cornell University Press As I read Dr. Susan Ball’s memoir, Voices in the Band, about working in the trenches of the AIDS crisis, I remembered the searing lines from Henri Cole’s poem “Paper Dolls”... more >>
Howard Gillette and his book Class Divide: Yale ’64 and the Conflicted Legacy of the Sixties are featured in the June 4 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer: Yale’s class of 1964, always on the cusp of... more >>
Unbuttoning America: A Biography of “Peyton Place” by Ardis Cameron is featured in the May 22 edition of the Wall Street Journal: A Book to Take to Bed. An excerpt appears below: “Unbuttoning America boasts a sizzling cover of a busty ’50s... more >>
Our Spring 2015 Catalog has bloomed!
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