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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

New Book Tuesday: the Limits of Materialism, American Power in the Asia Pacific, and More!

The Incorporeal

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Incorporeal: Ontology, Ethics, and the Limits of Materialism
Elizabeth Grosz

By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783
Michael J. Green

Religion Within Reason
Steven M. Cahn

After Uniqueness: A History of Film and Video Art in Circulation
Erika Balsom

An Archaeology of the Political: Regimes of Power from the Seventeenth Century to the Present
Elías José Palti

Essays on the Essay Film
Edited by Nora M. Alter and Timothy Corrigan

Faithful to Secularism: The Religious Politics of Democracy in Ireland, Senegal, and the Philippines
David T. Buckley

I-Docs: The Evolving Practices of Interactive Documentary
Edited by Judith Aston, Sandra Gaudenzi, and Mandy Rose

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Journalism After Snowden, Art Nouveau and Film History, and More!

Journalism After Snowden

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Journalism After Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State
Edited by Emily Bell and Taylor Owen. With Smitha Khorana and Jennifer R. Henrichsen. Foreword by Lee C. Bollinger

Cinema by Design: Art Nouveau, Modernism, and Film History
Lucy Fischer

Now available in paperback:
The Trouble with Post-Blackness
Edited by Houston A. Baker and K. Merinda Simmons

Now available in paperback:
The Japan–South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States
Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder

Sweet and Lowdown: Woody Allen’s Cinema of Regret
Lloyd Michaels
(Wallflower Press)

Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons: A Romanian Jewish Girl’s Survival through the Holocaust in Transnistria and its Rippling Effect on the Second Generation
Avital E. M. Baruch
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The Ethics of Opting Out, The Japanese and the War, and More!

The Ethics of Opting Out

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Ethics of Opting Out: Queer Theory’s Defiant Subjects
Mari Ruti

The Japanese and the War: Expectation, Perception, and the Shaping of Memory
Michael Lucken. Translated by Karen Grimwade

Legacy Editions reissue:
Learning to Labor: How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class Jobs
Paul Willis. Foreword by Stanley Aronowitz (more…)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The Traveler’s Guide to Space, What Slaveholders Think, and More!

The Traveler's Guide to Space

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Traveler’s Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists
Neil F. Comins

What Slaveholders Think: How Contemporary Perpetrators Rationalize What They Do
Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Rational Investing: The Subtleties of Asset Management
Hugues Langlois and Jacques Lussier (more…)

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Mouthfeel, Human Embryo Research, Japan’s Security Renaissance, and More!

Mouthfeel

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Mouthfeel: How Texture Makes Taste
Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk. Translated by Mariela Johansen

Japan’s Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century
Andrew L. Oros

Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics
J. Benjamin Hurlbut (more…)

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

New Book Wednesday: Jeffrey Sachs on Building the New American Economy, Michel Chion on Words on Screen, and More!

Building the New American Economy

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable
Jeffrey D. Sachs. Foreword by Bernie Sanders

Words on Screen
Michel Chion. Edited and translated by Claudia Gorbman

Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform
Gunnar Almgren (more…)

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Desegregating the Past, Spirituality and Hospice Social Work, and More!

Desegregating the Past

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Desegregating the Past: The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa
Robyn Autry

Spirituality and Hospice Social Work
Ann M. Callahan

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

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

New Book Wednesday: 20 Years of Extraordinary Bodies, American Literature in the World, and More!

Extraordinary Bodies, 20th Anniversary Edition

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature, 20th Anniversary Edition
Rosemarie Garland Thomson

American Literature in the World: An Anthology from Anne Bradstreet to Octavia Butler
Edited by Wai Chee Dimock, with Jordan Brower, Edgar Garcia, Kyle Hutzler, and Nicholas Rinehart

Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture
Jesse Matz

Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics
J. Benjamin Hurlbut

World on the Move: Consumption Patterns in a More Equal Global Economy
Paolo Mauro and Tomas Hellebrandt. Assisted by Jan Zilinsky
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Weather and Climate, Stories in Business, Oil Prices, Tainted Witness, and More!

Making Sense of Weather and Climate

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Making Sense of Weather and Climate: The Science Behind the Forecasts
Mark Denny

Narrative and Numbers: The Value of Stories in Business
Aswath Damodaran

Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices
Robert McNally

Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives
Leigh Gilmore

Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins
Susan Fraiman

Unmaking Love: The Contemporary Novel and the Impossibility of Union
Ashley T. Shelden

Now available in paperback
Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time
François Hartog. Translated by Saskia Brown.

Now available in paperback
Okinawa and the U.S. Military: Identity Making in the Age of Globalization, with a new preface
Masamichi S. Inoue

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Strategies for Long-Term Business Growth, Lessons from the Boardroom, Left-Wing Melancholia, and More!

If You're in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!: Strategies for Long-Term Growth
Leonard Sherman

The Activist Director: Lessons from the Boardroom and the Future of the Corporation
Ira M. Millstein

Left-Wing Melancholia: Marxism, History, and Memory
Enzo Traverso

Exception Taken: How France Has Defied Hollywood’s New World Order
Jonathan Buchsbaum

Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps
Nadya Hajj (more…)

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: David Foster Wallace’s Balancing Books, Medicine in Early Modern Tibet, and More!

