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  • Virtual Book Talk: “Harry Haft” with Alan Haft

    April 21, 2020

    Alan Haft discusses Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano. He vividly describes the powerful story of 16-year-old Harry Haft’s survival in the Nazi concentration camps, a survival dependent on his ability to fight and win concentration camp boxing matches. Haft’s story is now a major motion picture. View book talk   Alan Scott Haft is the eldest son ...

  • Virtual Book Talk: “Open House” with Chuck D’Imperio

    April 1, 2020

      Chuck D’Imperio welcomes you into his home for our first virtual book talk on his latest book Open House: 35 Historic Upstate New York Homes. Sit back, relax, and tour some of Upstate New York’s most famous and “off the beaten path” homes from the comfort of your home. View book talk   Chuck D’Imperio is the author of several ...

  • Suzanne Hinman wins book award

    March 20, 2020

    The Victorian Society of America has awarded Suzanne Hinman’s The Grandest Madison Square Garden one of three 2020 Victorian Society in America Book Awards. This award recognize scholarship that contributes to the understanding of America during the Victorian Era. The book award committee was most impressed by the quality of the scholarship.   Recent praise . . ...

  • openDemocracy interviews Joshua Stacher about his new book

    February 26, 2020

    Joshua Stacher discusses why Egypt is in its current state, what happened to the revolution, and his new book, Watermelon Democracy, with Tugrul Mende on openDemocracy.

  • Najwa Bin Shatwan, author of The Slave Yards, at the Hay Festival Abu Dhabi

    February 6, 2020

    Najwa Bin Shatwan, was chosen as one of the 39 best Arab authors under the age of 40 by the Hay Festival’s Beirut 39 project. She will be one of the featured authors at the Hay Festival Abu Dhabi in Manarat Al Saadiyat from February 25-28, 2020.

  • Ithaca Times interviews Chuck D’Imperio, author of Open House

    February 6, 2020

    Chuck D’Imperio talks with Ithaca Times about his new book Open House: 35 Historic Upstate New York Homes, and Southworth homestead, the elegant country manor in Dryden, NY.

  • Tablet praises Rozenbaumas’s The Odyssey of an Apple Thief

    February 6, 2020

    Tablet reviewer Rokhl Kafrissen calls The Odyssey of an Apple Thief  “a remarkably compelling read.” The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research will host a book launch for The Odyssey of an Apple Thief on March 2, 2020 at 7 p.m. The evening will also feature readings from the book by Yuri Venedyapin and musical performances by ...

  • Matt Buehler wins the Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Society Book Award

    October 17, 2019

      Why Alliances Fail: Islamist and Leftist Coalitions in North Africa by Matt Buehler won the Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Society Book Award. The book explores how authoritarian regimes manipulate rural politics to shatter coalitions between two of the fiercest opponents of their rule, Islamists and leftists.

  • Najwa Bin Shatwan wins the 2019 ArabLit Short Story Prize

    October 17, 2019

      Libyan author Najwa Bin Shatwan’s story “The Sharp Bend at Al-Bakur,” translated by Sawad Hussain, was awarded the 2019 ArabLit Short Story Prize. Syracuse University Press will be releasing the English translation of Bin Shatwan’s novel The Slave Yards in the spring of 2020.

  • Forever Orange gets the media’s attention

    October 11, 2019

      Forever Orange authors Rick Burton and Scott Pitoniak have been featured on NewsChannel 9’s Bridge Street and CNY Central, and NewsRadio 570 WSYR. Also, listen to the Syracuse Sports Podcast features a conversation with Scott and Rick. “’s Brent Axe chats with Burton and Pitoniak about the four-year process to write the book, some of the stories people may not ...

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