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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Waking, Dreaming, Being, and More!

Our weekly listing of new titles now available: Waking, Dreaming, Being, Evan Thompson

Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy
Evan Thompson

Visions of Dystopia in China’s New Historical Novels
Jeffrey C. Kinkley

Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais’s Lost Theory of Psychological Time
Eric Barthalon

Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice
Melvin Delgado

The Great Civilized Conversation: Education for a World Community (Now available in paper)
Wm. Theodore De Bary

China’s Search for Security (Now available in paper)
Andrew J. Nathan and Andrew Scobell

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

New Book Tuesday (Wednesday Edition): The New Censorship, The Philosopher’s Plant and More!

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The New Censorship, Joel SimonThe New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom
Joel Simon

The Philosopher’s Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium
Michael Marder

Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution
Edited by Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey

Paving the Great Way: Vasubandhu’s Unifying Buddhist Philosophy
Jonathan C. Gold

Community Economic Development in Social Work
Steven D. Soifer, Joseph B. McNeely, Cathy Costa, and Nancy Pickering-Bernheim

The Cinema of Clint Eastwood: Chronicles of America
David Sterritt

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Chop Suey, Global Terrorism, and More New Books!

Chop Suey, Yong ChenOur weekly listing of new titles now available:

Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America
Yong Chen

The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threat: From 9/11 to Osama bin Laden’s Death
Edited by Bruce Hoffman and Fernando Reinares

When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea
Janet Poole

Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything as It Is
John G. Gunnell

Social Work: Value-Guided Practice for a Global Society
Cynthia Bisman

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Buffett, Best European Fiction, and More New Books!

Beyond Berkshire, Lawrence CunninghamOur weekly listing of new titles:

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values
Lawrence A. Cunningham

Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan
Dana Burde

After the Silents: Hollywood Film Music in the Early Sound Era, 1926-1934
Michael Slowik

The Columbia Anthology of Japanese Essays: Zuihitsu from the Tenth to the Twenty-First Century
Edited and translated by Steven D. Carter

The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets (Now available in paper)
Kara Newman

Best European Fiction 2015
Edited by West Camel

Learning Cyrillic: Stories
David Albahari

Dialogue and Translation: Grafton Architects
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Herve This Returns with “Note-by-Note Cooking” and More New Books

Herve This, Note-by-NoteOur weekly list of new books now available:

Note-by-Note Cooking: The Future of Food
Hervé This

Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro
Sarah H. Jacoby

Melancholy II: A Novel
Jon Fosse

Free Trade’s First Missionary: Sir John Bowring in Europe and Asia
Philip Bowring

Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970
Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

Academic English: Skills for Success
Miranda Legg, Kevin Pat, Steve Roberts, Rebecca Welland, Letty Chan, Louisa Chan, and Wai Lan Tsang

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Losing Tim, On Slowness, Photography and Its Violations, and More New Books

Losing Tim, Paul GionfriddoOur weekly list of new titles now available:

Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia
Paul Gionfriddo

On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary
Lutz Koepnick

Photography and Its Violations
John Roberts

Rewiring the Real: In Conversation with William Gaddis, Richard Powers, Mark Danielewski, and Don DeLillo (Now available in paper)
Mark C. Taylor

Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East (Now available in paper)
Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon

A Convergence of Civilizations: The Transformation of Muslim Societies Around the World (Now available in paper)
Youssef Courbage and Emmanuel Todd

The New Ecology of Leadership: Business Mastery in a Chaotic World (Now available in paper)

Parallel Lines: Post-9/11 American Cinema
Guy Westwell

Orphans
Hadrien Laroche

Non-Memoirs
Yuri Lotman

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

New Books Tuesday: Learn or Die, Starve and Immolate, and More New Books!

Starve and ImmolateOur weekly listing of new books now available:

Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization
Edward Hess

Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons
Banu Bargu

The Culture of the Book in Tibet (Now available in paper)
Kurtis R. Schaeffer

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

New Book Tuesday: The Newest from Rey Chow, Wombs in Labor, and More!

Rey Chow, Not Like a Native SpeakerOur weekly listing of new titles:

Not Like a Native Speaker: On Languaging as a Postcolonial Experience
Rey Chow

Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India
Amrita Pande

Youth: Autobiographical Writings
Wolfgang Koeppen

The Republic of Užupis: A Novel
Haïlji

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Vital Conversations, Women in the Mosque, and More!

