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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Hidden Atrocities, Charlie Munger, and More!

Hidden Atrocities

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Hidden Atrocities: Japanese Germ Warfare and American Obstruction of Justice at the Tokyo Trial
Jeanne Guillemin

Now available in paperback:
Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor
Tren Griffin

The Films of Terence Fisher: Hammer Horror and Beyond
Wheeler Winston Dixon

Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange
Adam Scovell

And Now: Architecture Against a Developer Presidency (Essays on the Occasion of Trump’s Inauguration)
Edited by James Graham, Alissa Anderson, Caitlin Blanchfield, Jordan Carver, Jacob Moore, and Isabelle Kirkham-Lewitt
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Law and the Wealth of Nations, the Origins of Darwin’s Evolution, and More!

Law and the Wealth of Nations

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Law and the Wealth of Nations: Finance, Prosperity, and Democracy
Tamara Lothian

Origins of Darwin’s Evolution: Solving the Species Puzzle Through Time and Place
J. David Archibald

And Now: Architecture Against a Developer Presidency (Essays on the Occasion of Trump’s Inauguration)
Edited by James Graham, Alissa Anderson, Caitlin Blanchfield, Jordan Carver, Jacob Moore, and Isabelle Kirkham-Lewitt
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Olivier Roy, Jacques Derrida, Chinese Short-Short Stories, and More!

In Search of the Lost Orient

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

In Search of the Lost Orient: An Interview
Olivier Roy. Translated by C. Jon Delogu. Foreword by Jean-Louis Schlegel and Olivier Mongin.

Artaud the Moma
Jacques Derrida. Edited with an afterword by Kaira M. Cabañas. Translated by Peggy Kamuf.

Contemporary Chinese Short-Short Stories: A Parallel Text
Translated and edited by Aili Mu with Mike Smith

Behavioural Economics
Graham Mallard
(Agenda Publishing)

The Economics of Arms
Keith Hartley
(Agenda Publishing) (more…)

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Childhood Poverty, Heidegger’s Black Notebooks, Buddhism and Medicine, and More!

The Future of Us

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Future of Us: What the Dreams of Children Mean for Twenty-First-Century America
Irwin Redlener. Foreword by Jane Pauley.

Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Responses to Anti-Semitism
Edited by Andrew J. Mitchell and Peter Trawny

Buddhism and Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources
Edited by C. Pierce Salguero

The Politics of Secularism: Religion, Diversity, and Institutional Change in France and Turkey
Murat Akan

Cultivating Professional Resilience in Direct Practice: A Guide for Human Service Professionals
Jason M. Newell (more…)

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Tunisa, the Book of Swindles, and More!

Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly
Safwan M. Masri. Foreword by Lisa Anderson.

The Book of Swindles: Selections from a Late Ming Collection
Zhang Yingyu. Translated by Christopher Rea and Bruce Rusk.

Japan, South Korea, and the United States Nuclear Umbrella: Deterrence After the Cold War
Terence Roehrig

The Cinema of Tom DiCillo: Include Me Out
Wayne Byrne. Foreword by Steve Buscemi.
(Wallflower Press)

Joseph Conrad and the Voicing of Textuality
Claude Maisonnat
(Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Press)

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Making Sense of the Alt-Right, a Literary Ethics of Suffering, and More!

Making Sense of the Alt-Right

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Making Sense of the Alt-Right
George Hawley

Now available in paperback:
Of Women Borne: A Literary Ethics of Suffering
Cynthia R. Wallace

An Economic History of Europe Since 1700
Vera Zamagni
(Agenda Publishing)

Architecture Is All Over
Edited by Esther Choi and Marrikka Trotter
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

“Spirits that I’ve cited…?” Vladimír Clementis (1902–1952): The Political Biography of a Czechoslovak Communist
Josette Baer. Foreword by Vlasta Jaksicsová.
(ibidem Press)

Nazi Eugenics: Precursors, Policy, Aftermath
Melvyn Conroy. Foreword by Tudor Georgescu.
(ibidem Press)

Orhan Pamuk: Critical Essays on a Novelist Between Worlds
Edited by Taner Can, Berkan Ulu, and Koray Melikoğlu
(ibidem Press)

Conflict Resolution Beyond the Realist Paradigm: Transformative Strategies and Inclusive Practices in Nagorno-Karabakh and Syria
Philip Gamaghelyan. Foreword by Susan Allen.
(ibidem Press)

Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society: 3:1 (2017)
Edited by Julie Fedor, Samuel Greene, Andre Härtel, Andrey Makarychev, and Andreas Umland
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Early Chinese Fiction, A New Edition of Inside Terrorism, and More!

