Gita Manaktala

Gita Manaktala

Editorial Director


Gita oversees the MIT Press’s book acquisitions and works closely with our other editors. She acquires her own list of books in the areas of information science, communication, and internet studies. Her interests include networked communication, news and information, privacy, data security, and access to knowledge. Gita can be reached at and her Twitter handle is @sylviamath.

Recent Acquisitions:

How We Give Now by Lucy Bernholz, Red Lines by Cherian George and Sonny Liew, The Distance Cure by Hannah Zeavin, Atlas of Forecasts by Katy Börner, Digital Suffragists by Marie Tessier, Command and Persuade by Peter Baldwin, The Digital Environment by Pablo Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein, Media Disrupted by Amanda Lotz, The Typographic Medium by Kate Brideau, Annotation by Remi Kalir and Antero Garcia, The Promise of Access by Daniel Greene, Data Feminism by Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren Klein, Design Justice by Sasha Costanza-Chock, Coding Democracy by Maureen Webb, Knowledge Justice edited by Sofia Leung and Jorge R. López-McKnight, You Are Here by Whitney Phillips and Ryan M. Milner, Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World by Meredith Broussard, Designing an Internet by David D. Clark, The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust by Kevin Werbach.

How We Give Now

Lucy Bernholz

October 12, 2021

Red Lines

Cherian George, Sonny Liew

August 31, 2021

The Distance Cure

Hannah Zeavin, John Durham Peters

August 17, 2021

The Typographic Medium

Kate Brideau

October 12, 2021

Data Feminism

Catherine D'Ignazio, Lauren F. Klein

March 10, 2020

Coding Democracy

Maureen Webb, Cory Doctorow

July 27, 2021