Vital Conversations, Dennis RosenOur weekly list of new titles now available:

Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients
Dennis Rosen

Women in the Mosque: A History of Legal Thought and Social Practice
Marion Holmes Katz

Creative Strategy: A Guide for Innovation (Now available in paper)
William Duggan

The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity’s Moral Predicament (Now available in paper)
Wael B. Hallaq

The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion
James Clarke

Scenes from the Enlightenment: A Novel of Manners
Namcheon Kim

Pavane for a Dead Princess: A Novel
Min-gyu Park

Another Man’s City: A Novel
In-ho Choi

Dealing with Evils: Essays on Writing from Africa, Second, Revised and Expanded Edition
Annie Gagiano

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Flying Dinosaurs, The Kojiki, Race Unmasked, and More New Books!

Flying Dinosaurs, by John PickrellOur weekly list of new books now available:

Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds
John Pickrell

The Kojiki: An Account of Ancient Matters
Ō no Yasumaro

Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century
Michael Yudell. Foreword by J. Craig Venter

The Body Incantatory: Spells and the Ritual Imagination in Medieval Chinese Buddhism
Paul Copp

Child Welfare for the Twenty-first Century: A Handbook of Practices, Policies, and Programs, Second Edition
Gerald P. Mallon and Peg McCartt Hess

(more…)

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Death Watch, In Stereotype, the Wrath of Capital, and More New Books

Deathwatch, C. Scott CombsOur weekly list of new books now available:

Deathwatch: American Film, Technology, and the End of Life
C. Scott Combs

In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary
Mrinalini Chakravorty

The Wrath of Capital: Neoliberalism and Climate Change Politics (Now available in paper)
Adrian Parr

Film Theory: Creating a Cinematic Grammar
Felicity Colman

Alexander Solzhenitsyn: Cold War Icon, Gulag Author, Russian Nationalist?: A Study of His Western Reception
Elisa Kriza

Critical Reflections on Audience and Narrativity: New Connections, New Perspectives
Edited by Valentina Marinescu, Silvia Branea, and Bianca Mitu

Lobbying Uncovered?: Lobbying Registration in the European Union and the United States
Lisa Moessing

(more…)

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Intimate Strangers, Alienation, Arab Uprisings, and More New Books!

Our weekly list of new titles now available:

Intimate Strangers, Andreea Deciu RitivoiIntimate Strangers: Arendt, Marcuse, Solzhenitsyn, and Said in American Political Discourse
Andreea Deciu Ritivoi

Alienation
Rahel Jaeggi

The Arab Uprisings Explained: New Contentious Politics in the Middle East
Edited by Marc Lynch

Self-Consciousness and the Critique of the Subject: Hegel, Heidegger, and the Poststructuralists
Simon Lumsden

New Strategies for Social Innovation: Market-Based Approaches for Assisting the Poor
Steven G. Anderson

Living Karma: The Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu
Beverley Foulks McGuire

The Columbia Sourcebook of Literary Taiwan
Edited by Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang, Michelle Yeh, and Ming-ju Fan

Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010: Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia
Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb

Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity (Now available in paper)
B. Alan Wallace

The Author and Me
Eric Chevillard

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Kant, Academic Style, Male Sex Work, and More New Books

Our weekly list of new titles:

Kant and the Meaning of Religion, Terry GodloveKant and the Meaning of Religion
Terry Godlove

The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities
Eric Hayot

Aristotle’s Ladder, Darwin’s Tree: The Evolution of Visual Metaphors for Biological Order
J. David Archibald

Race in a Bottle: The Story of BiDil and Racialized Medicine in a Post-Genomic Age (Now available in paper)
Jonathan Kahn

Until the Fires Stopped Burning: 9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses (Now available in paper)
Charles B. Strozier

Male Sex Work and Society
Edited by Victor Minichiello and John Scott

(more…)

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Lectures by Koolhaas; Pictures by Bourdieu; and Poems by Salmun!

Preservation is Overtaking Us, Rem KoolhaasOur weekly listing of new titles now available:

Preservation is Overtaking Us
Rem Koolhaas; with a supplement by Jorge Otero-Pailos

The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love’s Prophet (Now available in paper)
Lawrence J. Friedman

Picturing Algeria (Now available in paper)
Pierre Bourdieu; Foreword by Craig Calhoun

The Right to Justification: Elements of a Constructivist Theory of Justice (Now available in paper)
Rainer Forst; Translated by Jeffrey Flynn

Modernism at the Barricades: Aesthetics, Politics, Utopia (Now available in paper)
Stephen Eric Bronner

Soy Realidad: Poems
Tomaž Šalamun

Metropolisarchitecture
Ludwig Hilberseimer

Ink, or “V is for Vermilion as described by Vitruvius”: An A to Z of Ink in Architecture
Michelle Fornabai

The Expendable Reader: Articles on Art, Architecture, Design, and Media (1951-79)
John McHale

In Extremis: Landscape Into Architecture
Erieta Attali

Wine in Old and New Bottles: Critical Paradigms for Joseph Conrad
Edited by Wiesław Krajka

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Interspecies Ethics, Esoteric Buddhist Rituals, and New Fiction from Dalkey Archive!

