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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

New Book Tuesday (Wednesday Edition!): Horses, Orson Welles, Just Life, and More New Books!

Horses Horses in the End the Light Remains Pure

We fell a bit behind, so a day late, here is our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure: A Tale That Begins with Fukushima
Hideo Furukawa; Translated by Doug Slaymaker with Akiko Takenaka

Just Life: Bioethics and the Future of Sexual Difference
Mary C. Rawlinson

Signs and Wonders: Theology After Modernity
Ellen T. Armour

The Miracles of the Kasuga Deity
Royall Tyler

At the End of the Street in the Shadow: Orson Welles and the City
Matthew Asprey Gear
(Wallflower Press)

The Cinema of Robert Altman: Hollywood Maverick
Robert Niemi
(Wallflower Press)

Lesbian Decadence: Representations in Art and Literature of Fin-de-Siècle France
Nicole G. Albert. Translated by Nancy Erber and William A. Peniston
(Harrington Park Press, LLC)

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

New Book Tuesday! A History of Virility, Climate Change, and More New Titles!

A History of Virility

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

A History of Virility
Alain Corbin, Jean-Jacques Courtine, Georges Vigarello, editors. Translated by Keith Cohen

Facing Climate Change: An Integrated Path to the Future
Jeffrey T. Kiehl

Me Medicine vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good (Now available in paper)
Donna Dickenson

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

New Book Tuesday! Sexual Politics, International Poets in Hong Kong, and More

Sexual Politics, Kate Millett

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Sexual Politics
Kate Millett; Foreword by Catharine A. MacKinnon; Afterword by Rebecca Mead

The Autonomy of Pleasure: Libertines, License, and Sexual Revolution
James A. Steintrager

Poetry and Conflict: International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong 2015 [box set of 21 chapbooks]
Edited by Bei Dao, et al.
(The Chinese University Press/International Poets in Hong Kong)

Poetry and Conflict: International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong 2015
Edited by Bei Dao, et al.
(The Chinese University Press/International Poets in Hong Kong)

Hungry Ghost
Anne Waldman
(The Chinese University Press/International Poets in Hong Kong)

Song of the Shattering Vessels
Peter Cole
The Chinese University Press

The Tin Wash Dish
Les Murray
(The Chinese University Press/International Poets in Hong Kong)

A Poem for a Book
Yoko Tawada
(The Chinese University Press/International Poets in Hong Kong)

The Classic Chinese Novel: A Critical Introduction
C. T. Hsia
(The Chinese University Press)

The Gate of Darkness: Studies on the Leftist Literary Movement
Tsi-an Hsia
The Chinese University Press

Because The Sky Was Real
Étienne Lalonde
(The Chinese University Press)

Between the Trees and the Non-Trees
Agi Mishol
(The Chinese University Press)

The Burden of Being Bama
ko ko thett
(The Chinese University Press)

(more…)

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Why America Misunderstands the World, Jewish Graphic Narratives, and More!

Why America Misunderstands the World, Paul Pillar

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception
Paul R. Pillar

“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs
Tahneer Oksman

Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court
Audrey Truschke

The Ethical Economy: Rebuilding Value After the Crisis (Now available in paper)
Adam Arvidsson and Nicolai Peitersen

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: The Misinformation Age, The End of Progress, and More New Books

A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind
David J. Helfand

The End of Progress: Decolonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory
Amy Allen

Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights
Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf

Impersonal Enunciation, or the Place of Film
Christian Metz; Translated with an introduction by Cormac Deane; Afterword by Dana Polan

Race and Secularism in America
Edited by Jonathon S. Kahn and Vincent W. Lloyd

Coming to Our Senses: Affect and an Order of Things for Global Culture
Dierdra Reber

The Immigrant Other: Lived Experiences in a Transnational World
Edited by Rich Furman, Greg Lamphear, and Douglas Epps

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

New Book Tuesday! Shirley Hazzard, The Immigrant Other, Transracial Adoption, and More!

