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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

New Book Tuesday: The Philosophy of David Foster Wallace and More New Books

Freedom and the Self

Freedom and the Self: Essays on the Philosophy of David Foster Wallace
Edited by Steven M. Cahn and Maureen Eckert

Sovereignty: The Origin and Future of a Political and Legal Concept
Dieter Grimm

Sight Unseen: Gender and Race Through Blind Eyes
Ellyn Kaschak

Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids (Now available in paper)
Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero

Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity (Now available in paper)
August Turak

Behind the Station: A Novel
Arno Camenisch. Translated by Donal McLaughlin

Cool Istanbul: Urban Enclosures and Resistances
Edited by Derya Özkan

Resonant Alterities: Sound, Desire, and Anxiety in Non-Realist Fiction
Sylvia Mieszkowski

Art History and Fetishism Abroad: Global Shiftings in Media and Methods
Edited by Gabriele Genge and Angela Stercken

Sound Worlds of Japanese Gardens: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Spatial Thinking
Michael D. Fowler

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Junk DNA, Michael Jackson’s Harmattan, The End of Cinema, and More!

Junk DNA, Nessa Carey

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome
Nessa Carey

Harmattan: A Philosophical Fiction
Michael Jackson

The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age
André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion. Translated by Timothy Barnard

Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea
Sandra Fahy

Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation
Gabriel Weimann. Foreword by Bruce Hoffman

The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead
Tony Williams

Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties
Edited by Robert Peckham

Picturing Technology in China: From Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century
Peter J. Golas

Ukraine’s Euromaidan: Analyses of a Civil Revolution
Edited by David R. Marples and Frederick V. Mills

Memory is Our Home: Loss and Remembering: Three Generations in Poland and Russia 1917-1960s
Suzanna Eibuszyc

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: The Greening of Asia, Manchu Princess Turned Japanese Spy, and More New Books

The Greening of Asia

The following books are now available:

The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency
Mark L. Clifford

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

Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming
Kimerer L. LaMothe

Nietzsche Versus Paul
Abed Azzam

Behind the Station: A Novel
Arno Camenisch. Translated by Donal McLaughlin

Diglossia and the Linguistic Turn: Flann O’Brien’s Philosophy of Language
Flore Coulouma

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Intimate Rivals, The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China, and More New Books!

Intimate Rivals, Sheila SmithOur weekly listing of new titles:

Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China
Sheila A. Smith

The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China: A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation
Peter Schwieger

Studying Early and Silent Cinema
Keith Withall

U.S.-Latin American Relations
Karol Derwich

2012 U.S. Presidential Election: Challenges and Expectations
Edited by Pawel Laidler and Maciej Turek

Europe in the Time of Crisis
Stanislaw Konopacki

The Art of Literature, Art in Literature
Edited by Magdalena Bleinert, Izabela Curyllo-Klag, and Bozena Kucala

A Polyvalent Media Policy in the Enlarged European Union
Beata Klimkiewicz

Standard Turkic C-Type Reduplications
Kamil Stachowski

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

New Book Tuesday! Medieval Tastes, Grassroots Fascism, and More!

Medieval Tastes, Massimo MontanariOur weekly listing of new titles:

Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table
Massimo Montanari; Translated by Beth Archer Brombert

Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People
Yoshimi Yoshiaki; Translated by Ethan Mark

Past Habitual: Stories
Alf MacLochlainn

Translation and Global Asia: Relocating Cultural Production Network
Edited by Uganda Sze-pui Kwan and Lawrence Wang-chi Wong

The Metamorphosis of Tianxian pei: Local Opera Under the Revolution (1949-1956)
Wilt Lukas Idema

A Chinese Independent Designer’s History of Contemporary Art: Book Designs of He Hao, 2003-2013
He Hao

Hong Kong Taxation: Law and Practice, 2014-15 Edition
Ayesha Macpherson Lau and Garry Laird

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Coins that Changed the World, The Highway of Despair, and More!

Symbols of PowerOur weekly listing of new titles:

Symbols of Power: Ten Coins That Changed the World
Edited by Thomas Hockenhull

The Invention of Private Life: Literature and Ideas
Sudipta Kaviraj

The Highway of Despair: Critical Theory After Hegel
Robyn Marasco

Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939 (Now available in paper)
Thomas Doherty

Götz and Meyer
David Albahari. Translated by Ellen Elias-Bursac

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Genealogy of American Finance, After the Manifesto, and More

Genealogy of American FinanceGenealogy of American Finance
Robert E. Wright and Richard Sylla; Foreword by Charles M. Royce

Telling It Again and Again: Repetition in Literature and Film
Bruce F. Kawin

Addendum to a Photo Album
Vladislav Otroshenko. Translated by Lisa Hayden

After the Manifesto
Edited by Craig Buckley

Heat, Dust, and Taxes: A Story of Tax Schemes in Australia’s Outback
Lex Fullarton

Seven Slovak Women: Portraits of Courage, Humanism, and Enlightenment
Josette Baer. Foreword by Jan Foltín

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: A New Book from Jeffrey Sachs, Voices of the Arab Spring and More!

