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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: History and Popular Memory and Race and Real Estate

History and Popular Memory

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

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

Now available in paperback:
Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920
Kevin McGruder

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

New Book Tuesday: A Milestone of Chinese Experimental Literature, Weird Dinosaurs, an Ethnography of the 7 Train, and More!

Remains of Life

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Remains of Life: A Novel
Wu He. Translated by Michael Berry.

Weird Dinosaurs: The Strange New Fossils Challenging Everything We Thought We Knew
John Pickrell. Foreword by Philip Currie.

International Express: New Yorkers on the 7 Train
Stéphane Tonnelat and William Kornblum

Sociophobia: Political Change in the Digital Utopia
César Rendueles. Foreword by Roberto Simanowski. Translated by Heather Cleary.

Environmental Success Stories: Solving Major Ecological Problems and Confronting Climate Change
Frank M. Dunnivant. Afterword by Kari Norgaard.

Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage
Manlio Graziano

Theory for the Working Sociologist
Fabio Rojas (more…)

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: A New Novella from Yi Mun-yol, Critical Theory in Critical Times, and More!

Meeting with My Brother

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Meeting with My Brother: A Novella
Yi Mun-yol. Translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl with Yoosup Chang.

Critical Theory in Critical Times: Transforming the Global Political and Economic Order
Edited by Penelope Deutscher and Cristina Lafont

Foucault’s Futures: A Critique of Reproductive Reason
Penelope Deutscher

Militarizing the Nation: The Army, Business, and Revolution in Egypt
Zeinab Abul-Magd

Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria
Will Hanley

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

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Badiou and Cassin on Lacan, Islam as an American Religion, and More!

There's No Such Thing as a Sexual Relationship

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

There’s No Such Thing as a Sexual Relationship: Two Lessons on Lacan
Alain Badiou and Barbara Cassin. Translated by Susan Spitzer and Kenneth Reinhard. Introduction by Kenneth Reinhard.

Islam: An American Religion
Nadia Marzouki. Foreword by Olivier Roy.

Posthumous Life: Theorizing Beyond the Posthuman
Edited by Jami Weinstein and Claire Colebrook

Ghalib: Selected Poems and Letters
Ghalib. Translated by Frances W. Pritchett and Owen T. A. Cornwall.

Lust, Commerce, and Corruption: An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard, by an Edo Samurai, abridged edition
Edited and with an introduction by Mark Teeuwen and Kate Wildman Nakai. Translated by Mark Teeuwen, Kate Wildman Nakai, Fumiko Miyazaki, Anne Walthall, and John Breen.

The Levittowners: Ways of Life and Politics in a New Suburban Community
Herbert J. Gans. Foreword by Harvey Molotch.

Socialist Cosmopolitanism: The Chinese Literary Universe, 1945-1965
Nicolai Volland

Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship
Gian Maria Annovi

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: the Science and Ideology of Intelligence, Political Uses of Utopia, and More!

Genes, Brains, and Human Potential

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Genes, Brains, and Human Potential: The Science and Ideology of Intelligence
Ken Richardson

Political Uses of Utopia: New Marxist, Anarchist, and Radical Democratic Perspectives
Edited by S. D. Chrostowska and James D. Ingram

Taming the Wild Horse: An Annotated Translation and Study of the Daoist Horse Taming Pictures
Louis Komjathy

Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies
Edited by Alberto Minujin, Mónica González Contró, and Raul Mercer
(ibidem Press)

The Instrumentalisation of Mass Media in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes: Evidence from Russia’s Presidential Election Campaigns of 2000 and 2008
Nozima Akhrarkhodjaeva
(ibidem Press)

The Sarcophagus of Identity: Tribalism, Nationalism, and the Transcendence of the Self
James M. Skelly
(ibidem Press)

Latvia—a Work in Progress?: 100 Years of State- and Nation-Building
Edited by Matthew Kott and David J. Smith
(ibidem Press)

Informal Healthcare in Contemporary Russia: Sociographic Essays on the Post-Soviet Infrastructure for Alternative Healing Practices
Yulia Krasheninnikova. Foreword by Vasily Vlassov
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

New Book Tuesday: the Limits of Materialism, American Power in the Asia Pacific, and More!