Inside Terrorism, third edition

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Book of Swindles: Selections from a Late Ming Collection
Zhang Yingyu. Translated by Christopher Rea and Bruce Rusk

Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters
Donald R. Prothero. Illustrations by Carl Buell

Inside Terrorism, Third Edition
Bruce Hoffman

Leader Communities: The Consecration of Elites in Djursholm
Mikael Holmqvist

Religion and Film: Cinema and the Re-creation of the World, second edition
S. Brent Plate

When the State Winks: The Performance of Jewish Conversion in Israel
Michal Kravel-Tovi

What Remains: Everyday Encounters with the Socialist Past in Germany
Jonathan Bach

Now available in paperback
A History of Virility
Edited by Alain Corbin, Jean-Jacques Courtine, and Georges Vigarello. Translated by Keith Cohen

Analysing Corruption: An Introduction
Dan Hough
(Agenda Publishing)

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Cataclysms, City Folk and Country Folk, Design Thinking, and More!

Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century
Michael R. Rampino

City Folk and Country Folk
Sofia Khvoshchinskaya. Translated by Nora Seligman Favorov.

Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector
Jeanne Liedtka, Randy Salzman, and Daisy Azer

Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods: Early Humans and the Origins of Religion
E. Fuller Torrey

Quelling the Demons’ Revolt: A Novel from Ming China
Attributed to Luo Guanzhong. Translated by Patrick Hanan. Introduction by Ellen B. Widmer and David Der-wei Wang.

Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency
Santiago Zabala

Conservatives Against Capitalism: From the Industrial Revolution to Globalization
Peter Kolozi

Determinants of Health: An Economic Perspective
Michael Grossman

Rural Poverty in the United States
Edited by Ann R. Tickamyer, Jennifer Sherman, and Jennifer Warlick

Now available in paperback
The Con Men: Hustling in New York City
Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton

Now available in paperback
Who Made Early Christianity?: The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul
John G. Gager

Silent Cinema: Before the Pictures Got Small
Lawrence Napper
(Wallflower Press)

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

Art in Battle
Edited by Frode Sandvik and Erik Tonning. Foreword by Karin Hindsbo.
(ibidem Press)

Poland and Slovakia: Bilateral Relations in a Multilateral Context (2004–2016): Essays on Politics and Economics
Edited by Joanna Dyduch, Igor Kosir, Radosław Kupczyk, and Jaroslav Usiak
(ibidem Press)

Skylarks and Rebels: A Memoir about the Soviet Russian Occupation of Latvia, Life in a Totalitarian State, and Freedom
Rita Laima
(ibidem Press)

Transregional versus National Perspectives on Contemporary Central European History: Studies on the Building of Nation-States and Their Cooperation in the 20th and 21st Century
Edited by Michal Vít and Magdalena M. Baran
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Big Money Thinks Small, From Head Shops to Whole Foods, Down and Out in New Orleans, and More!

Big Money Thinks Small

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Big Money Thinks Small: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing
Joel Tillinghast

From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs
Joshua Clark Davis

Down and Out in New Orleans: Transgressive Living in the Informal Economy
Peter J. Marina

Mythopoetic Cinema: On the Ruins of European Identity
Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli

Excessive Subjectivity: Kant, Hegel, Lacan, and the Foundations of Ethics
Dominik Finkelde

Sociology and Social Policy: Essays on Community, Economy, and Society
Herbert J. Gans

Religion, Theory, Critique: Classic and Contemporary Approaches and Methodologies
Edited by Richard King

Now available in paperback:
Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy
Evan Thompson. Foreword by Stephen Batchelor.

