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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Appetite for Innovation, The Psycho Records, and More New Books!

Appetite for Innovation

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Appetite for Innovation: Creativity and Change at elBulli
M. Pilar Opazo

Reimagining the Human Service Relationship
Edited by Jaber F. Gubrium, Tone Alm Andreassen, and Per Koren Solvang

Friends and Other Strangers: Studies in Religion, Ethics, and Culture
Richard B. Miller

Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options
Edited by Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, Perrine Toledano, Lise Johnson, and Lisa Sachs

Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Environment and Affect (Now available in paper)
Heather Houser

The Psycho Records
Laurence Rickels
(Wallflower Press)

Cinéma Militant: Political Filmmaking and May 1968
Paul Douglas Grant
(Wallflower Press)

The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century
Stein Ringen
(Hong Kong University Press)


Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Irigaray and Marder on Vegetal Being, and More New Books!

Through Vegetal Being, by Luce Irigary and Michael Marder

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Through Vegetal Being: Two Philosophical Perspectives
Luce Irigaray and Michael Marder

In Defense of Religious Moderation (now available in paper)
William Egginton

Queer Identities and Politics in Germany: A History, 1880–1945
Clayton J. Whisnant
(Harrington Park Press)

London’s Polish Borders: Transnationalizing Class and Ethnicity Among Polish Migrants in London
Michal P. Garapich
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

New Books This Week: Exhaustion, The Evolution of Money, and More!

Exhaustion, Anna K. Schaffner

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Exhaustion: A History
Anna K. Schaffner

The Evolution of Money
David Orrell, Roman Chlupatý

LoveKnowledge: The Life of Philosophy from Socrates to Derrida
Roy Brand

Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination (Now avaiable in paper)
Gaurav Desai

Blade Runner
Sean Redmond

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Jon Towlson

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: 17 Thoughts about Language, Eric Rohmer, and More!

I Speak, Therefore I  Am, Andrea Moro

I Speak, Therefore I Am: Seventeen Thoughts About Language
Andrea Moro; Translated by Ian Roberts

Éric Rohmer: A Biography
Antoine de Baecque and Noël Herpe; Translated by Steven Rendall and Lisa Neal

The Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb (Now available in paper)
Jeff Hughes

The Arab City: Architecture and Representation
Edited by Amale Andraos and Nora Akawi
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

Watts in the Desert: Pioneering Solar Farming in Australia’s Outback
Lex Fullarton
(ibidem Press)

Limits of a Post-Soviet State: How Informality Replaces, Renegotiates, and Reshapes Governance in Contemporary Ukraine
Abel Polese. Foreword by Colin Williams
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

New Book Tuesday!: Dinosaurs, Freedom Schools, and More!

Dinosaurs: The Textbook

Dinosaurs: The Textbook
Spencer G. Lucas

The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement
Jon N. Hale

The Winemaker’s Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir (Now available in paper)
Natalie Berkowitz

Transgression in Anglo-American Cinema: Gender, Sex, and the Deviant Body
Edited by Joel Gwynne
(Wallflower Press)

Projecting Race: Postwar America, Civil Rights, and Documentary Film
Stephen Charbonneau
(Wallflower Press)

Studying Hammer Horror
Victoria Grace Walden

The Empress and the Heavenly Masters: A Study of the Ordination Scroll of Empress Zhang (1493)
Luk Yu-ping
(The Chinese University Press)

Post-Communist Sinology in Transformation: Views from the Czech Republic, Mongolia, Poland, and Russia
Edited by Chih-yu Shih
(The Chinese University Press)

Sinologists as Translators in the Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries
Edited by Lawrence Wang-chi Wong and Bernhard Fuehrer
(The Chinese University Press)

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Retreat from a Rising Sea, Karl Polanyi, and More!

Retreat from the Rising Sea

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change
Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left
Gareth Dale

The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault
Dotan Leshem

Immigrant and Refugee Children and Families: Culturally Responsive Practice
Edited by Alan J. Dettlaff and Rowena Fong

Transpacific Community: America, China, and the Rise and Fall of a Cultural Network
Richard Jean So

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Laruelle, The Other Catholics, Auge, Hunting Girls, and More New Books!