The Incorporeal

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Incorporeal: Ontology, Ethics, and the Limits of Materialism
Elizabeth Grosz

By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783
Michael J. Green

Religion Within Reason
Steven M. Cahn

After Uniqueness: A History of Film and Video Art in Circulation
Erika Balsom

An Archaeology of the Political: Regimes of Power from the Seventeenth Century to the Present
Elías José Palti

Essays on the Essay Film
Edited by Nora M. Alter and Timothy Corrigan

Faithful to Secularism: The Religious Politics of Democracy in Ireland, Senegal, and the Philippines
David T. Buckley

I-Docs: The Evolving Practices of Interactive Documentary
Edited by Judith Aston, Sandra Gaudenzi, and Mandy Rose

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Journalism After Snowden, Art Nouveau and Film History, and More!

Journalism After Snowden

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Journalism After Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State
Edited by Emily Bell and Taylor Owen. With Smitha Khorana and Jennifer R. Henrichsen. Foreword by Lee C. Bollinger

Cinema by Design: Art Nouveau, Modernism, and Film History
Lucy Fischer

Now available in paperback:
The Trouble with Post-Blackness
Edited by Houston A. Baker and K. Merinda Simmons

Now available in paperback:
The Japan–South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States
Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder

Sweet and Lowdown: Woody Allen’s Cinema of Regret
Lloyd Michaels
(Wallflower Press)

Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons: A Romanian Jewish Girl’s Survival through the Holocaust in Transnistria and its Rippling Effect on the Second Generation
Avital E. M. Baruch
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The Ethics of Opting Out, The Japanese and the War, and More!

The Ethics of Opting Out

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Ethics of Opting Out: Queer Theory’s Defiant Subjects
Mari Ruti

The Japanese and the War: Expectation, Perception, and the Shaping of Memory
Michael Lucken. Translated by Karen Grimwade

Legacy Editions reissue:
Learning to Labor: How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class Jobs
Paul Willis. Foreword by Stanley Aronowitz (more…)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The Traveler’s Guide to Space, What Slaveholders Think, and More!

The Traveler's Guide to Space

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Traveler’s Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists
Neil F. Comins

What Slaveholders Think: How Contemporary Perpetrators Rationalize What They Do
Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Rational Investing: The Subtleties of Asset Management
Hugues Langlois and Jacques Lussier (more…)

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Mouthfeel, Human Embryo Research, Japan’s Security Renaissance, and More!


Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Mouthfeel: How Texture Makes Taste
Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk. Translated by Mariela Johansen

Japan’s Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century
Andrew L. Oros

Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics
J. Benjamin Hurlbut (more…)

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

New Book Wednesday: Jeffrey Sachs on Building the New American Economy, Michel Chion on Words on Screen, and More!

Building the New American Economy

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable
Jeffrey D. Sachs. Foreword by Bernie Sanders

Words on Screen
Michel Chion. Edited and translated by Claudia Gorbman

Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform
Gunnar Almgren (more…)

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Desegregating the Past, Spirituality and Hospice Social Work, and More!

Desegregating the Past

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Desegregating the Past: The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa
Robyn Autry

Spirituality and Hospice Social Work
Ann M. Callahan

Now available in paperback
Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy: The Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded Her Own Army
Phyllis Birnbaum

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

New Book Wednesday: 20 Years of Extraordinary Bodies, American Literature in the World, and More!

Extraordinary Bodies, 20th Anniversary Edition

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature, 20th Anniversary Edition
Rosemarie Garland Thomson

American Literature in the World: An Anthology from Anne Bradstreet to Octavia Butler
Edited by Wai Chee Dimock, with Jordan Brower, Edgar Garcia, Kyle Hutzler, and Nicholas Rinehart

Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture
Jesse Matz

Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics
J. Benjamin Hurlbut

World on the Move: Consumption Patterns in a More Equal Global Economy
Paolo Mauro and Tomas Hellebrandt. Assisted by Jan Zilinsky
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Weather and Climate, Stories in Business, Oil Prices, Tainted Witness, and More!

