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Curlew Moon

by Mary Colwell William Collins (April 19, 2018)

‘Focuses a razor light on the plight of one of our most iconic birds. Inspirational!’ Tim Birkhead

Curlews are Britain’s largest wading bird, known for their evocative calls which embody wild places;...


Sport Tourism Development

by Dr. James Higham Channel View Publications (April 17, 2018)

This book critically explores sport-related tourism drawing on the fields of sport management, the sociology of sport, consumer behaviour, sports marketing, economic, urban and sports geography, and tourism...


Educating Refugee-background Students

by Shawna Shapiro, Raichle Farrelly & Mary Jane Curry Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

This collection of empirical work offers an in-depth exploration of key issues in the education of adolescents and adults with refugee backgrounds residing in North America, Australia and Europe. These studies...


Immersion Education

by Pádraig Ó Duibhir Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

The body of research in this volume offers a detailed account of the success of young immersion learners of Irish in becoming competent speakers of the minority language. Taking account of in-class and out-of-class...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


The View from Flyover Country

by Sarah Kendzior Flatiron Books (April 17, 2018)

"A collection of sharp-edged, humanistic pieces about the American heartland...Passionate pieces that repeatedly assail the inability of many to empathize and to humanize." — Kirkus

From the St. Louis–based...


Mr. Lear

by Jenny Uglow Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 17, 2018)

A sparkling biography of the poet and artist Edward Lear by the award-winning biographer Jenny Uglow

Edward Lear, the renowned English artist, musician, author, and poet, lived a vivid, fascinating life, but...


Acid West

by Joshua Wheeler Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 17, 2018)

A rollicking debut book of essays that takes readers on a trip through the muck of American myths that have settled in the desert of our country’s underbelly

Early on July 16, 1945, Joshua Wheeler’s great...


A Higher Loyalty

by James Comey Flatiron Books (April 17, 2018)

In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good,...


Cousins Maine Lobster

by Jim Tselikis & Sabin Lomac St. Martin's Press (April 17, 2018)

From the co-founders of the smash hit Cousins Maine Lobster food trucks comes a business book revealing to new entrepreneurs how the authors built their brand through integrity and authenticity.

In early 2012,...


Loulou & Yves

by Christopher Petkanas St. Martin's Press (April 17, 2018)

No one interested in fashion, style, or the high-flying intrigues of café society will want to miss the exuberantly entertaining oral biography Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the...


Accidental Brothers

by Dr. Nancy L. Segal & Yesika S. Montoya St. Martin's Press (April 17, 2018)

"A unique window into human behavior and development." —Steven Pinker

The riveting story of two sets of identical twins separated at birth and improbably reunited as adults, a dream case for exploring nature...


Renaissance Woman

by Ramie Targoff Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 17, 2018)

A biography of Vittoria Colonna, confidante of Michelangelo, scion of one of the most powerful families of her era, and a pivotal figure in the Italian Renaissance

Ramie Targoff’s Renaissance Woman tells of...


The Burning Shores

by Frederic Wehrey Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 17, 2018)

A riveting, beautifully crafted account of Libya after Qadhafi.

The death of Colonel Muammar Qadhafi freed Libya from forty-two years of despotic rule, raising hopes for a new era. But in the aftermath, the country...


A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

by A. Wilson Greene & Gary W. Gallagher The University of North Carolina Press (April 17, 2018)

Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle...


To Play Again

by Carol Rosenberger She Writes Press (April 17, 2018)

At age twenty-one, while she was working with the legendary Nadia Boulanger in France, concert pianist Carol Rosenberger was stricken with paralytic polio—a condition that knocked out the very muscles she...


Own the Day, Own Your Life

by Aubrey Marcus Harper Wave (April 17, 2018)

The founder and CEO of Onnit, the mega lifestyle brand and one of the fastest growing companies in the country, teaches us how one single day of positive choices leads to a lifetime of concrete strategies for...