We Need Silence to Find out What We Think

The following books are now available:

We Need Silence to Find Out What We Think: Selected Essays
Shirley Hazzard; Edited with an Introduction by Brigitta Olubas

Transracial and Intercountry Adoptions: Cultural Guidance for Professionals
Edited by Rowena Fong and Ruth McRoy

The Immigrant Other: Lived Experiences in a Transnational World
Edited by Rich Furman, Greg Lamphear, and Douglas Epps

Across the Lines of Conflict: Facilitating Cooperation to Build Peace
Edited by Michael Lund and Steve McDonald
(Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Columbia University Press)

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

New Book Tuesday! Law and Literature and Axel Honneth!

Practice Extended

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Practice Extended: Beyond Law and Literature
Robert A. Ferguson

Freedom’s Right: The Social Foundations of Democratic Life (now available in paper)
Axel Honneth

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

New Book Tuesday! Chaos Imagined, Sex Trafficking, Calypso Jews, and More!

Chaos Imagined

Our weekly listing of titles now available:

Chaos Imagined: Literature, Art, Science
Martin Meisel

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Beyond Victims and Villains
Alexandra Lutnick

Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination
Sarah Phillips Casteel

Freedom’s Right: The Social Foundations of Democratic Life (Now available in paper)
Axel Honneth

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: The Wheel, Roots of Russia’s War in Ukraine, Reimagining the Sacred, and More!

The Wheel

The following is a list of titles now available:

The Wheel: Inventions and Reinventions
Richard W. Bulliet

Roots of Russia’s War in Ukraine
Elizabeth A. Wood, William E. Pomeranz, E. Wayne Merry, and Maxim Trudolyubov
(Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Columbia University Press)

Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley, Jean-Luc Marion, John Caputo, David Tracey, Jens Zimmermann, and Merold Westphal
Edited by Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Beyond Victims and Villains
Alexandra Lutnick

Holocaust Cinema in the Twenty-First Century: Images, Memory, and the Ethics of Representation
Edited by Gerd Bayer and Oleksandr Kobrynskyy
(Wallflower Press)

Dead of Night
Jez Conolly and David Owain Bates
(Auteur)

Suspiria
Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
(Auteur)

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Chinese Law, Japanese Puppets, and More!

Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes

The following is a list of titles now available:

Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes: Sovereignty, Justice, and Transcultural Politics
Li Chen

Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees: A Masterpiece of the Eighteenth-Century Japanese Puppet Theater
Edited and translated by Stanleigh H. Jones, Jr

Religion, Secularism, and Constitutional Democracy
Edited by Jean L. Cohen and Cécile Laborde

The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s (Now available in paper)
Mary Helen Washington

The Aesthetics of Uncertainty (Now available in paper)
Janet Wolff

Abenteuer Alltag: Zur Archäologie des Amateurfilms
Edited by Siegfried Mattl, Carina Lesky, Vrääth Öhner, and Ingo Zechner
(Austrian Film Museum)

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

New Book Tuesday! New Literature from East Slope Publishing

The Crowd; Rongjun Yu

Books now currently available:

The Crowd
Rongjun Yu; Translated by Gigi Chang
(East Slope Publishing)

Datong: The Chinese Utopia
Evans Chan; Translated by Jane Lai
(East Slope Publishing)

Tort Law in Hong Kong: An Introductory Guide
Stephen D. Mau
(Hong Kong University Press)

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Chomsky, Psychedelics and Religious Experiences, The Best American Magazine Writing, and More!

What Kind of Creatures Are We?

