Jewish Lives


JEWISH LIVES is a major series of brief, interpretive biography designed to illuminate the imprint of eminent Jewish figures upon literature, religion, philosophy, politics, cultural and economic life, and the arts and sciences. Subjects are paired with authors to elicit lively, deeply informed books that explore the breadth and complexity of Jewish experience from antiquity through the present.

Jewish Lives is a partnership of Yale University Press and the Leon D. Black Foundation.

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Margellos World Republic of Letters


The Cecile and Theodore Margellos World Republic of Letters series identifies works of cultural and artistic significance previously overlooked by translators and publishers, canonical works of literature and philosophy needing new translations, as well as important contemporary authors whose work has not yet been translated into English. The series is designed to bring to the English-speaking world leading poets, novelists, essayists, philosophers, and playwrights from Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, to stimulate international discourse and creative exchange.

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YaleBooks London Blog

UKBlogimg_2This is the official blog for Yale University Press, London. Here you will find regular articles from Yale’s authors, discussing the inspiration behind their books, reactions to events in the news and opinions on a number of interesting topics.* You will also find daily updates about our newest titles, author events, exhibitions and news from the publishing world.

*The opinions expressed in author articles and interviews do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Yale University Press. Whether you agree, disagree, or simply want to ask a question, please feel free to use the Comment section at the bottom of each article. 

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