Jeffrey Sachs, The Age of Sustainable Development

Our weekly listing of new titles:

The Age of Sustainable Development
Jeffrey D. Sachs. Foreword by Ban Ki-moon

Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories from the Arab Revolutions
Asaad Al-Saleh

The Cinema of Ang Lee, Second Edition: The Other Side of the Screen
Whitney Crothers Dilley

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

New Book Tuesday! 2 Sexes, Niles Eldredge, Bollywood and More New Books!

There Are 2 Sexes

There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology
Antoinette Fouque; Translated by David Macey and Catherine Porter

Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond
Niles Eldredge

Losing Control?: Sovereignty in the Age of Globalization (Now available in paper)
Saskia Sassen

Bollywood’s India: A Public Fantasy
Priya Joshi

The Lumière Galaxy: Seven Key Words for the Cinema to Come
Francesco Casetti

Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time
François Hartog. Translated by Saskia Brown

Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett
Kirsten Shepherd-Barr

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Eric Walrond, The Reagan Era, Spirals, Cold War Modernists, and More New Books!

Eric Walrond, James DavisOur weekly listing of new titles now available:

Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean
James Davis

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

Spirals: The Whirled Image in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art
Nico Israel

Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural Diplomacy
Greg Barnhisel

Motion(less) Pictures: The Cinema of Stasis
Justin Remes

Nutritionism: The Science and Politics of Dietary Advice (Now available in paper)
Gyorgy Scrinis

The Origins of Business, Money, and Markets
Keith Roberts

Art on Trial: Art Therapy in Capital Murder Cases (Now available in paper)
David E. Gussak

The Cold Eye of Heaven
Christine Dwyer Hickey

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

New Book Tuesday! Faces of Power, Latin Hitchcock, Picasso Ceramics, and More New Books!

Faces of PowerOur weekly listing of new books now available:

Faces of Power: Constancy and Change in United States Foreign Policy from Truman to Obama
Seyom Brown

The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Southwest (Now available in paper)
Trudy Griffin-Pierce

Latin Hitchcock: How Almodóvar, Amenábar, De la Iglesia, Del Toro and Campanella Became Notorious
Dona Kercher

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Collaboration and Conflict in the Age of Diaspora
Edited by Sander L. Gilman

Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives
Edited by Monica Chiu

Picasso Ceramics: Objects from the Nina Miller Collection
Edited by Florian Knothe

The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai: Film Poetics and the Aesthetic of Disturbance
Gary Bettinson

Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 1970s
James Wicks

FILTH: Failed in London, Try Hong Kong
Jingan MacPherson Young

Red Chamber in the Concrete Forest
Wang Haoran

From Warhorses to Ploughshares: The Later Tang Reign of Emperor Mingzong
Richard L. Davis

The Golden Ghetto: The American Commercial Community at Canton and the Shaping of American China Policy, 1784-1844
Jacques M. Downs

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Post-Blackness, Plastic Reality, and More New Books!

The Trouble with Post-Blackness, Houston BakerOur weekly listing of new books now available:

The Trouble with Post-Blackness
Edited by Houston A. Baker and K. Merinda Simmons

Plastic Reality: Special Effects, Technology, and the Emergence of 1970s Blockbuster Aesthetics
Julie A. Turnock

The Columbia History of Post-World War II America (Now available in paper)
Edited by Mark C. Carnes

Reforming Democracies: Six Facts About Politics That Demand a New Agenda (Now available in paper)
Douglas A. Chalmers

Let the Meatball Rest: And Other Stories About Food and Culture (Now available in paper)
Massimo Montanari. Translated by Beth Archer Brombert

Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power (Now available in paper)
Inderjeet Parmar

The Adamantine Songs (Vajragiti)
Saraha; Introduction, Translation, and Tibetan Critical Edition by Lara Braitstein

Interpreting Networks: Hermeneutics, Actor-Network Theory, and New Media
David J. Krieger and Andréa Belliger

Postnaturalism: Frankenstein, Film, and the Anthropotechnical Interface
Shane Denson; Foreword by Mark B. N. Hansen