Making Sense of Weather and Climate

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Making Sense of Weather and Climate: The Science Behind the Forecasts
Mark Denny

Narrative and Numbers: The Value of Stories in Business
Aswath Damodaran

Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices
Robert McNally

Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives
Leigh Gilmore

Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins
Susan Fraiman

Unmaking Love: The Contemporary Novel and the Impossibility of Union
Ashley T. Shelden

Now available in paperback
Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time
François Hartog. Translated by Saskia Brown.

Now available in paperback
Okinawa and the U.S. Military: Identity Making in the Age of Globalization, with a new preface
Masamichi S. Inoue

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Strategies for Long-Term Business Growth, Lessons from the Boardroom, Left-Wing Melancholia, and More!

If You're in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!: Strategies for Long-Term Growth
Leonard Sherman

The Activist Director: Lessons from the Boardroom and the Future of the Corporation
Ira M. Millstein

Left-Wing Melancholia: Marxism, History, and Memory
Enzo Traverso

Exception Taken: How France Has Defied Hollywood’s New World Order
Jonathan Buchsbaum

Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps
Nadya Hajj (more…)

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: David Foster Wallace’s Balancing Books, Medicine in Early Modern Tibet, and More!

David Foster Wallace's Balancing Books

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

David Foster Wallace’s Balancing Books: Fictions of Value
Jeffrey Severs

Proposing Prosperity?: Marriage Education Policy and Inequality in America
Jennifer M. Randles

Now available in paperback
Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet
Janet Gyatso

The Cinema of Hal Hartley: Flirting with Formalism
Edited by Steven Rybin

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Marriage as a Fine Art, Endangered Economies, and More!

Marriage as a Fine Art

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Marriage as a Fine Art
Julia Kristeva and Philippe Sollers. Translated by Lorna Scott Fox.

Endangered Economies: How the Neglect of Nature Threatens Our Prosperity
Geoffrey Heal

New in paperback
Finding Ourselves at the Movies: Philosophy for a New Generation
Paul W. Kahn (more…)

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Russian Library and Chimeras of Form

Fourteen Little Red Huts and Other Plays

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Fourteen Little Red Huts and Other Plays
Andrei Platonov. Edited by Robert Chandler. Translated by Robert Chandler, Jesse Irwin, and Susan Larsen, with notes by Robert Chandler and Natalya Duzhina.
(Russian Library)

Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914–2016
Aarthi Vadde

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Russian Library, Love Letters from Golok, the Reagan Era, and More!

Between Dog and Wolf

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Between Dog and Wolf
Sasha Sokolov. Translated and annotated by Alexander Boguslawski.
(Russian Library)

Strolls with Pushkin
Andrei Sinyavsky. Translated by Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy and Slava I. Yastremski.
(Russian Library)

Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet
Holly Gayley

New in paperback
The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s
Doug Rossinow

New in paperback
Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel
Héctor Hoyos

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

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)

The Great Tradeoff: Confronting Moral Conflicts in the Era of Globalization
Steven R. Weisman
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Rich People Poor Countries: The Rise of Emerging-Market Tycoons and Their Mega Firms
Caroline Freund. Assisted by Sarah Oliver.
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Crafting a Global Field: Six Decades of the Comparative and International Education Society
Edited by Erwin H. Epstein
(Comparative Education Research Centre, Hong Kong University)

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: The Best American Magazine Writing 2016, The Bhagavata Purana, Columbia in Manhattanville, and More!

The Best American Magazine Writing 2016

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Best American Magazine Writing 2016
Edited by Sid Holt for the American Society of Magazine Editors. Introduction by Roger Hodge, national editor of The Intercept.

Little Magazine, World Form
Eric Bulson

The Bhagavata Purana: Selected Readings
Ravi M. Gupta and Kenneth R. Valpey

A New Vocabulary for Global Modernism
Edited by Eric Hayot and Rebecca L. Walkowitz

The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics
William Desmond

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

Columbia in Manhattanville
Edited by Caitlin Blanchfield
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)