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Diary of a Lonely Girl featured in The New York Times

Diary of a Lonely Girl, or The Battle against Free Love was featured in the New York Times article “How Yiddish Scholars Are Rescuing Women’s Novels From Obscurity” by Joseph Berger on Feb. 6, 2022 “In Diary of a Lonely Girl, or the Battle Against Free Love, a sendup of the socialists, anarchists and intellectuals who populated New York’s Lower East Side in the early 20th century, Miriam Karpilove writes from the perspective of a sardonic young woman frustrated by the men’s advocacy of unrestrained sexuality and their lack of concern about the consequences for her. . . . “ Read…

Choice highly recommends Declaring Disaster

Declaring Disaster: Buffalo’s Blizzard of ’77 and the Creation of FEMA was highly recommended. “[T]he spellbinding account of the 1977 snow disaster in Buffalo, New York . . . [O]ne of the finest political history accounts this reviewer has encountered.”—Choice

New York Journal of Books reviews David Tatham latest book

New York Journal of Books reviews Winslow Homer and His Cullercoats Paintings: An American Artist in England’s North East “Homer was an expressive artistic powerhouse, and the Cullercoats work proves his versatility. . . . Art historian David Tatham presents a well-researched and well-written assessment of Homer’s work during this 18 month period (1881–1882). Read the full review

Announcing the Haudenosaunee and Indigenous Worlds series

Syracuse University Press is pleased to announce its new Haudenosaunee and Indigenous Worlds series. This series will expand the Press’s historical emphasis in “Iroquois” and Native American publications to better reflect current scholarship regarding oral tradition, de-colonial and Indigenous studies—writ large. We welcome submissions from diverse authors across disciplines, traditions, and orientations, but with special emphasis on the Haudenosaunee. The series will be led by Philip P. Arnold and Scott Manning Stevens. For queries, please contact acquisitions editor Peggy Solic:

Audiobooks now available

Syracuse University Press and Sound Beat: Access Audio, which is produced at Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive at Syracuse University Libraries, have partnered to produce audiobooks. The first two audiobooks, Reservoir Year: A Walker’s Book of Days by Nina Shengold and Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano by Alan Scott Haft, are now available for purchase  through several vendors, including Apple Play Books, Hoopla, Libro.FM, and forthcoming through Audible.  “We are so excited to be able to provide an alternate format for our authors and readers. We’ve been watching the trend of the growth of audio books…

Authors interviewed on NewChannel 9’s Bridge Street

The Bear Tree and Other Stories from Cazenovia’s History explores the unheralded, inaccurately told, and long-forgotten tales of the town. Readers will encounter historical characters such as elephant and lion tamer Lucia Zora Card, “The Bravest Woman in the World”; educator Susan Blow, “The Mother of American Kindergarten”; and World War I soldier Cecil Donovan, whose letters home vividly depicted the experience of war for those awaiting his return in Cazenovia. Authors Erica Barnes and Jason Emerson discussed their new book on the November 2nd show. Watch the interview

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