Category: 19th-Century History and Culture

In Memoriam: Jonathan Hess

It is with great sadness that Penn Press shares the news of the recent and sudden passing of Jonathan Hess, author of the recent book Deborah and Her Sisters. Chair of the… READ MORE

Hot Off Penn Press: March madness

Here at Penn Press, we've had a slew of new books publish in just the last month, spanning from the history of black nationalist women to the written record of… READ MORE

Hot Off Penn Press: Happy Holidays!

The Holiday season is upon us, and if you're looking for last-minute gifts, or just trying to sort out your own vacation reading, Penn Press has a host of new… READ MORE

Hot Off Penn Press: Welcome to fall

In our location of Philadelphia, it sure doesn't feel like fall quite yet with temperatures in the high '80s, but the calendar doesn't lie: last Friday marked the official start… READ MORE