Memory Boxes: An Experimental Approach to Cultural Transfer in History, 1500-2000
Edited by Heta Aali, Anna-Leena Perämäki, and Cathleen Sarti

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: New Books in Film, Media, and Literary Studies

Internet Literature in ChinaOur weekly listing of new titles:

Internet Literature in China
Michel Hockx

Engaged Journalism: Connecting with Digitally Empowered News Audiences
Jake Batsell

Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel
Héctor Hoyos

Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry
Michael Glover Smith and Adam Selzer

Exercises in Criticism: The Theory and Practice of Literary Constraint
Louis Bury

Murray Leeder

Studying the British Crime Film
Paul Elliott

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? Nicholas Dirks’s Autobiography of an Archive, and More!

Our weekly listing of new titles now available: Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom

Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom?
Edited by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R. Cole

Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar’s Passage to India
Nicholas Dirks

The Lyrical in Epic Time: Modern Chinese Intellectuals and Artists Through the 1949 Crisis
David Der-wei Wang

Spiritual Assessment in Social Work and Mental Health Practice
David R. Hodge

Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry
Michael Glover Smith and Adam Selzer

Counterinsurgency in Crisis: Britain and the Challenges of Modern Warfare (Now available in paper)
David H. Ucko and Robert Egnell

Mission Revolution: The U.S. Military and Stability Operations (Now available in paper)
Jennifer Morrison Taw

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

New Book Tuesday: New Titles in Asian Studies and Fiction from Dalkey Archive Press

Memories of Mount QilaiOur weekly list of new titles now available:

Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet
Yang Mu; Translated by John Balcom and Yingtsih Balcom

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

Samuel Taylor’s Last Night
Joe Amato

The Brueghel Moon
Tamaz Chiladze; Translated by Maya Kiasashvili

Vano and Niko
Erlom Akhvlediani

Me, Margarita: Stories
Ana Kordzaia-Samadashvili; Translated by Victoria Field and Natalie Bukia-Peters

Mikheil Javakhishvili; Translated by Donald Rayfield

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Dreaming of Cinema and More New Books

Dreaming of Cinema

Our weekly listing of new books:

Dreaming of Cinema: Spectatorship, Surrealism, and the Age of Digital Media
Adam Lowenstein

Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration (Now available in paper)
Claude A. Piantadosi

Green Innovation in China: China’s Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy (Now available in paper)
Joanna I Lewis

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: The Fall of Language, Pandora’s Risk, and The Gangster Film

The Fall of Language in the Age of EnglishOur weekly listing of new titles now available:

The Fall of Language in the Age of English
Minae Mizumura; Translated by Mari Yoshihara and Juliet Winters Carpenter

Pandora’s Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance (Now available in paper)
Kent Osband

The Gangster Film: Fatal Success in American Cinema
Ron Wilson

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Four Revolutions, Ground Zero, Gass, and More!

Four RevolutionsOur weekly listing of new titles:

Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth
James Lawrence Powell

Ground Zero, Nagasaki: Stories
Seirai Yuichi; Translated by Paul Warham

Dams and Development in China: The Moral Economy of Water and Power
Bryan Tilt

Life Sentences: Literary Judgments and Accounts
William Gass

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Billy Wilder, Zizek, The Best American Magazine Writing & More!

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

“It’s the Pictures That Got Small”: Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood’s Golden Age
Edited by Anthony Slide

The Best American Magazine Writing 2014
Edited by Sid Holt for the American Society of Magazine Editors

What Does Europe Want?: The Union and Its Discontents
Slavoj Žižek and Srećko Horvat

Film Worlds: A Philosophical Aesthetics of Cinema
Daniel Yacavone

After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy
Charity Scribner

Rawls and Religion
Edited by Tom Bailey and Valentina Gentile

From the Treasure House: Jewels from the Library of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Library of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Best Business Writing, Coney Island, and More!

The Best Business Writing 2014Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The Best Business Writing 2014
Edited by Dean Starkman, Martha M. Hamilton, and Ryan Chittum

A Coney Island Reader: Through Dizzy Gates of Illusion
Edited by Louis J. Parascandola and John Parascandola

Inheriting Dance: An Invitation from Pina
Edited by Marc Wagenbach and The Pina Bausch Foundation

Art/Commerce: The Convergence of Art and Marketing in Contemporary Culture
Maria A. Slowinska

The Intelligible Metropolis: Urban Mentality in Contemporary London Novels
Nora Pleßke

Studying Early and Silent Cinema
Keith Withall

Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong
Francis L. F. Lee

Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong
John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

Exploring Lung Fu Shan: A Nature Guide
Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre