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New Press
Established in 1990 as a major alternative to the large, commercial publishers,
The New Press aims to provide ideas and viewpoints under-represented in the mass media.


  
Speaking of Empire
Conversations with Tariq Ali
by Tariq Ali
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Subject: Politics
Exiled from Pakistan in the 1960s for his activism against the military dictatorship, Tariq Ali has gained a reputation as one of the English-speaking world?s most forceful political thinkers, speaking out consistently against imperialism, religious fundamentalism, and, most recently, the  [ more ]

  
The Last Friend by Tahar Ben Jelloun
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
The Last Friend, the new novel from internationally acclaimed author Tahar Ben Jelloun, winner of the 2004 International Dublin/IMPAC award, is a Rashamon-like tale of friendship and betrayal set in twentieth century Tangier. Written in Ben Jelloun?s inimitable and powerfully  [ more ]

  
Remembering Slavery
African Americans Talk about Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation
by Ira Berlin, Editor
Audio (Cassette)
Retail Price: $9.99 
A book-and-tape set featuring the only known original recordings of interviews with former slaves.  [ more ]

  
Slavery and the Making of New York
The African American Experience
by Ira Berlin, Editor
Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
The recent discovery of the African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan reminded Americans that slavery in the United States was not merely a phenomenon of the antebellum South. In fact, for most of its history New York was a slave city.  [ more ]

  
All Alone in the World
Children of the Incarcerated
by Nell Bernstein
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
One in ten American children has a parent under criminal justice supervision - incarcerated, on probation, or on parole. One in thrity-three American children - and one in eight African American children - goes to sleep without access to a  [ more ]

  
Dangerous Liaisons
Blacks, Gays, and the Struggle for Equality
by Eric Brandt, Editor
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Subject: Gay & Lesbian
A platform for the leading minds of both the black and gay communities to address such timely issues as attitudes towards gay marriage vs. attitudes towards interracial marriage; the growth of gay and lesbian rights organizations; homophobia in the black  [ more ]

  
Creole Folktales by Patrick Chamoiseau
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In this unusual collection of stories and fables, Goncourt prize-winner Patrick Chamoiseau re-creates in truly magical language the stories he heard as a child in Martinique.  [ more ]

  
The Chomsky-Foucault Debate - On Human Nature
by Noam Chomsky
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In 1971, at the height of the Vietnam War and at a time of great political and social instability, two of the world?s leading intellectuals, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault, were invited by Dutch philosopher Fons Elders to debate an  [ more ]

  
Daughters of the Dust
The Making of an African American Woman's Film
by Julie Dash
Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Subject: Film/TV
In the winter of 1992, nearly one hundred years after motion pictures were invented, the first nationally distributed feature by an African American woman was released in the United States. The film tells the story of an African American sea-island  [ more ]

  
The Skin That We Speak
Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom
by Lisa Delpit, Editor
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
The Skin That We Speak takes the discussion of language in the classroom beyond the highly charged war of idioms and presents today's teachers with a thoughtful exploration of the varieties of English that we speak, in what Black Issues  [ more ]


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