Interspecies Ethics

Our weekly list of new titles now available:

Interspecies Ethics
Cynthia Willett

Spells, Images, and Mandalas: Tracing the Evolution of Esoteric Buddhist Rituals
Koichi Shinohara

Metamorphosis
Nicholas Mosley

The Tree with No Name
Drago Jančar. Translated by Michael Biggins

Ballerina, Ballerina: A Novel
Marko Sosič. Translated by Maja Visenjak Limon

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Roberto Bolano and A Daughter’s Memoir of Burma

Roberto Bolano's FictionOur weekly list of new titles now available:

Roberto Bolaño’s Fiction: An Expanding Universe
Chris Andrews

A Daughter’s Memoir of Burma
Wendy Law-Yone

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

New Book Tuesday: A New Book from Amartya Sen, New Fiction from Dalkey Archive, and More!

The Arrow Impossibility Theorem, Amartya SenOur weekly list of new titles:

The Arrow Impossibility Theorem
Eric Maskin and Amartya Sen

The Sarashina Diary: A Woman’s Life in Eleventh-Century Japan
Sugawara no Takasue no Musume

Law of Desire: Stories
Andrej Blatnik

Writers
Antoine Volodine

Another View: Tracing the Foreign in Literary Translation
Eduard Stoklosinski

From Microfinance to Business Planning: Escaping Poverty Traps
Roberto Moro Visconti

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Mormons, William Gass, and More New Books!

The Columbia Sourcebook of Mormons in the United StatesThe following titles are now available:

The Columbia Sourcebook of Mormons in the United States
Edited by Terryl L. Givens and Reid L. Neilson

Radical History and the Politics of Art
Gabriel Rockhill

River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America’s Rivers (Now available in paper)
Daniel McCool

Tests of Time: Essays
William H. Gass

The World within the Word: Essays
William H. Gass

War and Literature: Looking Back on 20th Century Armed Conflicts
Edited by Tom Burns, Volker Jaeckel, Elcio Cornelsen, and Luiz Gustavo Vieira

The Quest for an Ideal Youth in Putin’s Russia II: The Search for Distinctive Conformism in the Political Communication of Nashi, 2005-2009
Jussi Lassila

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: The Wrong Carlos, Bubbles, Value, and More!

The Wrong CarlosThe following books are now available:

The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution
James S. Liebman and the Columbia DeLuna Project

Speculation, Trading, and Bubbles
José A. Scheinkman

The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy
Nick Gogerty

The Pariah Problem: Caste, Religion, and the Social in Modern India
Rupa Viswanath

Ibn Sina’s Remarks and Admonitions: Physics and Metaphysics: An Analysis and Annotated Translation
Shams C. Inati

Advertising and Design: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on a Cultural Field
Edited by Beate Flath and Eva Klein

Restless Subjects in Rigid Systems: Risk and Speculation in Millennial Fictions of the North-American Pacific Rim
Susanne Wegener

(more…)

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: The Collapse of Western Civilization, Shadow Medicine, Ernst Lubitsch, and More!

Our weekly list of new titles:

Decline of Western Civilization The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future
Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

Shadow Medicine: The Placebo in Conventional and Alternative Therapies
John S. Haller Jr.

Foundations of the Earth: Global Ecological Change and the Book of Job
H. H. Shugart

The Resurrected Skeleton: From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun
Wilt L. Idema

Lubitsch Can’t Wait: A Collection of Ten Philosophical Discussions on Ernst Lubitsch’s Film Comedy
Edited by Ivana Novak, Mladen Dolar, and Jela Krečič

Hou Hsiao-hsien
Edited by Richard I. Suchenski

Fünfzig Jahre Österreichisches Filmmuseum [German-language Edition]: 1964-2014
Edited by Alexander Horwath. Preface by Martin Scorsese

The Assault on Social Policy, Second Edition
William Roth and Susan J. Peters