Roger L. Ransom, author of Gambling on War: Confidence, Fear, and the Tragedy of the First World War, joins Executive Publisher Michael Watson to discuss the centenary of the 1918 armistice, the lessons we are in danger of forgetting today, and more.
In this episode, the author of Yes to Europe!: The 1975 Referendum and Seventies Britain, Robert Saunders, joins Executive Publisher Michael Watson to discuss Britain's first national referendum to decide whether the UK should remain in Europe, how it compared to Brexit in 2016, and more.
Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy that helped kickstart a global financial crisis, The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster author Laurence M. Ball joins Cambridge University Press Senior Marketing Executive Ellena Moriarty to discuss the mistakes made that allowed it to happen and what we've learned in the ensuing decade.
Cambridge University Press Commisioning Editor Emily Hockley joins Imagining Shakespeare's Wife author Katherine West Scheil before her book launch at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon. They discuss the cultural history and creative reimagining of Anne Hathaway through the centuries, re-creations of the Cottage around the world and more.
Imagining Shakespeare's Wife: The Afterlife of Anne Hathaway is available now.
Author Kyle Longley joins Cambridge University Press Senior Editor Deborah Gershenowitz to discuss his new book, LBJ's 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America's Year of Upheaval, including looking past the caricature of Lyndon Johnson and developing the humanity of the man, how 1968, a year of continuous nightmare, compares to our own political climate in 2018, and more.
LBJ's 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America's Year of Upheaval by Kyle Longley is available now.
Linda Bree of Cambridge University Press and The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, 1929-1931 editor Sandra Spanier discuss the fourth volume of the series, including letters on censorship surrounding the release of A Farewell to Arms, how the author coped with the thrills and perils of fame, and his relationship with F. Scott Fitzgerald.
The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, 1929-1931 edited by Sandra Spanier and Miriam B. Mandel is available now.