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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

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


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

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

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

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


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

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

New Book Tuesday: The Enigmas of Health and Disease, Drinking History, and More!

The Enigmas of Health and DiseaseOur weekly listing of new titles now available:

Enigmas of Health and Disease: How Epidemiology Helps Unravel Scientific Mysteries
Alfredo Morabia

Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages (Now available in paper)
Andrew F. Smith

The Struggle for Form: Perspectives on Polish Avant-Garde Film 1916–1989
Edited by Kamila Kuc and Michael O’Pray

The Dance of a Sham
Paul Emond

The Happy Hsiungs: Performing China and the Struggle for Modernity
Diana Yeh

Snow and Shadow
Dorothy Tse

The Lone Flag: Memoir of the British Consul in Macao During World War II
John Pownall Reeves


Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Reading Style, Looks Good on Paper, and More New Books!

Jenny Davidson, Reading StyleOur weekly list of new titles now available:

Reading Style: A Life in Sentences
Jenny Davidson

Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance
Leslie S. Pratch

Russia and the EU in a Multipolar World: Discourses, Identities, Norms
Andrey Makarychev

History as Therapy: Alternative History and Nationalist Imaginings in Russia
Konstantin Sheiko and Stephen Brown

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Jerusalem Unbound, Black Power and Social, and More New Books

Our weekly list of new titles now available:

Jerusalem Unbound, Michael DumperJerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City
Michael Dumper

The Black Power Movement and American Social Work
Joyce M. Bell

A Farewell to Truth (Now available in paper)
Gianni Vattimo; Translated by William McCuaig

The China Threat: Memories, Myths, and Realities in the 1950s (Now available in paper)
Nancy Bernkopf Tucker

Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism: History, Semiology, and Transgression in the Indian Traditions (Now available in paper)
Christian K. Wedemeyer

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Columbia Engineering, Eco in Paper, and More New Books

A Lever Long EnoughOur weekly listing of new titles:

A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864
Robert McCaughey

Narrating Social Work Through Autoethnography
Edited by Stanley L Witkin

Understanding Environmental Policy, Second Edition
Steven Cohen

Serendipities: Language and Lunacy
Umberto Eco

Religion in America: A Political History (Now available in paper)
Denis Lacorne; foreword by Tony Judt

American Showman: Samuel “Roxy” Rothafel and the Birth of the Entertainment Industry, 1908-1935 (Now available in paper)
Ross Melnick

When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynasty: The Samding Dorje Phagmo of Tibet (Now available in paper)
Hildegard Diemberger

Edouard Levé; translated by Jan Steyn

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Umami, the Brain, $, Wine, Atheists, and More New Books!

The Custom-Made BrainOur weekly list of titles now available:

Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste
Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk

The World’s First Stock Exchange
Lodewijk Petram

The Custom-Made Brain: Cerebral Plasticity, Regeneration, and Enhancement
Jean-Didier Vincent and Pierre-Marie Lledo

The Winemaker’s Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir
Natalie Berkowitz

Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction
Thom van Dooren

Capital of Capital: Money, Banking, and Power in New York City, 1784-2012
Steven H. Jaffe and Jessica Lautin

Atheists in America
Edited by Melanie E. Brewster

Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Environment and Affect
Heather Houser

Writing Resistance: The Rhetorical Imagination of Hindi Dalit Literature
Laura R. Brueck

The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper (Now available in paper)

Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia (Now available in paper)
Siddharth Kara

The Review of Contemporary Fiction: New Korean Fiction
Edited by John O’Brien


Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Creating a Learning Society by Joseph Stiglitz and Bruce Greenwald and More New Titles!

New books now available:

Creating a Learning Society, Joseph StiglitzCreating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress
Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

Our Broad Present: Time and Contemporary Culture
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

The Inner Life of the Dying Person
Allan Kellehear

Hisaki Matsuuri

Aged Young Adults: Age Readings of Contemporary American Novels and Films
Anita Wohlmann

Beware of the Other Side(s): Multiple Personality Disorder and Dissociative Identity Disorder in American Fiction
Heike Schwarz

Rubble, Ruins, and Romanticism: Visual Style, Narration and Identity in German Post-War Cinema
Martina Moeller


Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

New Book Tuesday: The Power of Tolerance, The Cinema of Agnes Varda and More New Books!

