Christopher Kutz on drone warfare: The real moral debate

By Christopher Kutz Despite all the sound and fury of the Presidential primary campaign, the candidates have been effectively silent on one issue: our use of drone strikes as the central tool of security policy. Perhaps they could watch Eye on the … [Read More...]

National Poetry Month: Featured reading by Austin Smith

Austin Smith's debut collection, Almanac, is a lyrical and narrative meditation on the loss of small family farms. Most of the poems are personal, set in the rural Midwest where Smith grew up. Though they are geographically specific, the greater … [Read More...]

An interview with Tonio Andrade, author of Gunpowder Age

To what degree do times of peace impact military power and precision? In his new book, Gunpowder Age, Tonio Andrade shows how throughout Chinese history, powerful enemies have inspired periods of intense military innovation and technological … [Read More...]

National Poetry Month: Featured reading by Anthony Carelli

Throughout April, Princeton University Press has enjoyed featuring audio readings from an array of poets. Today, Anthony Carelli presents "The Brooklyn Heavens", a poem selected from his debut collection, Carnations. Throughout the book, Carelli … [Read More...]

Bird Fact Friday – Is the Mute Swan silent?

From page 284 of Waterfowl of North America, Europe & Asia: The Mute Swan is not mute at all. Its most frequent call is a wee-rrrr or wiingrr-iew with a high-pitched second syllable. It will also make an in-rrr sound accompanied with strong … [Read More...]

National Poetry Month: Featured reading by Fiona Sze-Lorrain

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Princeton University Press has been proud to present audio readings from our poets throughout the month of April. Fiona Sze-Lorrain embraces influences from America, France, and Asia throughout her latest … [Read More...]