What Kind of Creatures Are We?
Noam Chomsky

Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences
William A. Richards

The Best American Magazine Writing 2015
Edited by Sid Holt for the American Society of Magazine Editors. Introduction by Evan Ratliff, editor of The Atavist

With Dogs at the Edge of Life
Colin Dayan

Adult Sibling Relationships
Geoffrey L. Greif and Michael E. Woolley

Deathpower: Buddhism’s Ritual Imagination in Cambodia
Erik W. Davis

Governing Access to Essential Resources
Edited by Katharina Pistor and Olivier De Schutter

Luxuriant Gems of the Spring and Autumn
Attributed to Dong Zhongshu. Edited and Translated by Sarah A. Queen and John S. Major

Mormonism and American Politics
Edited by Randall Balmer and Jana Riess

The Silent Qur’an and the Speaking Qur’an: Scriptural Sources of Islam Between History and Fervor
Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi. Translated by Eric Ormsby

Archival Resources of Republican China in North America
Chengzhi Wang and Su Chen (more…)

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Business Journalism, Short Selling, Hedonism, and More!

The Best Business Writing 2015

The Best Business Writing 2015
Edited by Dean Starkman, Martha M. Hamilton, and Ryan Chittum

Short Selling: Finding Uncommon Short Ideas
Amit Kumar

A Hedonist Manifesto: The Power to Exist
Michel Onfray. Translated by Joseph McClellan

Spreading Buddha’s Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon
Edited by Jiang Wu and Lucille Chia

From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East
Sean L. Yom

The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life
Thomas S. Davis

The Death Penalty in China: Policy, Practice, and Reform
Edited by Bin Liang and Hong Lu. Foreword by Roger Hood

Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste (Now available in paper)
Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk; Translation and adaptation to English by Mariela Johansen

Holocaust Cinema in the Twenty-First Century: Images, Memory, and the Ethics of Representation
Edited by Gerd Bayer and Oleksandr Kobrynskyy
(Wallflower Press)

Cultural Heritage: Management, Identity and Potential
Edited by Lukasz Gawel and Ewa Kocój
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Ethics in Economic Thought: Selected Issues and Various Perspectives
Joanna Dzionek-Kozlow and Rafal Matera
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Between Men at 30, After the American Century, Beastly Morality, and More!

Between Men, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Foreword by Wayne Koestenbaum

After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East
Brian T. Edwards

Beastly Morality: Animals as Ethical Agents
Edited by Jonathan K. Crane

Reading The Tale of Genji: Sources from the First Millennium
Edited by Thomas Harper and Haruo Shirane

The Cinema of Sean Penn: In and Out of Place
Deane Williams
(Wallflower Press)

Antichrist
Amy Simmons
(Auteur)

Cultural Heritage: Management, Identity and Potential
Edited by Lukasz Gawel and Ewa Kocój
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Ethics in Economic Thought: Selected Issues and Various Perspectives
Joanna Dzionek-Kozlow and Rafal Matera
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Renaissance and Humanism from the Central-East European Point of View: Methodological Approaches
Edited by Grazyna Urban-Godziek
(Jagiellonian University Press)

A Romantic Polish-Jew: Rabbi Ozjasz Thon from Various Perspectives
Edited by Michal Galas and Shoshana Ronen
(Jagiellonian University Press)

To Live and Work in a Social Welfare Home: Sociological Study of Interactions Between Personnel and Mentally Disabled Wards
Jakub Niedbalski
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Ways To Translation
Edited by Lukasz Bogucki, Stanislaw Gozdz-Roszkowski, and Piotr Stalmaszczyk
(Jagiellonian University Press)

The Treatment of Turkic Etymologies in English Lexicography: Lexemes Pertaining to Material Culture
Mateusz Urban
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Teaching English Through Integrated Education in Lower Primary School: Linguistic Behaviour and Executive Control
Anna Parr-Modrzejewska
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Collaborative Governance of Forestry
Edited by Motomu Tanaka and Makoto Inoue
(University of Tokyo Press)

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: The Foundations of U.S. Policy in the Middle East, Taiwanese Fiction, and More!

