William B. Helmreich on The Brooklyn Nobody Knows

This September, Princeton University Press is thrilled to release The Brooklyn Nobody Knows by William B. Helmreich. You may remember that Helmreich, a professor of sociology, walked every block of New York City to write the award-winning The New … [Read More...]

PUP’s record year for translations: A note from our director

This year PUP is proud to announce a banner year across the board in international rights. Our team reported a 27% increase in translation licensing, including a record deal with the German publisher Klett-Cotta for Angus Deaton’s The Great Escape, … [Read More...]

We had something to crow about at the British Birdwatching Fair!

by Julia Hall, Senior Publicist in the UK The British Birdwatching Fair is one of the world’s leading wildlife conventions—described by the Guardian as 'the Glastonbury of birdwatching.' Not even the rain and high winds could deter many thousands … [Read More...]

New offerings from PUP: A Fall preview video

This Fall we're excited to launch some great new books across many disciplines. In The Curse of Cash, Ken Rogoff makes the case for phasing out large bills; Neil Degrasse Tyson, Richard Gott, and Michael Strauss lead a tour of the universe in Welcome … [Read More...]

The Curse of Cash: An interview with Kenneth Rogoff (Part II)

This is the second installment of a two-part interview with economist Kenneth Rogoff on his new book, The Curse of Cash. Read the first part here. Your new book advocates a “less cash” society, phasing out all paper currency notes over (roughly) … [Read More...]

Bird Fact Friday – How are modern birds and mammals related?

From page 28 of Bird Brain: Modern birds and mammals are separated by 300 million years of evolution. Their last common relative was a stem amniote, a creature with fully terrestrially adapted eggs, similar to a modern day amphibian. All modern … [Read More...]