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  • Let the Printing Wars begin at #BKBF!


    Anyone who has heard me speak about it or read anything I’ve written on the topic knows I’m a big proponent of the benefits of print-on-demand (POD) technology for university presses. Even so, when I received an email recently from a gentleman at HP I... more >>


  • “Celebrate life” with our #CCAM Cancer Crossings giveaway!


    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (#CCAM), and both politicians and healthcare professionals are calling for a “Cancer Moonshot.” Thanks to exciting work in checkpoint inhibitors, anti-cancer vaccines and immunotherapy, we’re making major... more >>


  • The importance of telling stories… but whose story?


    Jean Cocteau once wrote that ‘the poet does not invent, he listens’ in order to tell a story. But is there an art to this? Robert Saviano recently argued that he tells stories about Italian Mafias because he constantly seeks to raise awareness to... more >>


  • Gerri Jones, Professor Cleese, and Me


    Last summer, Gerri Jones called to tell me that Cornell Professor at Large John Cleese would be coming to Ithaca in September for a week. She told me that she had scheduled me for a public talk with Cleese on September 11th at Bailey Hall that would... more >>


  • Can Books Save Our Oceans?


    Ocean plastic has been bothering me. It’s been bothering lots of people, obviously, because it’s a really bad thing. I saw that the new Real Madrid alternative kit is made completely from ocean plastic, and it made me think about ways in which books... more >>



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