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  • Jadaliyya Q&A with Peter Gran

    January 11, 2021

    Peter Gran discusses his new book The Persistence of Orientalism: Anglo-American Historians and Modern Egypt for Jadaliyya’s NEWTON Series.

  • Roger Allen receives the 2020 Sheikh Hamad Lifetime Achievement Award

    January 7, 2021

    Roger Allen, translator of several books including The Heart of Lebanon and A Muslim Suicide, received the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding.

  • Arab Americans in Film included in Arab America’s “Best Arab American Books of 2020” list

    January 4, 2021

    Waleed Mahdi’s Arab Americans in Film is included in the list of “eight amazing Arab American books.” View the complete list

  • Revolutions of All Colors is included in Shelf Awareness’ Best of 2020 list

    December 23, 2020

    Dewaine Farria’s debut novel Revolutions of All Colors is included in Shelf Awareness’ annual “Best Fiction of 2020” list.

  • Guilt Rules All is included in Crime Reads’ Best of 2020 list

    December 23, 2020

    Elizabeth Mannion and Brian Cliff’s edited volume, Guilt Rules All: Irish Mystery, Detective, and Crime Fiction is included in Crime Read’s annual “Best Crime and Mystery Criticism of 2020.”

  • Audiobooks now available

    October 21, 2020

    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 ...

  • Veterans Writing Award Reading and Book Talk

    November 23, 2020

    Join us for the Veterans Writing Award reading and book talk. November 12, 2020 4 p.m. Tobias Wolff, award-winning novelist, short story writer, Vietnam veteran and former Syracuse University faculty member who will share his impressions of Revolutions of All Colors and why he selected it to win the inaugural award. Dewaine Farria, winner of the Veterans Writing award, who ...

  • Nazan Maksudyan wins the 2020 AMECYS Book Award

    October 8, 2020

    Nazan Maksudyan was awarded the 2020 Association of Middle East Children and Youth Studies book award for Ottoman Children and Youth during World War I. The committee describes the book as “impeccably written, highly readable…. providing both a new approach to the study of children and a new approach to working in and interpreting archives. ...

  • Jadaliyya Q&A with author Waleed Mahdi

    October 5, 2020

    Jadaliyya Q&A with Waleed Mahdi SU Press author Charles Kastner won the 2020 Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Peace Corps Writers Award for Race Across America: Eddie Gardner and the Great Bunion Derbies. Kastner chronicles the story of African American runner, Eddie “The Sheik” Gardner who withstood daily death threats and intimidation to compete at the highest levels ...

  • Kastner discusses his new book on “Downtown” with Rich Kimball

    October 5, 2020

    Chuck Kastner discusses Race Across America, racism, sports, courage, and running on Downtown with Rich Kimball. Listen to this timely and fascinating interview! “A truly epic book!”—Dave Warady, Winner of the 1992 Runner’s World Trans America Footrace Winner of the 2020 Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Peace Corps Writers Award, Kastner chronicles the story of African American runner, Eddie “The Sheik” ...

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