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The Ghost

by Jefferson Morley St. Martin's Press (October 24, 2017)

"The best book ever written about the strangest CIA chief who ever lived." - Tim Weiner, National Book Award-winning author of Legacy of Ashes

A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid...


Memories After My Death

by Yaïr Lapid St. Martin's Press (October 24, 2017)

From leading political figure and bestselling Hebrew author Yair Lapid comes a mesmerizing portrait of the author's father, one of modern Israel's leading figures.

Memories After My Death is the astonishing true...


Slaves in the Family

by Edward Ball Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 24, 2017)

Fifteen years after its hardcover debut, the FSG Classics reissue of the celebrated work of narrative nonfiction that won the National Book Award and changed the American conversation about race, with a new...


Ghosts of the Tsunami

by Richard Lloyd Parry Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 24, 2017)

The definitive account of what happened, why, and above all how it felt, when catastrophe hit Japan—by the Japan correspondent of The Times (London) and author of People Who Eat Darkness

On March 11, 2011,...


The Great Gasbag

by Joy Behar Harper (October 24, 2017)

One of our most beloved comedians, the brilliantly witty and outspoken star of The View, hits the most unpopular President ever elected where it hurts—and makes us laugh and cheer—in this hilarious alphabetical...


Breaking News

by Jeremy Thompson Biteback Publishing (October 19, 2017)

Until his retirement at the end of 2016, Jeremy Thompson was one of the longest-serving journalists and news anchors in the UK.

During a forty-year career in television news, Thompson gained a reputation as the...


Canadianity

by Jeremy Taggart & Jonathan Torrens HarperCollins Publishers (October 17, 2017)

Sprung from their hugely successful podcast Canadianity, Taggart (that guy from that band) and Torrens (that guy from that show) share a collection of showbiz tales from the road and relatable everyday anecdotes,...


Market Encounters

by Bianca Murillo Ohio University Press (October 16, 2017)

In Market Encounters, Bianca Murillo explores the shifting social terrains that made the buying and selling of goods in modern Ghana possible. Fusing economic and business history with social and cultural history,...


Living with Nkrumahism

by Jeffrey S. Ahlman Ohio University Press (October 16, 2017)

In the 1950s, Ghana, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah and the Convention People’s Party, drew the world’s attention as anticolonial activists, intellectuals, and politicians looked to it as a model...


Following the Ball

by Todd Cleveland Ohio University Press (October 16, 2017)

With Following the Ball, Todd Cleveland incorporates labor, sport, diasporic, and imperial history to examine the extraordinary experiences of African football players from Portugal’s African colonies as they...


Negotiating Group Identities in Multicultural Germany

by David Abadi Lexington Books (October 16, 2017)

This monograph scrutinizes the media portrayals of (ethnic/religious) minorities in Germany, encompassing the fields of media sociology, media effects, political communication, multiculturalism, populism in...


Athens, Arden, Jerusalem

by Kate Havard, Paul T. Wilford, Wilfred M. McClay & Ronna Burger et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2017)

This collection of essays aims to explore fundamental questions about God, human nature, and political life through careful readings of the Greek poets, the Hebrew Bible, and Shakespeare. The volume investigates...


A Critical Guide to Intellectual Property

by Mat Callahan & Jim Rogers Zed Books (October 15, 2017)

  • Demystifies a complex subject - accessible to both a student and non-specialist audience.
  • The most up-to-date overview of issues surrounding IP available.
  • Explores a number of highly topical areas, including...


Mark Twain and Philosophy

by Alan Goldman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 15, 2017)

Mark Twain, the “Father of American Literature,” and renowned humorist, satirist, and commentator on humanity and American life, is best known for his classic, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain’s body...


Ghosts of Wales

by Mark Rees The History Press (October 12, 2017)

In the Victorian age ghost stories made headline news, were used as evidence in the court room, and forced terrified families to flee their homes, while so-called psychic mediums plied their trade on the high...


Billionaire at the Barricades

by Laura Ingraham St. Martin's Press (October 10, 2017)

Americans didn’t just go to the polls in 2016. They joined a movement that swept the unlikeliest of candidates, Donald Trump, into the Oval Office. Can he complete his agenda? Or will his opponents in the...


The Secret Life

by Andrew O'Hagan Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 10, 2017)

A Top 10 Book of Essays & Literary Criticism for Fall 2017, Publishers Weekly | Books We Can’t Wait to Read in the Rest of 2017, Chicago Reader

The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for...


Spy Schools

by Daniel Golden Henry Holt and Co. (October 10, 2017)

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Daniel Golden exposes how academia has become the center of foreign and domestic espionage—and why that is troubling news for our nation's security.

Grounded in extensive research...


Blind Injustice

by Mark Godsey University of California Press (October 10, 2017)

How could a regular person with above-average intelligence willingly confess to murder when we now know from DNA testing that someone else was the murderer? How could ten witnesses say they were positive that...


WTF?

by Tim O'Reilly HarperBusiness (October 10, 2017)

WTF? can be an expression of amazement or an expression of dismay. In today’s economy, we have far too much dismay along with our amazement, and technology bears some of the blame. In this combination of...


The Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy

by James M. McCormick Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

The seventh edition of this leading reader for courses in American foreign policy offers students an up-to-date, highly accessible introduction to the broad array of domestic factors influencing U.S. policymakers....


America’s Two Constitutions

by Thomas J. Reed Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (October 06, 2017)

America’s Two Constitutions explores the history of the treatment of dissenters in time of war, beginning with the treatment of Tories during the Revolution, followed by description and analysis of the Lincoln...


