“History informs who we are in the present and how we act and think in the present. The more conscious we are of these historical roots the better decisions we can make.” –Christian Appy
Prof. Appy, co-editor of the UMass Press series Culture, Politics, and the Cold War, talks about the human side of war in this interview for University of Massachusetts.
Appy and Clark Dougan, now... More
Paste Magazine praises the "thoroughly researched, powerfully written and insightful" work of Doug Bradley and Craig Werner in a Veteran's Day review of their new book We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War.
The reviewer, Steve Nathans-Kelly... More
Carla Panciera, winner of the 2014 Grace Paley Prize for her collection of short stories, Bewildered, will give a book talk at the Jones Library, Amherst, tomorrow, November 2, at 7 pm. Please join us for this event!
The reviewer wrote: "What the writers share of their mentors, and what their mentors shared with them, makes for a fascinating work on writing and the student-teacher relationship."
The book... More
The University of Massachusetts Press and the Jones Library are proud to present a new series“UMass Press Reads at the Jones Library”
Each reading will be followed by a question and answer period.
Refreshments will be served.
Gary Murrell's "The Most Dangerous Communist in the United States": A Biography of Herbert Aptheker garnered two reviews this week.