David Foster Wallace's Balancing Books

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

David Foster Wallace’s Balancing Books: Fictions of Value
Jeffrey Severs

Proposing Prosperity?: Marriage Education Policy and Inequality in America
Jennifer M. Randles

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

The Cinema of Hal Hartley: Flirting with Formalism
Edited by Steven Rybin

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Marriage as a Fine Art, Endangered Economies, and More!

Marriage as a Fine Art

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Marriage as a Fine Art
Julia Kristeva and Philippe Sollers. Translated by Lorna Scott Fox.

Endangered Economies: How the Neglect of Nature Threatens Our Prosperity
Geoffrey Heal

New in paperback
Finding Ourselves at the Movies: Philosophy for a New Generation
Paul W. Kahn (more…)

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Russian Library and Chimeras of Form

Fourteen Little Red Huts and Other Plays

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Fourteen Little Red Huts and Other Plays
Andrei Platonov. Edited by Robert Chandler. Translated by Robert Chandler, Jesse Irwin, and Susan Larsen, with notes by Robert Chandler and Natalya Duzhina.
(Russian Library)

Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914–2016
Aarthi Vadde

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Russian Library, Love Letters from Golok, the Reagan Era, and More!

Between Dog and Wolf

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Between Dog and Wolf
Sasha Sokolov. Translated and annotated by Alexander Boguslawski.
(Russian Library)

Strolls with Pushkin
Andrei Sinyavsky. Translated by Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy and Slava I. Yastremski.
(Russian Library)

Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet
Holly Gayley

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

New in paperback
Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel
Héctor Hoyos

New in paperback
Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction
Thom van Dooren

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)

The Great Tradeoff: Confronting Moral Conflicts in the Era of Globalization
Steven R. Weisman
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Rich People Poor Countries: The Rise of Emerging-Market Tycoons and Their Mega Firms
Caroline Freund. Assisted by Sarah Oliver.
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Crafting a Global Field: Six Decades of the Comparative and International Education Society
Edited by Erwin H. Epstein
(Comparative Education Research Centre, Hong Kong University)

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: The Best American Magazine Writing 2016, The Bhagavata Purana, Columbia in Manhattanville, and More!

The Best American Magazine Writing 2016

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Best American Magazine Writing 2016
Edited by Sid Holt for the American Society of Magazine Editors. Introduction by Roger Hodge, national editor of The Intercept.

Little Magazine, World Form
Eric Bulson

The Bhagavata Purana: Selected Readings
Ravi M. Gupta and Kenneth R. Valpey

A New Vocabulary for Global Modernism
Edited by Eric Hayot and Rebecca L. Walkowitz

The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics
William Desmond

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

Columbia in Manhattanville
Edited by Caitlin Blanchfield
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Wine and Brain Science, Getting Risk Right, the History of Chinese Food in America, and More!

Neuroenology, by Gordon Shepherd

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine
Gordon M. Shepherd

Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks
Geoffrey C. Kabat

Chow Chop Suey: Food and the Chinese American Journey
Anne Mendelson

The People’s Money: How China Is Building a Global Currency
Paola Subacchi

A History of the Iraq Crisis: France, the United States, and Iraq, 1991–2003
Frédéric Bozo. Translated by Susan Emanuel
(Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Columbia University)

The Economics of Air Pollution in China: Achieving Better and Cleaner Growth
Ma Jun

Efficiency, Finance, and Varieties of Industrial Policy: Guiding Resources, Learning, and Technology for Sustained Growth
Edited by Akbar Noman and Joseph E. Stiglitz

Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States
Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

Columbia Business School: A Century of Ideas
Edited by Brian Thomas

New in paperback
Neopoetics: The Evolution of the Literate Imagination
Christopher Collins

New in paperback
Dying to Forget: Oil, Power, Palestine, and the Foundations of U.S. Policy in the Middle East, with a new preface
Irene L. Gendzier

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

New in paperback
Atheists in America
Edited by Melanie E. Brewster

New in paperback
Christo-Fiction: The Ruins of Athens and Jerusalem
François Laruelle. Translated by Robin Mackay

Transitional Justice and Education: Learning Peace
Edited by Clara Ramírez-Barat and Roger Duthie
(Social Science Research Council)

Applying the Constitution of the Republic of Poland in Horizontal Relations
Monika Florczak-Wator
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Central Asia and Iran: Greeks, Parthians, Kushans and Sasanians
Edited by Edward Dabrowa
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Basic Documents in Federal Campaign Finance Law
Edited by Pawel Laidler and Maciej Turek
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Is the Body the Temple of the Soul?: Modern Yoga Practice as a Psychosocial Phenomenon
Krzysztof T. Konecki
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Better Presentations, the Political Thought of Martin Heidegger, and More!

