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Yale University Press Podcast

Mar 30, 2017

Can pop artists be poets? Adam Bradley, professor of English, founding director of the Laboratory for Race & Popular Culture (RAP Lab), and author of The Poetry of Pop discusses this and more in a wide-ranging conversation on all things music from Gershwin and the Beatles to Lady Gaga and Chance the Rapper.


Mar 23, 2017

We try to unlock the secrets of the Voynich Manuscript with Raymond Clemens from the Beinecke Library and Joseph Calamia, senior editor at Yale University Press.


Mar 20, 2017

Keely Orgeman, assistant curator at the Yale University Art Gallery, discusses Lumia, the nearly-forgotten, but strange and beautiful, art of Thomas Wilfred.


Mar 16, 2017

Everyone could use more sleep, and Dr. Meir Kryger, global sleep expert and author of The Mystery of Sleep, tells us how to get it. We have tips for identifying common sleep problems and getting a better night's sleep as well as a discussion on what actually happens to your body when you sleep (or don't sleep).


Mar 10, 2017

Joe Moran, author of Shrinking Violets: The Secret Life of Shyness, discusses his own experiences with shyness as well as the history of this common and misunderstood aspect of the human condition.