Dying to Forget

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Dying to Forget: Oil, Power, Palestine, and the Foundations of U.S. Policy in the Middle East
Irene L. Gendzier

The Lost Garden: A Novel
Li Ang. Translated by Sylvia Li-chun Lin with Howard Goldblatt

The Dissolution of Buildings
Angelo Bucci. With an essay by Kenneth Frampton
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

The Cinema of Sean Penn: In and Out of Place
Deane Williams
(Wallflower Press)

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Political Freud, The Making of Salafism, and More!

Political Freud

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Political Freud: A History
Eli Zaretsky

The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century
Henri Lauzière

The Avery Review: Chicago
The Avery Review
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

Seven Czech Women: Portraits of Courage, Humanism, and Enlightenment
Josette Baer
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Con Men, Love and Forgiveness, and More New Books!

The Con Men

Our weekly listing of new titles:

The Con Men: Hustling in New York City
Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton

Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World
Edited by Hent de Vries and Nils F. Schott

Relativism and Religion: Why Democratic Societies Do Not Need Moral Absolutes
Carlo Invernizzi Accetti

Pragmatism as Transition: Historicity and Hope in James, Dewey, and Rorty (Now available in paper)
Colin Koopman

Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro (Now available in paper)
Sarah H. Jacoby

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Transracial Adoption, Sport in India, and More New Books!

In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption
Rhonda M. Roorda

Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India
Ronojoy Sen

Terror, Religion, and Liberal Thought (Now available in paper)
Richard B. Miller

Migrant Friendships in a Super-Diverse City: Russian-Speakers and their Social Relationships in London in the 21st Century
Darya Malyutina. Foreword by Claire Dwyer
(ibidem Press)

Variations of Suburbanism: Approaching a Global Phenomenon
Edited by Barbara Schönig
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

New Book Tuesday! The China Boom, Marx After Marx, and More New Titles!

The China Boom

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World
Ho-fung Hung

Marx After Marx: History and Time in the Expansion of Capitalism
Harry Harootunian

The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman’s Life
Ann Burack-Weiss

A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique
Anita Chari

Sewing Women: Immigrants and the New York City Garment Industry (Now available in paper)
Margaret Chin

For His Eyes Only: The Women of James Bond
Edited by Lisa Funnell
(Wallflower Press)

The Road Movie: In Search of Meaning
Neil Archer
(Wallflower Press)

Realism as Protest: Kluge, Schlingensief, Haneke
Tara Forrest
(Transcript-Verlag)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

New Book Tuesday! Wall Streeters, Green Capitalism, Beyond Biofatalism, Sebald & More!

Wall Streeters

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance
Edward Morris

Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth
Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet. Translated by Michael Westlake

Beyond Biofatalism: Human Nature for an Evolving World
Gillian Barker

Sebald’s Vision
Carol Jacobs

Gleisdreieck: Parklife Berlin
Edited by Andra Lichtenstein and Flavia Alice Mameli
Transcript-Verlag

Imagineering Cultural Vienna: On the Semiotic Regulation of Vienna’s Culture-led Urban Transformation
Johannes Suitner
Transcript-Verlag

Video Theory: Online Video Aesthetics or the Afterlife of Video
Andreas Treske
Transcript-Verlag

Partisans in Yugoslavia: Literature, Film, and Visual Culture
Edited by Miranda Jakisa
(Transcript-Verlag)

European Visions: Small Cinemas in Transition
Edited by Janelle Blankenship and Tobias Nagl
(Transcript-Verlag)

Germany 1916-23: A Revolution in Context
Edited by Klaus Weinhauer, Anthony McElligott, and Kirsten Heinsohn
Transcript-Verlag

The Transcription of Identities: A Study of V. S. Naipaul’s Postcolonial Writings
Min Zhou
Transcript-Verlag

After the Storm: The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina
Edited by Simon Dickel and Evangelia Kindinger
(Transcript-Verlag)

Zeitschrift für interkulturelle Germanistik (Journal of Intercultural German Studies)
Vol. 6, 2015, Issue 1
Edited by Dieter Heimböckel, Ernest W.B. Hess-Lüttich, Georg Mein, and Heinz Sieburg
Transcript-Verlag