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16
Feb

Happy Quasquicentennial to Us!

February 16th, 2018 marks the quasquicentennial of University of California Press, celebrating 125 years of scholarly publishing since its founding on this day in 1893. Throughout this time, UC Press remained one …

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26
Nov

Mark Twain opines on Thanksgiving

You can pick almost any subject and find Mark Twain’s opinions expressed on it somewhere. Thanksgiving is no exception. In an address given at the first annual dinner of Philadelphia’s New England Society …

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19
Nov

In honor of Mark Twain’s birthday

Mark Twain liked to entertain and be entertained, but his 70th birthday party was truly an evening to be remembered. Thrown by Colonel George Harvey, the editor of Harper’s Weekly, at Delmonico’s …

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29
Oct

National Cat Day with Mark Twain

The reports on Mark Twain’s love of cats are not an exaggeration. He had, count them, at least 32 cats. Though it is worth noting his self-proclaimed genius practice of renting cats: …

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16
Oct

We Thought We Knew Mark Twain…

Thanks to everyone who came out to the night of Mark Twain trivia on Monday at the Make-Out Room, sponsored by Litquake and UC Press! We sipped Lemon Clemens and Drunkleberry Finns while …

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