Better Presentations, by Jonathan Schwabish

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks
Jonathan Schwabish

The Politics of Being: The Political Thought of Martin Heidegger, With a New Preface
Richard Wolin

Bachelor Japanists: Japanese Aesthetics and Western Masculinities
Christopher Reed

Economic Competence and Financial Literacy of Young Adults: Status and Challenges
Edited by Eveline Wuttke, Jürgen Seifried, and Stephan Schumann
(Barbara Budrich Publishers)

Greek Tragedy, European Odyssey: The Politics and Economics of the Eurozone Crisis
Robert Godby and Stephanie B. Anderson
(Barbara Budrich Publishers)

The Service User as a Partner in Social Work Projects and Education: Concepts and Evaluations of Courses with a Gap-Mending Approach in Europe
Edited by Emanuela Chiapparini
(Barbara Budrich Publishers)

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Class Clowns, New York’s Elite, The Parole Board, and Much More!

Class Clowns, Jonathan Knee

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education
Jonathan A. Knee

In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City’s Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis
Clifton Hood

On the Parole Board: Reflections on Crime, Punishment, Redemption, and Justice
Frederic G. Reamer

Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics
Edited by Olivia Custer, Penelope Deutscher, and Samir Haddad

Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation of Spanish and American Literature
Gayle Rogers

At the Mercy of Their Clothes: Modernism, the Middlebrow, and British Garment Culture
Celia Marshik

Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook
David Galef

Death and Mastery: Psychoanalytic Drive Theory and the Subject of Late Capitalism
Benjamin Y. Fong

Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic
Blake Atwood

Staging Chinese Revolution: Theater, Film, and the Afterlives of Propaganda
Xiaomei Chen

China’s Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination
Ji-Young Lee

Reading the Mahavamsa: The Literary Aims of a Theravada Buddhist History
Kristin Scheible

The Politics of Being: The Political Thought of Martin Heidegger, With a New Preface
Richard Wolin

A History of Housing in New York City, revised edition
Richard Plunz. Foreword by Kenneth T. Jackson

Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings (Now available in paper)
Frederic M. Wehrey

The Essay Film: Dialogue, Politics, Utopia
Edited by Elizabeth Papazian and Caroline Eades
(Wallflower Press)

(more…)

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Frontier Markets, How Art Transforms Us, a New Theory of Imperialism, and More!

Frontier Investor

Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets
Marko Dimitrijevic, with Timothy Mistele

The Work of Art: Rethinking the Elementary Forms of Religious Life
Michael Jackson

A Theory of Imperialism
Utsa Patnaik and Prabhat Patnaik, with commentary from David Harvey and a foreword by Akeel Bilgrami

A Dharma Reader: Classical Indian Law
Translated and edited by Patrick Olivelle

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Entrepreneurship, Dispossession & The Environment, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and More.

Dispossession and the Environment, Paige West

A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World
Joe Carlen

Dispossession and the Environment: Rhetoric and Inequality in Papua New Guinea
Paige West

A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park: How a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City’s Waterfront
Nancy Webster and David Shirley

The Quotidian Revolution: Vernacularization, Religion, and the Premodern Public Sphere in India
Christian Lee Novetzke

The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 1916–2016: A Dental School on University Lines
Allan J. Formicola

Violence and Civility: On the Limits of Political Philosophy (now in paper)
Étienne Balibar. Translated by G. M. Goshgarian

Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth (now in paper)
Alison Bashford

The Art of Being Many: Towards a New Theory and Practice of Gathering
Edited by geheimagentur, Martin Jörg Schäfer, and Vassilis S. Tsianos
(Transcript-Verlag)

Migration – Networks – Skills: Anthropological Perspectives on Mobility and Transformation
Edited by Astrid Wonneberger, Mijal Gandelsman-Trier, and Hauke Dorsch
(Transcript-Verlag)

Performing Authorship: Strategies of “Becoming an Author” in the Works of Paul Auster, Candice Breitz, Sophie Calle, and Jonathan Safran Foer
Sonja Longolius
(Transcript-Verlag)

Toward Diversity and Emancipation: (Re-)Narrating Space in the Contemporary American Novel
Marcel Thoene
(Transcript-Verlag)

Visiting the Visitor: An Enquiry Into the Visitor Business in Museums
Edited by Ann Davis and Kerstin Smeds
(Transcript-Verlag)

Photography in Latin America: Images and Identities Across Time and Space
Edited by Gisela Cánepa Koch and Ingrid Kummels
(Transcript-Verlag)

Working with Nature in Aotearoa New Zealand: An Ethnography of Coastal Protection
Friederike Gesing
(Transcript-Verlag)

Improvisation erforschen – improvisierend forschen / Researching Improvisation – Researching by Improvisation
Beiträge zur Exploration musikalischer Improvisation / Essays About the Exploration of Musical Improvisation

Edited by Reinhard Gagel and Matthias Schwabe
(Transcript-Verlag)

Zeitschrift für interkulturelle Germanistik (Journal of Intercultural German Studies), Vol. 7, Issue 1/2016
Edited by Dieter Heimböckel, Georg Mein, Gesine Lenore Schiewer, and Heinz Sieburg
(Transcript-Verlag)