August 24, 2023
This Ukrainian Independence Day, we’re pleased to present a reading list of several of our Ukrainian Studies titles. From a harrowing novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning international war correspondent Mstyslav Chernov to the first English-language synthesis of the history of one of Ukraine’s most fascinating cities, these titles, among others, capture the ongoing struggle in Ukraine, examine Ukrainian history, and celebrate its rich and diverse culture. In honor of 32 years of independence, all Ukrainian Studies titles, including those below, are 32% off with the code UKRAINE.
January 6, 2023
Academic Studies Press would like to wish everyone a very happy and healthy New Year! Though we’re already a few days into 2023, what better time to reflect on what a year 2022 was; we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite reviews, noteworthy media mentions, notable 2022 releases, and more. Here’s to 2023!
September 30, 2022
As a publisher that’s values efforts to improve the accessibility of works from all over the world through translation, ASP is excited to be joining the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) in celebrating works in translation, their translators, and their publishers by participating in Read The World, an online bookfair taking place over social media from September 30 (International Translation Day) to October 7. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a reading list of some of our favorite recently published and forthcoming translations.
May 27, 2022
In celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month, we’ll be highlighting some of our books that explore the Jewish American experience and celebrate the historical, cultural, and political achievements of Jewish Americans in American society. Below, we highlight the our North American Jewish Studies Series and compile a reading list of a few of its titles that focus specifically on Jewish history and culture in the the United States.
March 30, 2022
Though Women’s History Month may be coming to an end, we’ve compiled a list of some of our Women & Gender Studies titles and recent books by female authors, scholars, and translators, so you can keep learning about women’s history and celebrating the cultural, political, and intellectual achievements of women all year long.
September 11, 2020
As the High Holidays approach, we enter a season of reflection. What better time to browse books on Jewish learning? We present here a reading list on a variety of topics in Jewish education, identity, and religious and cultural practice, some of which are freely available as Open Access ebooks.
September 30, 2019
Fall is officially in full swing. The weather is getting cooler and it’s about time to stay inside with a good book! This fall, we’re very pleased to supplement our scholarly publishing program with a strong list of exciting general interest books. Check out our Fall Reading List below, featuring several new and forthcoming books: a rare translation of Uzbek literature into English, a collection of contemporary Russian short stories, a translation of an award-winning memoir, and more.
May 16, 2019
May is Jewish American Heritage Month. To celebrate the rich history and legacy of American Jews, we’ve put together a reading list for the month of May featuring biographies and memoirs of American Jews and their communities, as well as studies of the history, sociology, and perception of Jews in America.
May 2, 2019
Academic Studies Press is proud to publish important work documenting the experiences of Holocaust survivors and their descendants, as well as scholarly studies of the Holocaust and its aftermath. Several of these have also been published Open Access, freely accessible online. In honor of Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, we’ve put together a collection below of some of our recent publications in Holocaust Studies and biographies and memoirs of Shoah survivors.
April 15, 2019
April is National Poetry Month! This past year, we’re pleased to have added collections of translated poetry to our catalog, along with scholarly studies of poetry. Most recently, we released Ostap Kin’s New York Elegies: Ukrainian Poems on the City, an edited bilingual collection of Ukrainian poems exploring the relationship between Ukrainian poets and New York City; Maxim Shrayer’s Voices of Jewish-Russian Literature: An Anthology, a comprehensive selection of Jewish-Russian poetry and prose from the nineteenth century to the present; and the paperback editions of Mark Andryczyk’s The White Chalk of Days: The Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series Anthology and Oksana Maksymchuk and Max Rosochinsky’s Words for War: New Poems from Ukraine.