Get satisfaction: the indy publisher blog feed

You may have noticed a new widget in the righthand sidebar over the last several weeks. (It was previously down under the categories and tag cloud; I just bumped it up to prime real estate today.) In the right column, just under the search box is a bigger box displaying current headlines from the blogs… Continue Reading Get satisfaction: the indy publisher blog feed

Welcome to the neighborhood

I’ve added a few more press blogs to our university press blogroll recently, and I wanted to bring them to your attention and encourage you to go check them out. Island Press focuses on environmental issues. Their Eco-Compass blog features posts by authors discussing green development, conservation, wildlife, sustainability, population growth, and more. NYU Press,… Continue Reading Welcome to the neighborhood

Happy Birthday, America! Now about that First Amendment…

This week we celebrate our nation’s independence, and I’m kicking things off a little early. I’m delighted to see our bookselling neighbors over at The Regulator Bookshop in Durham are joining the blogosphere. The Regulator has long been active in promoting the local economic benefits of indie stores (they’ve done the numbers) and has been… Continue Reading Happy Birthday, America! Now about that First Amendment…

Here we go!

Greetings from the University of North Carolina Press! We’ll be in a trial period for the next two weeks, gearing up for a regular gig in the blogosphere. Starting in mid June, watch for frequent posts about great books published by UNC Press; interviews, reviews, and announcements of author events; discussions of issues that matter… Continue Reading Here we go!