Michael Chwe: Can democracy be saved by those who have been historically excluded?

by Michael Suk-Young Chwe If only whites could vote, or only men could vote, Donald Trump would be elected president. The people we rely upon to save democracy are exactly those people whom the United States historically excluded: women and people … [Read More...]

Carolin Emcke awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade Association

Princeton University Press congratulates German journalist and author Carolin Emcke on being chosen by the Board of Trustees of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade to be this year's recipient. The prestigious prize was established in 1950 and … [Read More...]

Princeton University Press to Name Its Higher Education List in Honor of William G. Bowen

Princeton University Press has lost one of its greatest authors and closest friends and supporters. William G. Bowen, former president of Princeton University and of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, died last Thursday night at age eighty-three. While … [Read More...]

Presenting the trailer for Virus by Marilyn Roossinck

Virus by Marilyn Roossinck is your go-to guide to the fascinating world of viruses. This stunningly illustrated reference work offers an unprecedented look at 101 microbes that infect all branches of life on Earth—from humans and other animals to … [Read More...]

Bird Fact Friday – Do birds create art?

From page 76 of Bird Brain: As part of their mating ritual, male bowerbirds create complex structures (bowers) usually made from an intertwining of grasses and sticks in vast networks resembling nests that are often adorned with bright, colorful, … [Read More...]

Barbara Miller Lane: 10 Favorite Books on Architecture

In honor of #Archtober, NYC's month-long celebration of architecture and design, Barbara Miller Lane took the time to share with us her "top ten" architecture titles. Lane is the author of Houses for a New World: Builders and Buyers in American … [Read More...]