Francois Laruelle, Theory of Identities

Theory of Identities
François Laruelle; Translated by Alyosha Edlebi

The Other Catholics: Remaking America’s Largest Religion
Julie Byrne

Everyone Dies Young: Time Without Age
Marc Augé. Translated by Jody Gladding

Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape
Kelly Oliver

When Movies Were Theater: Architecture, Exhibition, and the Evolution of American Film
William Paul

The Taliban’s Virtual Emirate: The Culture and Psychology of an Online Militant Community
Neil Krishan Aggarwal

A Book to Burn and a Book to Keep (Hidden): Selected Writings
Li Zhi; Edited by Rivi Handler-Spitz, Pauline Lee, and Haun Saussy

School-Linked Services: Promoting Equity for Children, Families, and Communities
Laura R. Bronstein and Susan E. Mason. Foreword by Jane Quinn

Religion and the Specter of the West: Sikhism, India, Postcoloniality, and the Politics of Translation (Now available in paper)
Arvind-Pal S. Mandair

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: The Sierra Club, Plots, The Red Guard, and More!

The Man Who Built the Sierra Club

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The Man Who Built the Sierra Club: A Life of David Brower
Robert Wyss

Robert L. Belknap

The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China
Guobin Yang

Studies on the Iranian World: Before Islam
Edited by Anna Krasnowolska and Renata Rusek-Kowalska
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Black Gods of the Asphalt, Ranciere, Stiglitz, and More New Books!

Black Gods of the Asphalt

Black Gods of the Asphalt: Religion, Hip-Hop, and Street Basketball
Onaje X. O. Woodbine

Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animals
Nathan H. Lents

Recognition or Disagreement: A Critical Encounter on the Politics of Freedom, Equality, and Identity
Axel Honneth and Jacques Rancière

Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises
Edited by Martin Guzman, José Antonio Ocampo, and Joseph E. Stiglitz

Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet
Edited by Ted Fendt
(Austrian Film Museum)

Ageing and Technology: Perspectives from the Social Sciences
Edited by Emma Domínguez-Rué and Linda Nierling

Enterprising Migrants in Berlin
Baris Ülker

Precarious Alliances: Cultures of Participation in Print and Other Media
Edited by Martin Butler, Albrecht Hausmann, and Anton Kirchhofer

ReClaiming Participation: Technology – Mediation – Collectivity
Edited by Mathias Denecke, Anne Ganzert, Isabell Otto, and Robert Stock

Spaces and Identities in Border Regions: Policies – Media – Subjects
Edited by Christian Wille, Rachel Reckinger, Sonja Kmec, and Markus Hesse

Urban Transformations in the U.S.A.: Spaces, Communities, Representations
Edited by Julia Sattler

Beckett, Lacan, and the Voice
Llewellyn Brown. Foreword by Jean-Michel Rabaté
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

New Book Tuesday! Judith Butler & Co, Abraham Lincoln’s Secret Life, The Five Horsemen, Economic Thought, & More!

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

What Is a People?

What Is a People?
Alain Badiou, Pierre Bourdieu, Judith Butler, Georges Didi-Huberman, Sadri Khiari, and Jacques Rancière

Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed
Charles B. Strozier

The Five Horsemen of the Modern World: Climate, Food, Water, Disease, and Obesity
Daniel Callahan

Economic Thought: A Brief History
Heinz D. Kurz. Translated by Jeremiah Riemer

Political Responsibility: Responding to Predicaments of Power
Antonio Y. Vázquez-Arroyo

Light and Dark: A Novel (Now available in paper)
Natsume Soseki; Translated by John Nathan

The Star as Icon: Celebrity in the Age of Mass Consumption (Now available in paper)
Daniel Herwitz

Mediating Mobility: Visual Anthropology in the Age of Migration
Steffen Köhn
(Wallflower Press)

The Culmination of Conflict: The Ukrainian-Polish Civil War and the Expulsion of Ukrainians After the Second World War
Stephen Rapawy
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Central Park Trees and Landscapes, Classical Indian Aesthetics, Social Work Science, and More New Books!