Kintsugi Wellness

by Candice Kumai Harper Wave (April 17, 2018)

"Candice has created a guide to an ancient, common-sense and approachable way of living. In a crowded wellness space, Kintsugi Wellness truly stands out."-Sophia Amoruso, founder and CEO, Girlboss

Where we...


Future Presence

by Peter Rubin HarperOne (April 17, 2018)

A Wired senior editor and virtual reality expert presents a captivating, candid glimpse into the future "realities" of this emerging technology: how we will use it to form previously impossible relationships,...


The Girl From Kathmandu

by Cam Simpson Harper (April 17, 2018)

The shocking story of the massacre of a group of Nepalese men working as Defense contractors for the United States Government during the Iraq War, and the widow who dedicated her life to finding justice for...


Willing Collaborators

by Michael Keane, Brian Yecies & Dr. Terry Flew Rowman & Littlefield International (April 16, 2018)

In recent years, many media producers, screenwriters, technicians and investors from the Asia-Pacific region have been attracted to projects in the People's Republic of China. The Chinese state’s recent willingness...


City of Second Sight

by Justin T. Clark The University of North Carolina Press (April 16, 2018)

In the decades before the U.S. Civil War, the city of Boston evolved from a dilapidated, haphazardly planned, and architecturally stagnant provincial town into a booming and visually impressive metropolis. In...


Historical Dictionary of Trinidad and Tobago

by Rita Pemberton, Debbie McCollin, Gelien Matthews & Michael Toussaint Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 15, 2018)

As separate entities and later a unified state, the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago boast very unique histories. Initially claimed by the Spanish in 1498, these territories were affected by the imperialist...


Representing the Rainbow in Young Adult Literature

by Christine A. Jenkins & Michael Cart Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 15, 2018)

Discussions of gender and sexuality have become part of mainstream conversations and are being reflected in the work of more and more writers of fiction, particularly in literature aimed at young adult audiences....


Implementing the Information Literacy Framework

by Janice J. Baskin, Dave Harmeyer & Trudi E. Jacobson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 15, 2018)

Implementing the Information Literacy Framework: A Practical Guide for Librarians is written with three types of people in mind: librarians, classroom educators, and students. This book and its website address...


Stopping the Bomb

by Nicholas L. Miller Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Stopping the Bomb examines the historical development and effectiveness of American efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. Nicholas L. Miller offers here a novel theory that argues changes in American...


Labor in Israel

by Jonathan Preminger ILR Press (April 15, 2018)

Using a comprehensive analysis of the wave of organizing that swept the country starting in 2007, Labor in Israel investigates the changing political status of organized labor in the context of changes to Israel’s...


Twilight of the Titans

by Paul K. MacDonald & Joseph M. Parent Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

In this bold new perspective on the United States–China power transition, Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent examine all great power transitions since 1870. They find that declining and rising powers have...


Border Capitalism, Disrupted

by Stephen Campbell ILR Press (April 15, 2018)

Border Capitalism, Disrupted presents an insightful ethnography of migrant labor regulation at the Mae Sot Special Border Economic Zone on the Myanmar border in northwest Thailand. By bringing a new deployment...


Cancer Crossings

by Tim Wendel & Martin Brecher ILR Press (April 15, 2018)

When Eric Wendel was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 1966, the survival rate was 10 percent. Today, it is 90 percent. Even as politicians call for a "Cancer Moonshot," this accomplishment remains...


The Chain of Things

by Eric Downing Cornell University Press and Cornell University Li (April 15, 2018)

In The Chain of Things, Eric Downing shows how the connection between divinatory magic and reading shaped the experience of reading and aesthetics among nineteenth-century realists and modernist thinkers. He...


School of Europeanness

by Dace Dzenovska Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

In School of Europeanness, Dace Dzenovska argues that Europe’s political landscape is shaped by a fundamental tension between the need to exclude and the requirement to profess and institutionalize the value...


Patriotic Ayatollahs

by Caroleen Marji Sayej Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Patriotic Ayatollahs explores the contributions of senior clerics in state and nation-building after the 2003 Iraq war. Caroleen Sayej suggests that the four so-called Grand Ayatollahs, the highest-ranking...


