Recent Blog Entries
In honor of University Press week, Book Culture hosted a party to celebrate Columbia University Press. We asked some of the attendees for book recommendations, which yielded eclectic results.
Meredith Howard, a director of marketing at Columbia University Press, is currently reading Do This For Me, by Eliza Kennedy, about a high-powered lawyer who plots revenge after learning of her husband’s infidelity. Next up is Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Accessory to War, about the relationship between astrophysicists and the US Military.
Book Culture loves the eclectic and exciting books published by university presses - that’s why we’re so excited to celebrate University Press Week! University Presses are known for publishing books that might otherwise be considered too experimental or esoteric. As a result, the roughly 14,000 books published annually by university presses are some of the most eclectic and exciting volumes on our shelves
German storytime is back at Book Culture on Broadway! Starting this week, Beatrice Beckmann, founder of KinderBooks, will be reading downstairs in our children’s room on Fridays at 4:30pm.
Inspired by Women In Translation Month, BC bookseller emeritus Adam Fales sat down with translator Kate Briggs to talk about how translation happens. We all know how essential translation is in a world of over 6,000 languages, but the craft, dilligence, effort and finesse that goes into a work of translation often goes unnoticed when executed seamlessly. Briggs's essay collection This Little Art offers us a peek inside the intricate, at times grueling process of translating a book. We hope you'll enjoy our conversation with her as much as we did!