The following books are now available:

The Power of ToleranceThe Power of Tolerance: A Debate
Wendy Brown and Rainer Forst

Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing (Now available in paper)
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism
Delphine Benezet

Alternative Economies and Spaces: New Perspectives for a Sustainable Economy
Edited by Hans-Martin Zademach and Sebastian Hillebrand

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Imaginal Politics, Klump, and More New Titles

The following books are now available:

Imaginal PoliticsImaginal Politics: Images Beyond Imagination and the Imaginary
Chiara Bottici

A Man: Klaus Klump
Gonçalo M. Tavares

East Sails West: The Voyage of the Keying, 1846–1855
Stephen Davies

Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak’s Christmas Day Dash, 1941
Tim Luard

Reforming Law Reform: Perspectives from Hong Kong and Beyond
Edited by Michael Tilbury, Simon N. M. Young, and Ludwig Ng

Doublespeak: The Rhetoric of the Far Right Since 1945
Edited by Matthew Feldman and Paul Jackson

The Treblinka Death Camp: History, Biographies, Remembrance
Chris Webb and Michal Chocholatý

The Moscow Bombings of September 1999, Second Edition: Examinations of Russian Terrorist Attacks at the Onset of Vladimir Putin’s Rule
John B. Dunlop

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Badiou on Lacan, History, Mad Moms, and More!

The following books are now available:

Jacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue, Alain Badiou, Elisabeth RoudinescoJacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue
Alain Badiou and Élisabeth Roudinesco

History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis
Paul A. Cohen

Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation
Eelco Runia

Mad Mothers, Bad Mothers, and What a “Good” Mother Would Do: The Ethics of Ambivalence
Sarah LaChance Adams

Religion and Ecology: Developing a Planetary Ethic
Whitney A. Bauman

Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations, 3rd Edition
Edited by Alex Gitterman

Troubled Apologies Among Japan, Korea, and the United States (Now available in paper)
Alexis Dudden

Literature and Film in Cold War South Korea: Freedom’s Frontier (Now available in paper)
Theodore Hughes

The Millennial Sovereign: Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam (Now available in paper)
A. Azfar Moin

Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind (Now available in paper)
Dan Arnold

International Politics and Film: Space, Vision, Power
Sean Carter and Klaus Dodds

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Badiou, Honneth, Blood, Beyond News, and more New Books!

New books now available:

Ahmed the Philosopher, Alain BadiouAhmed the Philosopher: Thirty-Four Short Plays for Children and Everyone Else
Alain Badiou

Blood: A Critique of Christianity
Gil Anidjar

Freedom’s Right: The Social Foundations of Democratic Life
Axel Honneth

Beyond News: The Future of Journalism
Mitchell Stephens

The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Drama
Edited by J. Thomas Rimer, Mitsuya Mori, and M. Cody Poulton

Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare
Marian S. Harris

Time and the Other: How Anthropology Makes Its Object, Revised Edition
Johannes Fabian

The Heist Film: Stealing with Style
Daryl Lee

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Lady in the Dark, Crowded Orbits, A Semite, and More New Books!

The following books are now available:

Lady in the Dark, Robert SittonLady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film
Robert Sitton

Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space
James Clay Moltz

A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria
Denis Guénoun. Foreword by Judith Butler

Unearthing the Changes: Recently Discovered Manuscripts of the Yi Jing (I Ching) and Related Texts
Edward L. Shaughnessy

Christ Without Adam: Subjectivity and Sexual Difference in the Philosophers’ Paul
Benjamin H. Dunning

Never Forget National Humiliation: Historical Memory in Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations (Now available in paper)
Zheng Wang

Patrick Boltshauser; Translated by Peter O. Arnds

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Restaurants, the Blacklist, the Dirty Art of Poetry, and More New Books!

The following books are now available:

Fashioning Appetite, Joanne FinkelsteinFashioning Appetite: Restaurants and the Making of Modern Identity
Joanne Finkelstein

The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s
Mary Helen Washington

Guilty Knowledge, Guilty Pleasure: The Dirty Art of Poetry
William Logan

Sources of Indian Traditions: Modern India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, Volume 2
Edited by Rachel Fell McDermott, Leonard A. Gordon, Ainslie T. Embree, Frances W. Pritchett, and Dennis Dalton

Indie 2.0: Change and Continuity in Contemporary American Indie Film
Geoff King

Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals (Now available in paper)
Stanley Aronowitz

Globalized Arts: The Entertainment Economy and Cultural Identity (Now available in paper)
J. P. Singh

Balthus: A Biography
Nicholas Fox Weber

Mirror Gazing
Warren Motte

The Maya Pill
German Sadulaev