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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

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

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


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


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

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


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