Central Park Trees and Landscapes

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Central Park Trees and Landscapes: A Guide to New York City’s Masterpiece
Edward Sibley Barnard and Neil Calvanese

A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics
Translated and edited by Sheldon Pollock

Social Work Science
Ian Shaw

The Matchmaker, the Apprentice, and the Football Fan: More Stories of China
Zhu Wen. Translated by Julia Lovell

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

A Korean War Captive in Japan, 1597–1600: The Writings of Kang Hang
Edited by JaHyun Kim Haboush and Kenneth R. Robinson

Cultures of Representation: Disability in World Cinema Contexts
Edited by Benjamin Fraser
(Wallflower Press)

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Altered States, A Political History of GDP, Jonas Mekas and More New Books!

Altered States

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Altered States: Buddhism and Psychedelic Spirituality in America
Douglas Osto

The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP
Philipp Lepenies

Movie Journal: The Rise of the New American Cinema, 1959-1971
Jonas Mekas; Foreword by Peter Bogdanovich; Introduction by Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker; With a new afterword by the author

The Future of Evangelicalism in America
Edited by Candy Gunther Brown and Mark Silk

Edo Kabuki in Transition: From the Worlds of the Samurai to the Vengeful Female Ghost
Satoko Shimazaki

The End of the West and Other Cautionary Tales
Sean Meighoo

On the Difficulty of Living Together: Memory, Politics, and History
Manuel Cruz. Translated by Richard Jacques

An Annotated Bibliography for Taiwan Film Studies
Edited by Jim Cheng, James Wicks, and Sachie Noguchi

Erich Lessing: The Pulse of Time—Capturing Social Change in Post-War Europe
Johannes Rambarter and Florian Knothe
(University Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong University)

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

New Book Tuesday! Kosher Food in America, Fiction in the World

Kosher USA

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food
Roger Horowitz

The Complete Review Guide to Contemporary World Fiction
M. A. Orthofer

Wiring the World: The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks
Simone M. Müller

Faces of Identity and Memory: The Cultural Heritage of Central and Eastern Europe
Edited by Ewa Kocój and Lukasz Gawel
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Online/Offline: Between Text and Experience: Writing as a Lifestyle
Edited by Jaroslaw Pluciennik and Peter Gärdenfors
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Political Science in Europe at the Beginning of the 21st Century
Edited by Barbara Krauz-Mozer, Malgorzata Kulakowska, Piotr Borowiec, and Pawel Scigaj
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Dark Ecology, New York’s Yiddish Theater, and More New Books!

Dark Ecology, Tim Morton

Our weekly listing of new titles from Columbia University Press and our distributed presses:

Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence
Timothy Morton

New York’s Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway
Edited by Edna Nahshon

The Columbia Companion to Modern Chinese Literature
Edited by Kirk A. Denton

Socialism of Fools: Capitalism and Modern Anti-Semitism
Michele Battini. Translated by Noor Mazhar and Isabella Vergnano

Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities
Anaheed Al-Hardan

Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China (Now available in paper)
Sheila A. Smith

The Miracles of the Kasuga Deity
Royall Tyler

Assisting Reform in Post-Communist Ukraine, 2000–2012: The Illusions of Donors and the Disillusion of Beneficiaries
Duncan Leitch. Foreword by Kataryna Wolczuk
(ibidem Press)

Beckett, Lacan, and the Voice
Llewellyn Brown. Foreword by Jean-Michel Rabaté
(ibidem Press)

The Belzec Death Camp: History, Biographies, Remembrance
Chris Webb. Foreword by Matthew Feldman
(ibidem Press)


Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: A None’s Story, Taste as Experience, Shakespeare & The Jews, and More New Books!

