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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

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

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Maya Deren, The Orphan of Zhao, and More New Books

Maya DerenThe following is a list of titles now available:

Maya Deren: Incomplete Control
Sarah Keller

The Orphan of Zhao and Other Yuan Plays: The Earliest Known Versions
Translated and introduced by Stephen H. West and Wilt L. Idema

Bio-pics: A Life in Pictures
Ellen Cheshire

They Live
D. Harlan Wilson

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Kristeva on Teresa and More New Books!

Teresa, My Love, Julia KristevaOur weekly listing of new books:

Teresa, My Love: An Imagined Life of the Saint of Avila
Julia Kristeva

Moral Hazard in Health Insurance
Amy Finkelstein

The Question of the Animal and Religion: Theoretical Stakes, Practical Implications
Aaron S. Gross

Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice
Jennifer Scappettone

Risk Management in Social Work: Preventing Professional Malpractice, Liability, and Disciplinary Action
Frederic G. Reamer

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Shanghai Homes, The Domestication of Language, and More!

Shanghai Homes, Jie LiOur weekly listing of new titles:

Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life
Jie Li

The Domestication of Language: Cultural Evolution and the Uniqueness of the Human Animal
Daniel Cloud

Masks of Conquest, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition: Literary Study and British Rule in India
Gauri Viswanathan

China’s Uncertain Future (Now available in paper)
Jean-Luc Domenach; Translated by George Holoch Jr.

The Economists’ Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More (Now available in paper)
Edited by Aaron S. Edlin and Joseph E. Stiglitz

Be Sand, Not Oil: The Life and Work of Amos Vogel
Edited by Paul Cronin

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Waking, Dreaming, Being, and More!

Our weekly listing of new titles now available: Waking, Dreaming, Being, Evan Thompson

Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy
Evan Thompson

Visions of Dystopia in China’s New Historical Novels
Jeffrey C. Kinkley

Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais’s Lost Theory of Psychological Time
Eric Barthalon

Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice
Melvin Delgado

The Great Civilized Conversation: Education for a World Community (Now available in paper)
Wm. Theodore De Bary

China’s Search for Security (Now available in paper)
Andrew J. Nathan and Andrew Scobell

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

New Book Tuesday (Wednesday Edition): The New Censorship, The Philosopher’s Plant and More!

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The New Censorship, Joel SimonThe New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom
Joel Simon

The Philosopher’s Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium
Michael Marder

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

Paving the Great Way: Vasubandhu’s Unifying Buddhist Philosophy
Jonathan C. Gold

Community Economic Development in Social Work
Steven D. Soifer, Joseph B. McNeely, Cathy Costa, and Nancy Pickering-Bernheim

The Cinema of Clint Eastwood: Chronicles of America
David Sterritt

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Chop Suey, Global Terrorism, and More New Books!

Chop Suey, Yong ChenOur weekly listing of new titles now available:

Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America
Yong Chen

The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threat: From 9/11 to Osama bin Laden’s Death
Edited by Bruce Hoffman and Fernando Reinares

When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea
Janet Poole

Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything as It Is
John G. Gunnell

Social Work: Value-Guided Practice for a Global Society
Cynthia Bisman

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Buffett, Best European Fiction, and More New Books!

Beyond Berkshire, Lawrence CunninghamOur weekly listing of new titles:

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values
Lawrence A. Cunningham

Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan
Dana Burde

After the Silents: Hollywood Film Music in the Early Sound Era, 1926-1934
Michael Slowik

The Columbia Anthology of Japanese Essays: Zuihitsu from the Tenth to the Twenty-First Century
Edited and translated by Steven D. Carter

The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets (Now available in paper)
Kara Newman

Best European Fiction 2015
Edited by West Camel

Learning Cyrillic: Stories
David Albahari

Dialogue and Translation: Grafton Architects
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

New Book Tuesday! Herve This Returns with “Note-by-Note Cooking” and More New Books

Herve This, Note-by-NoteOur weekly list of new books now available:

Note-by-Note Cooking: The Future of Food
Hervé This

Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro
Sarah H. Jacoby

Melancholy II: A Novel
Jon Fosse

Free Trade’s First Missionary: Sir John Bowring in Europe and Asia
Philip Bowring

Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970
Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

Academic English: Skills for Success
Miranda Legg, Kevin Pat, Steve Roberts, Rebecca Welland, Letty Chan, Louisa Chan, and Wai Lan Tsang

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

New Book Tuesday: Losing Tim, On Slowness, Photography and Its Violations, and More New Books

Losing Tim, Paul GionfriddoOur weekly list of new titles now available:

Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia
Paul Gionfriddo

On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary
Lutz Koepnick

Photography and Its Violations
John Roberts

Rewiring the Real: In Conversation with William Gaddis, Richard Powers, Mark Danielewski, and Don DeLillo (Now available in paper)
Mark C. Taylor

Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East (Now available in paper)
Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon

A Convergence of Civilizations: The Transformation of Muslim Societies Around the World (Now available in paper)
Youssef Courbage and Emmanuel Todd

The New Ecology of Leadership: Business Mastery in a Chaotic World (Now available in paper)

Parallel Lines: Post-9/11 American Cinema
Guy Westwell

Hadrien Laroche

Yuri Lotman

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