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2 hours agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Ever since I wrote the biography of Clifford Brown (Oxford University Press, 2000) I've been hoping that someone would come forth with some newly discovered recording, some new photos of Brownie, or some new piece of information about his life that wasn't available at the time the book was published...

Gaza: A History

That is the new book by Jean-Pierre Filiu, Oxford University Press.  It would not have come right now unless I were supposed to read it on the plane, so I will.

Review of Law, When God Spoke Greek

BRYN MAYR CLASSICAL REVIEW: Timothy Michael Law, When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. ix, 216. ISBN 9780199781720. $24.95 (pb). Reviewed by Christian Schäfer?, Septuaginta-Unternehmen der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen? (Christian.Schaefer@mail.uni-goettingen.de) [...]Show More Summary

'Vape' Is Added to Oxford Dictionaries…Finally

Oxford University Press has updated its dictionaries to include very important words that we use basically every day, like "vape" and "binge-watch." Read more...

New OUP Book: Evans and Riley, “Technologies of Sexiness”

New OUP Book: Evans and Riley, “Technologies of Sexiness” Later this month, Oxford University Press will publish Technologies of Sexiness, a new book by Adrienne Evans  (Media, Coventry University, UK) and  Sarah Riley (Psychology, University...Show More Summary

Book Review: Righteous Rhetoric: Sex, Speech, and the Politics of Concerned Women for America

Samira K. Mehta Leslie Dorrough Smith. Righteous Rhetoric: Sex, Speech, and the Politics of Concerned Women for America. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014) Leslie Dorrough Smith’s Righteous Rhetoric: Sex, Speech, and the Politics...Show More Summary

Joosten becomes Regius Professor of Hebrew

CONGRATULATIONS TO JAN JOOSTEN: Press releaseRegius Professor of Hebrew, Oxford University: Jan Joosten From: Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing StreetHistory: Published 24 July 2014 Part of: Higher education The Queen has approved that Professor Jan Joosten be appointed Regius Professor of Hebrew in the University of Oxford. Show More Summary

Ed Kleinbard Named Johnson Professor in Law and Business at USC

USC Press Release: Edward Kleinbard, an internationally recognized tax scholar and author of We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money [(Oxford University Press Oct. 1, 2014)], has been named the Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Professor in Law and Business at the USC Gould School of Law....

Publishing Jobs: Oxford University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Random House

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Oxford University Press is hiring an editor of history and classics, while John Wiley & Sons is seeking a marketing manager. Random House needs a web developer, and Sourcebooks is on the hunt for a web/graphic designer. Get...Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Verso Books, Oxford University Press, Greenleaf Book Group

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Verso Books is hiring a marketing manager, while Oxford University Press is seeking a development editor. Greenleaf Book Group needs a print buyer, and Quarto Publishing Group is on the hunt for an acquiring editor. Get the...Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Oxford University Press, ABRAMS, Random House

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Oxford University Press is hiring a development editor, and ABRAMS needs a senior editor for the young adult market. Meanwhile, Random House is seeking a designer for its children’s books division, as well as a senior photo editor for Fodor’s. Show More Summary

Huntington on “How Law Undermines Family Relationships”

Huntington on “How Law Undermines Family Relationships” Clare Huntington (Fordham Law School) has published a new book, Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships (Oxford University Press 2014).  Here is Oxford’s description:...Show More Summary

Richard J. Miller on Why Morphine Matters

2 months agoNews : Reason

Richard J. Miller is a professor of pharmacology at Northwestern University and author of the new book Drugged: The Science and Culture Behind Psychotropic Drugs (Oxford University Press), in which he argues that morphine is the most significant chemical substance our species has ever encountered. Show More Summary

The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law

Douglas Linder (UMKC) & Nancy Levit (UMKC), The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law (Oxford University Press, 2014), reviewed by David Lat (Above the Law), Over a Third of All Law-School Graduates Can't Find Work Requiring Bar Passage. It's Worth Asking: What Does a Good Lawyer Look...

Publishing Jobs: Greenleaf Book Group, Oxford University Press, Bauman Rare Books

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Greenleaf Book Group is hiring an editor, while Oxford University Press needs a development editor. Bauman Rare Books is seeking a rare bookseller, and Cavendish Square Publishing is on the hunt for an editorial director.Show More Summary

Redefining is Relative

Yesterday I happened across Lynn M. Hooker's Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartok, a new publication from Oxford University Press. I was very excited to read what Hooker had to say about László Lajtha, but I found that heShow More Summary

Publishing Jobs: ABRAMS, Oxford University Press, Thieme Publishers

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, ABRAMS is hiring a production manager, while Oxford University Press needs a development editor. Thieme Publishers is seeking an acquisitions editor, and Quarto Publishing Group is on the hunt for an acquiring editor. GetShow More Summary

Sullivan Reviews Shaviro's Fixing U.S. International Taxation

Martin A. Sullivan (Tax Analysts) Book Review, 74 Tax Notes Int'l 492 (May 12, 2014) (reviewing Daniel N. Shaviro (NYU), Fixing U.S. International Taxation (Oxford University Press, 2014)): When it comes to international taxation, House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp, R-Mich., and professor Daniel N. Shaviro of New...

Oxford University Press To Release 672-Page Book On Trans Issues

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Following five years of writing and editing, Oxford University Press will release a 672-page book entitled, Trans Bodies, Trans Selves in the middle of May. To ensure a wide range of experiences, the book includes contributions from over 200 transgender...

Controversy about the 9/11 Memorial Museum inscription

4 months agoOdd : TYWKIWDBI

First, this note from the Oxford University Press blog:The National September 11 Memorial Museum will be opened in a few weeks. On the otherwise starkly bare wall at the entrance is a 60-foot-long inscription in 15-inch letters made from steel salvaged from the twin towers: NO DAY SHALL ERASE YOU FROM THE MEMORY OF TIME. Show More Summary

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