None's Story

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

A None’s Story: Searching for Meaning Inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam
Corinna Nicolaou

Taste as Experience: The Philosophy and Aesthetics of Food
Nicola Perullo. Foreword by Massimo Montanari

Shakespeare and the Jews
James Shapiro; With a New Preface by the Author

Pakistan at the Crossroads: Domestic Dynamics and External Pressures
Edited by Christophe Jaffrelot

Imitation and Creativity in Japanese Arts: From Kishida Ryusei to Miyazaki Hayao
Michael Lucken. Translated by Francesca Simkin

Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China’s West
Edited by Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle

Recovering Buddhism in Modern China
Edited by Jan Kiely and J. Brooks Jessup

Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy
Translated by Stanleigh H. Jones Jr.

Toxic Safety: Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health
Alissa Cordner

Readings of the Vessantara Jataka
Edited by Steven Collins

The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra
Jacob P. Dalton

The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom (Now available in paper)
Martin Breaugh. Translated by Lazer Lederhendler

Japan’s Cold War: Media, Literature, and the Law (Now available in paper)
Ann Sherif

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Business for the Digital Age, Kafka in Film, and More New Books!

The Digital Transformation Playbook

The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age
David L. Rogers

State of Nature, Stages of Society: Enlightenment Conjectural History and Modern Social Discourse
Frank Palmeri

The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki (Now available in paper)
Donald Keene

Mediamorphosis: Kafka and the Moving Image
Edited by Shai Biderman and Ido Lewit
(Wallflower Press)

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

New Book Tuesday: New Books by Lévi-Strauss, Vattimo, and More!

Claude Levi-Strauss, We Are All Cannibals

We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays
Claude Lévi-Strauss; Foreword by Maurice Olender; Translated by Jane Marie Todd

Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy
Gianni Vattimo; Translated by Robert T. Valgenti

The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism: Race and the Politics of Dislocation
Reza Zia-Ebrahimi

Negative Emotions and Transitional Justice
Mihaela Mihai

What Is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein’s Ideas, and Why They Matter (Now available in paper)
Jeffrey Bennett

People, Parasites, and Plowshares: Learning from Our Body’s Most Terrifying Invaders (Now available in paper)
Dickson D. Despommier; Foreword by William C. Campbell

Red Tape, A New Work by Les Levine, 1970: To Engage the University in a Useless Task Which Will Allow It to Expose a Working Model of Its System
Les Levine
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror
Cristina Massaccesi

When True Love Came to China
Lynn Pan
(Hong Kong University Press)

Yonfan’s Bugis Street
Kenneth Chan
(Hong Kong University Press)

The Kite Family
Hon Lai-chu
(East Slope Publishing Ltd. (Muse, Hong Kong))

Shipping and Logistics Law: Principles and Practice in Hong Kong
Felix W. Chan, Jimmy J. Ng, and Sik Kwan Tai
(Hong Kong University Press)

Researching Private Supplementary Tutoring: Methodological Lessons from Diverse Cultures
Edited by Mark Bray, Ora Kwo, and Boris Jokic
(Comparative Education Research Centre, Hong Kong University)

The Practical Prophet: Bishop Ronald O. Hall of Hong Kong and His Legacies
Moira M. W. Chan-Yeung
(Hong Kong University Press)

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Contemporary Art, Beyond the Secular West, Malaysian Fiction, Acute Melancholia, and More!

Industry and Intelligence

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820
Liam Gillick

Beyond the Secular West
Edited by Akeel Bilgrami

Slow Boat to China and Other Stories
Ng Kim Chew. Translated and Edited by Carlos Rojas

Acute Melancholia and Other Essays: Mysticism, History, and the Study of Religion
Amy Hollywood

Plagiarama!: William Wells Brown and the Aesthetic of Attractions
Geoffrey Sanborn

The Great East Asian War and the Birth of the Korean Nation
JaHyun Kim Haboush. Edited by William J. Haboush and Jisoo Kim

Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America
Edited by Mario Damill, Martín Rapetti, and Guillermo Rozenwurcel

Of Women Borne: A Literary Ethics of Suffering
Cynthia R. Wallace

Real to Reel: A New Approach to Understanding Realism in Film and TV Fiction
Marten Sohn-Rethel

The Dead in the Garden
Ghassan Zaqtan
International Poets in Hong Kong
(The Chinese University Press)

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