Press News

We are pleased to announce the release of our Fall 2019 catalog. Please take a moment to explore our forthcoming titles.

Mark Saunders was a committed member of the Association of University Presses (AUP) community, and his loss is being felt profoundly by many of us both professionally and personally. Mark’s advice, knowledge, humor, and genuine concern for others had a significant impact on us. To honor his memory, this week, the AUP has come together to celebrate the people in our industry who embody Mark’s spirit through a special blog tour. Please follow along on social media with the hashtags #ReadUP #WeAreUP  and check our blog daily posts.

Columbia University Press

On CUP Blog

“This deeply researched book expands our understanding of pre-Stonewall gay male activism by describing a bold group of physique photographers, magazine publishers, and booksellers who were more militant than the Mattachine Society and built a far larger constituency through their explicit portrayal and defense of homoerotic desire. A revelatory and compelling history.” ~ George Chauncey,
Our weekly list of new books is now available! A Double Life A Novel Karolina Pavlova Translated by Barbara Heldt New in Paper! Making Sense of the Alt-Right George Hawley New in Paper! In Pursuit of Privilege A History of New York City’s Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis Clifton Hood Columbia Books
“One of the most influential texts in gender studies, men’s studies and gay studies.” ~ New York Times Book Review First published in 1985, Between Men:English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire, Thirtieth anniversary edition was a decisive intervention in gender studies— a book that all but singlehandedly dislodged a tradition of literary critique that suppressed queer
“All the Nations Under Heaven reveals the powerful social, political, economic, and religious influence of immigrants on New York City since the colonial era. Expanding on current scholarship, the authors make immigration history and the broader history of New York City accessible for both students and scholars.” ~Deborah Dash Moore, author of Jewish New York: The Remarkable
“Updated throughout and extended to the present through the latest scholarship, this enduring classic demonstrates once again how central the growth of immigrant-origin communities has been to the neighborhoods, collective life, politics, and economy of New York City. All the NationsUnder Heaven brings to life the great and ongoing saga of immigrants helping a great city to