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Yale University Press publishes serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs, aiding in the discovery and dissemination of light and truth, lux et veritas, a central purpose of Yale University. The publications of the Press further scholarly investigation, advance interdisciplinary inquiry, stimulate public debate, educate and enhance cultural life. In its commitment to increasing the range and vigor of intellectual pursuits within the university and elsewhere, Yale University Press continually extends its horizons to embody university publishing at its best.

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Yale University Press Fall 2020 Featured Titles

Yale Fall 2020 Highlights include Harold Bloom’s last book, Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles in which the great reader tells us “Rise up at dawn and read something that matters as soon as you can.” Surely a motto for us all! Eileen Myles in the Why I Write series, Dorothy P. Holinger’s wise and moving Anatomy of Grief, a new Patrick Modiano, and the paperback release of Pekka Hamalainen’s Lakota America, winner of the Reading the West Book Award in Narrative Nonfiction.

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Patricia’s Quick Pick of the List Yale University Press

Patricia’s Yale Dozen:
The Virus in the Age of Madness 9780300257373
Stories for the Years 9780300150964
The Anatomy of Grief 9780300226232
Murder at the Movies 9780300220018
Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles 9780300247282
For Now 9780300244649
Invisible Ink 9780300252583
Lakota America 9780300255256
Epidemics and Society 9780300256390
Conversations in Jazz 9780300255232
They Were Her Property 9780300251838
Blooming 9780300243338

Titles featured in Patricia's video

Yale University Press exemplifies publishing at its best and most meaningful

Our Yale Book Collections include Yale Books on Anti-Racism and Black Experience with Stephanie E Jones-Rogers, They Were Her Property, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award in History; Yale Best of the West with Pekka Hamalainen’s Lakota America, winner of the Reading the West Book Award for Narrative Nonfiction; Yale Best Backlist for 2020 with enduring perennial titles like E. H. Gombrich’s Little History of the World and the Little History series, sales over one million, Josef Alber’s Interaction of Color, Patti Smith’s Devotion, Leo Damrosch’s The Club in NYT’s Top Ten of 2019, Alberto Manguel, Greil Marcus, Peter Singer, James C. Scott!

Yale Books on Anti-Racism and Black Experience
Yale Books on the West & Nature
Yale 2020 Best Backlist