Democracy in Exile

by Daniel Bessner Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Anyone interested in the history of U.S. foreign relations, Cold War history, and twentieth century intellectual history will find this impressive biography of Hans Speier, one of the most influential figures...


Harvests, Feasts, and Graves

by Ryan Schram Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Ryan Schram explores phenomena of intercultural and historical conjuncture as experienced by the Auhewela in Papua New Guinea in Harvests, Feasts, and Graves. In this ethnographic investigation, Schram ponders...


The Control Agenda

by Matthew J. Ambrose Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

The Control Agenda is a sweeping account of the history of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), their rise in the Nixon and Ford administrations, their downfall under President Carter, and their powerful...


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Shakespeare on Theatre

by William Shakespeare & Nick de Somogyi Nick Hern Books (April 13, 2018)

A unique collection of Shakespeare's every reflection on the theatre, offering fascinating insights into the man, his work, and the world of the Jacobean stage.

Shakespeare was a man of the theatre to his core,...


Tackling Text [and subtext]

by Barbara Houseman Nick Hern Books (April 13, 2018)

An intensely practical handbook for actors on how to cope with text, subtext, character and situation. Preface by Kenneth Branagh.

Having helped the actor with basic vocal technique in her enormously successful...


To Master the Boundless Sea

by Jason W. Smith The University of North Carolina Press (April 13, 2018)

As the United States grew into an empire in the late nineteenth century, notions like "sea power" derived not only from fleets, bases, and decisive battles, but also from a scientific effort to understand and...


Revolutionaries for the Right

by Kyle Burke The University of North Carolina Press (April 13, 2018)

Freedom fighters. Guerilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune. The many civil wars and rebellions against communist governments drew heavily from this cast of characters. Yet from Nicaragua to Afghanistan, Vietnam...


Race Over Party

by Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood The University of North Carolina Press (April 13, 2018)

In late-nineteenth-century Boston, battles over black party loyalty were fights over the place of African Americans in the post–Civil War nation. In his fresh in-depth study of black partisanship and politics,...


The Theory of Relativity and its Influence on Scientific Thought

by Arthur Eddington Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

"Every one now admits that the Ptolemaic system, which regarded the earth as the centre of all things, belongs to the dark ages. But to our dismay we have discovered that the same geocentric outlook still permeates...


The Psychology of Red and Yellow

by Henry Havelock Ellis Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

Among all colors, the most poignantly emotional tone undoubtedly belongs to red... In all parts of the world red is symbolical of joyous emotion. Often, either alone or in association with yellow, occasionally...


The Psychology of Joking

by John Hughlings Jackson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

Punning is well worthy of the psychologist's attention. I seriously mean that the analysis of puns is a simple way of beginning the methodical analysis of the process of normal and abnormal mentation. This,...


The Psychology of Genius

by William Hirsch & Sully James Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

This book deals with the Psychology of Genius and the relation between Genius and Insanity.

"The psychological analysis of famous poets will show that the intellectual function is no whit less important a factor...


The Training of Dog and its Psychology

by John Monteith & Thomas Wesley Mills Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

This book deals with the training of Dog and the Psychology of the animal.

“Dogs are not filthy in their habits, but some people who keep them are, and others do not understand what is required to enable a...


The North America Indians

by Franz Boas & Clark Wissler Lm Publishers (April 12, 2018)

"In North America, as a whole, anthropologists usually recognize from ten to eleven more or less clearly defined culture areas, the approximate borders of which are indicated on the accompanying map. Yet, in...


The Mississippi River Problem

by Walter S. Tower & H. M. Kingery Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

"The project for a deep waterway from the Great Lakes to the Gulf has been dreamed about and discussed intermittently for half a century, but nothing definite ever came of it until a little over a year ago,...


Steps in the Evolution of Religion

by Frank Sargent Hoffman & James Thompson Bixby Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

This book deals with the steps in the evolution of religion and the Influence of the Environment on Religion. The most remarkable thing yet discovered about this planet is the fact that human beings exist upon...