Recent Blog Entries

University Press Week 2020 with Conor Broughan

University Press Week runs from November 9-15, and the theme chosen by the Association of University Presses this year is “Raise UP”. This theme was chosen to emphasize the role that academic publishers play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe. In keeping with the ideals of UP Week, Book Culture asked some staffers from around the University Press community to tell us about their work, and what they’re reading.

Le Prix Médicis 2020 Finalists

Earlier this month, the finalists were announced for the Prix Médicis prize in foreign novels. Below are some of the finalists that were translated into English, or were originally written in English. For the French editions, we have linked the titles to Albertine bookstore located inside the French Embassy building on 5th Avenue. You can also find the complete list of all finalists here!


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