Now available in paperback:
Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery
Siddharth Kara

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The New Age of Reproductive Biology, the Impossibility and Necessity of Classifying Psychiatric Disorders, and More!

Fear, Wonder, and Science in the New Age of Reproductive Biotechnology

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Fear, Wonder, and Science in the New Age of Reproductive Biotechnology
Scott Gilbert and Clara Pinto-Correia. Foreword by Donna Haraway.

The Diagnostic System: Why the Classification of Psychiatric Disorders Is Necessary, Difficult, and Never Settled
Jason Schnittker

The Demand for Health: A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation
Michael Grossman

Children Affected by Armed Conflict: Theory, Method, and Practice
Edited by Myriam Denov and Bree Akesson

Now available in paperback:
Investment: A History
Norton Reamer and Jesse Downing

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The Mathematics of Inequality, the Development of Life Insurance, and More!

How Much Inequality Is Fair?

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

How Much Inequality Is Fair?: Mathematical Principles of a Moral, Optimal, and Stable Capitalist Society
Venkat Venkatasubramanian

Morals and Markets: The Development of Life Insurance in the United States
Viviana A. Rotman Zelizer. Foreword by Kieran Healy.

Now available in paperback:
Born Translated: The Contemporary Novel in an Age of World Literature
Rebecca L. Walkowitz

Now available in paperback:
Marx After Marx: History and Time in the Expansion of Capitalism
Harry Harootunian

Fiber City: A Vision for the Shrinking Megacity, Tokyo 2050 [Bilingual: Japanese/English]
Hidetoshi Ohno
(University of Tokyo Press)

Studying Waltz with Bashir
Giulia Miller

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Poetry and Punk Rock in NYC, a History of Consumer Surveillance in the US, and More!

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

“Do You Have a Band?”: Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City
Daniel Kane

Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America
Josh Lauer

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

Wright’s Writings: Reflections on Culture and Politics, 1894–1959
Kenneth Frampton
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

The Cinema of Wes Anderson: Bringing Nostalgia to Life
Whitney Crothers Dilley
(Wallflower Press)

The Holy Mountain
Alessandra Santos
(Wallflower Press)

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Designed Leadership, Ancient Chinese Poetry, New Raymond Tallis, and More!

Designed Leadership

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Designed Leadership
Moura Quayle

The Songs of Chu: An Anthology of Ancient Chinese Poetry by Qu Yuan and Others
Qu Yuan. Edited and translated by Gopal Sukhu.

Narrative in Social Work Practice: The Power and Possibility of Story
Edited by Ann Burack-Weiss, Lynn Sara Lawrence, and Lynne Bamat Mijangos. Foreword by Rita Charon.

Of Time and Lamentation: Reflections on Transience
Raymond Tallis
(Agenda Publishing)

The Economics of Music
Peter Tschmuck
(Agenda Publishing)

Trace Elements
Benjamin Aranda and Chris Lasch
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

JIKIFU: A Japanese Aesthetics of Taste
Shinichiro Ogata. Introduction by Yoshiaki Nishino.
(University of Tokyo Press)

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Economic Thought, Political Freud, Memory in the Age of Fast Capitalism, and More!

Economic Thought: A Brief History

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Now available in paperback:
Economic Thought: A Brief History
Heinz D. Kurz. Translated by Jeremiah Riemer.

Now available in paperback:
Political Freud: A History
Eli Zaretsky

Now available in paperback:
Consumed Nostalgia: Memory in the Age of Fast Capitalism
Gary Cross

British Fascism: A Discourse-Historical Analysis
John E. Richardson
(ibidem Press)

Patriotic Education in Contemporary Russia: Sociological Studies in the Making of the Post-Soviet Citizen
Anna Sanina
(ibidem Press)

Die Strahlkraft der Stadt [German-language Edition]: Schriften zu Film und Geschichte
Siegfried Mattl. Edited by Drehli Robnik.
(Austrian Film Museum)

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Junk DNA, the Living Wage, the Political Economy of Brexit, and More!

