October 4, 2023
We are pleased to present here an excerpt from Roman Dziarski’s How We Outwitted and Survived the Nazis: The True Story of the Holocaust Rescuers, Zofia Sterner and Her Family, accompanied by a personal introduction from the author. The book tells the story how his family rescued Jews from the Holocaust and survived WWII, against the backdrop of the realities of the Nazi and Soviet occupation of Poland.
August 15, 2023
This excerpt from 18: Jewish Stories Translated from 18 Languages explores the psychological impact of the Holocaust on a survivor and his family after the war, when the narrator is confronted by his two sons, who want to buy a Christmas tree. This short story is by Gábor T. Szántó and translated from Hungarian by Walter Burgess and Marietta Morry.
June 13, 2023
Academic Studies Press is pleased to congratulate Hélène Jawhara Piñer on two years since the publication of her cookbook, Sephardi: Cooking the History! To celebrate, we’re highlighting some of our favorite reviews and media of the book from the past two years.
May 12, 2023
ASP is pleased to present an interview with Michael Hurwicz, author of Leonid Hurwicz: Intelligent Designer, a “fascinating, exciting story” about Leonid “Leo” Hurwicz, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
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!
October 13, 2022
We are pleased to present the latest in our ASP Abridged blog series, in which authors give readers a short and sweet introduction to their latest book.
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.
September 9, 2022
We are pleased to present here an adapted excerpt from Zvi Preigerzon’s Memoirs of a Jewish Prisoner of the Gulag, translated from the Hebrew, accompanied by a personal introduction from editor and translator Alex Lahav. The book tells the story of Zvi Preigerzon’s arrest, interrogation, and imprisonment in the Gulag and describes many of the Jewish prisoners whom he met there.
July 26, 2022
Akira Kitade, author of Emerging Heroes: WWII-Era Diplomats, Jewish Refugees, and Escape to Japan reflects on what sparked his interest in the subject of the book, the journey to publication, and what the book’s positive reception has meant to him.
May 19, 2022
In celebration of Jewish American History 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 are pleased to present the latest in our ASP Abridged blog series, in which authors give readers a short and sweet introduction to their latest book. In this entry, Sara Reguer introduces us to her book Opinionated: The World View of a Jewish Woman, which was published in 2017 and comprises a collection of essays that provide a sweeping overview of Jewish life and culture as viewed through the eyes of an academic who is also a woman, equally at home in the real world and the ivory tower.