Category: Politics

Weighing Zbigniew Brzezinski’s legacy

Guest post by Charles Gati Zbig is the first comprehensive portrait of Zbigniew Brzezinski. It deals with his long and distinguished career as a professor, an academic, a National Security Adviser to President Carter, a widely-known observer, and a critic of U.S. foreign policy. In the 1950s, Brzezinski was already an outstanding academic at Harvard. In the…

Weighing Zbigniew Brzezinski’s legacy

Guest post by Charles Gati Zbig is the first comprehensive portrait of Zbigniew Brzezinski. It deals with his long and distinguished career as a professor, an academic, a National Security Adviser to President Carter, a widely-known observer, and a critic of U.S. foreign policy. In the 1950s, Brzezinski was already an outstanding academic at Harvard. In the…

End of summer news and new books

News and Notes The August 8 edition of the London Review of Books featured a magnificent Colm Tóibín appreciation of The Selected Letters of Anthony Hecht. Americans are living longer than ever, aided by ever-advancing life-saving medical technologies and treatments. Dr. Dan Morhaim, author of The Better End: Surviving (and Dying) on Your Own Terms in…

End of summer news and new books

News and Notes The August 8 edition of the London Review of Books featured a magnificent Colm Tóibín appreciation of The Selected Letters of Anthony Hecht. Americans are living longer than ever, aided by ever-advancing life-saving medical technologies and treatments. Dr. Dan Morhaim, author of The Better End: Surviving (and Dying) on Your Own Terms in…

Book talks, exhibits, and other August events

Heat waves, vacations, and the infamous “dog days” are hardly enough to deter intrepid JHU Press authors, editors, and staff.  A bushel full of academic meetings and interesting author events appear on the August calendar, including an online book salon. Like a taste of the season’s best produce, enjoy these late summer activities and help…

Book talks, exhibits, and other August events

Heat waves, vacations, and the infamous “dog days” are hardly enough to deter intrepid JHU Press authors, editors, and staff.  A bushel full of academic meetings and interesting author events appear on the August calendar, including an online book salon. Like a taste of the season’s best produce, enjoy these late summer activities and help…

June news and new books

News and Notes Take a look at our new Fall 2013 catalog to see what's in store for the coming season. Valerie Weaver-Zercher, author of Thrill of the Chaste: The Allure of Amish Romance Novels, writes about ‘Why Amish Romance Novels Are Hot’ in The Wall Street Journal. Mark Bowden writes in the The Atlantic,…