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

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Now available in paperback:
Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome
Nessa Carey

The Living Wage
Donald Hirsch and Laura Valadez-Martinez
(Agenda Publishing)

The Political Economy of Brexit
Edited by David Bailey and Leslie Budd
(Agenda Publishing)

The Company of Wolves
James Gracey

Tsong Khapa’s Illumination of the Hidden Meaning: Mandala, Mantra, and the Cult of the Yognis: A Study and Annotated Translation of Chapters 1-24 of the sbas don kun sel
David B. Gray
(American Institute of Buddhist Studies)

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: A Ch’ae Manshik Reader, the New York Hotel Experience, and More!

Sunset: A Ch'ae Manshik Reader

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Sunset: A Ch’ae Manshik Reader
Ch’ae Manshik. Edited and translated by Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton.

New York Hotel Experience: Cultural and Societal Impacts of an American Invention
Annabella Fick

Trusting the Police: Comparisons across Eastern and Western Europe
Silvia Staubli

Politics, Piety, and Biomedicine: The Malaysian Transplant Venture
Jenny Schreiber

Transformations of the Supernatural: Problems of Representation in the Work of Daniel Defoe
Petra Schoenenberger
(Transcript-Verlag) (more…)

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

New Book Tuesday: China’s Green Religion, Robert K. Merton, Currency Conflict and Trade Policy, and More!

China's Green Religion

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

China’s Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future
James Miller

Now available in paperback:
Robert K. Merton: Sociology of Science and Sociology as Science
Edited by Craig Calhoun

Currency Conflict and Trade Policy: A New Strategy for the United States
C. Fred Bergsten and Joseph E. Gagnon
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

The Sublime Continuum Super-Commentary (theg pa chen po rgyud bla ma’i tīkka) with the Sublime Continuum Treatise Commentary (Mahāyānottaratantraśāstravyākhyā; theg pa chen po rgyud bla ma’i bstan bcos rnam par bshad pa)
Gyaltsap Dharma Rinchen, Maitreyanātha, and Āryāsanga. Introduction and Translation by Marty Bo Jiang. Edited by Robert A.F. Thurman and Thomas F. Yarnall.
(American Institute of Buddhist Studies)

A People’s History of India 14: Economic History of India, AD 1206-1526, The Period of the Delhi Sultanate and the Vijayanagara Empire
Irfan Habib. Published in association with the Aligarh Historians Society.
(Tulika Books) (more…)

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The Scaffolding of Sovereignty, The Seventh Sense, and More!

The Scaffolding of Sovereignty

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Scaffolding of Sovereignty: Global and Aesthetic Perspectives on the History of a Concept
Edited by Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Nicole Jerr

Now available in paperback:
The Seventh Sense: How Flashes of Insight Change Your Life
William Duggan

Now available in paperback:
Courtesans and Opium: Romantic Illusions of the Fool of Yangzhou
Anonymous. Translated by Patrick Hanan.

The Right Balance for Banks: Theory and Evidence on Optimal Capital Requirements
William R. Cline
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

The Artful Aussie Tax Dodger: 100 Years of Tax Reform in Australia
Lex Fullarton
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Abe Kobo, Diana Trilling, Paul Milgrom, and More!

Beasts Head for Home

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Beasts Head for Home: A Novel
Abe Kōbō. Translated by Richard F. Calichman.

The Untold Journey: The Life of Diana Trilling
Natalie Robins

Discovering Prices: Auction Design in Markets with Complex Constraints
Paul Milgrom

Now available in paperback:
A Hunger for Aesthetics: Enacting the Demands of Art
Michael Kelly

The Children’s Film: Genre, Nation, and Narrative
Noel Brown
(Wallflower Press)

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Rapture, Global Jihad, African American Political Thought, Becoming a Rock Musician, and More!


Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Rapture: A Novel
Iliazd. Translated by Thomas J. Kitson.

Nexus of Global Jihad: Understanding Cooperation Among Terrorist Actors
Assaf Moghadam

Struggle on Their Minds: The Political Thought of African American Resistance
Alex Zamalin

Venture Investing in Science
Douglas W. Jamison and Stephen R. Waite. Foreword by Mark Anderson.

Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present
Theodore Martin

On Becoming a Rock Musician
H. Stith Bennett. Foreword by Howard S. Becker. (more…)