Experiencing Chick Corea

by Monika Herzig Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

With twenty-three Grammy wins, Chick Corea is a legendary jazz figure and one of the most prolific and influential contemporary pianists of our time. He has produced hundreds of releases in multiple genres over...


Brave Punk World

by James Greene Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

Punk rock may have started in the United Kingdom and United States but it certainly didn’t stay in either country. The genre flew around the globe like a contagion, touching off simultaneous movements in nearly...


The New Senior Man

by Thelma Reese & Barbara M. Fleisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

The New Senior Man: Exploring New Horizons, New Opportunities fills a gap that is already huge –and growing. Where do men fit into the astonishing changes in both life expectancy and visibility of the aging...


The Grand Tour Guide to the World

by HarperCollins HarperCollins (October 05, 2017)

The world is a big place full of interesting things. And The Grand Tour has seen some of them. That’s why few people are better placed to lead you around this vast planet of ours than Jeremy Clarkson, Richard...


The Horse in Literature and Film

by Francisco LaRubia-Prado Lexington Books (October 05, 2017)

Horses serve as central characters in great literary works that span ages and cultures. But why? In The Horse in Literature and Film: Uncovering a Transcultural Paradigm, Francisco LaRubia-Prado, Ph.D. explores...


The Making of Hmong America

by Kou Yang Lexington Books (October 05, 2017)

This study documents Hmong’s involvement in the Secret War in Laos, their refugee exodus from Laos to the refugee camps in Thailand, and the challenges to find third countries to take Hmong refugees. At the...


NATO and Article 5

by John R. Deni Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 04, 2017)

For much of the last 25 years, NATO has focused on crisis managementin places such as Kosovo and Afghanistan,resulting in major changes to alliance strategy, resourcing,force structure, and training. Re-embracing...


Does Collective Impact Work?

by Frank Ridzi & Margaret Doughty Lexington Books (October 04, 2017)

The book seeks to demonstrate the ways in which collective impact approaches have guided the development of literacy coalitions over time. Since community collaboration strategies developed to address social...


Scaling Identities

by Guntram H. Herb & David H. Kaplan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 04, 2017)

This comprehensive book examines the crucial connections between national identity, territory, and scale. Providing a powerful theoretical and organizational framework, the volume identifies four ways in which...


Shakti's New Voice

by Angela Rudert Lexington Books (October 04, 2017)

Shakti’s New Voice is the first comprehensive study of Anandmurti Gurumaa, a widely popular contemporary female guru from north India known for offering spiritual teachings and music on satellite television...


Adults in the Room

by Yanis Varoufakis Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 03, 2017)

A Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

What happens when you take on the establishment? In Adults in the Room, the renowned economist and former finance minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis gives the full, blistering...


Rebuilding Public Institutions Together

by Albert W. Dzur Cornell Selects (October 03, 2017)

The Laurence and Lynne Brown Democracy Medal is an initiative of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Pennsylvania State University. It annually recognizes outstanding individuals, groups, and organizations...


Nasty Women

by Samhita Mukhopadhyay & Kate Harding Picador (October 03, 2017)

Twenty-Three Leading Feminist Writers on Protest and Solidarity

When 53 percent of white women voted for Donald Trump and 94 percent of black women voted for Hillary Clinton, how can women unite in Trump’s...


How the Right Lost Its Mind

by Charles J. Sykes St. Martin's Press (October 03, 2017)

"Bracing and immediate." - The Washington Post

Once at the center of the American conservative movement, bestselling author and radio host Charles Sykes is a fierce opponent of Donald Trump and the right-wing...


Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

by Cathy J. Schlund-Vials & Viet Thanh Nguyen Fordham University Press (October 03, 2017)

Emerging from mid-century social movements, Civil Rights Era formations, and anti-war protests, Asian American studies is now an established field of transnational inquiry, diasporic engagement, and rights activism....


Google Me

by Barbara Cassin & Michael Syrotinski Fordham University Press (October 03, 2017)

“Google is a champion of cultural democracy, but without culture and without democracy.” In this witty and polemical critique the philosopher Barbara Cassin takes aim at Google and our culture of big data....


Left Bank of the Hudson

by David J. Goodwin & D. W. Gibson Empire State Editions (October 03, 2017)

In the late 1980s, a handful of artists priced out of Manhattan and desperately needing affordable studio space discovered 111 1st Street, a former P. Lorillard Tobacco Company warehouse. Over the next two decades,...


Atopias

by Frédéric Neyrat, Lindsay Turner, Walt Hunter & Steven Shaviro Fordham University Press (October 03, 2017)

This book offers a manifesto for a radical existentialism aiming to regenerate the place of the outside that contemporary theory underestimates. Neyrat calls this outside “atopia”: not utopia, a dreamt place...


Bigly

by Rob Long Regnery Publishing (October 03, 2017)

"I know words. I have the best words." - Donald Trump

He's unpolished. He's unfettered. He's unconventional. But when President-Elect Donald Trump speaks, the world listens-and things happen. This hilarious collection...


Muslim Sage Among Peers

by John D. Barton Blue Dome Press (October 01, 2017)

This volume puts Fethullah Gulen and the Hizmet movement in dialogue with Christian theologians, philosophers and organizations concerning areas of shared interest. The Christian voices represented in these...


No Return from Democracy

by Faruk Mercan Blue Dome Press (October 01, 2017)

It was rare, if not impossible, to find in ’80s and ’90s a Muslim cleric who spoke in favor of democracy, integration with the Western world, and universal human values. Fethullah Gülen was one of those....


Overload

by Bob Schieffer & H. Andrew Schwartz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2017)

From the explosion of fake news to the challenges of the 24 hour news cycle, legendary journalist Bob Schieffer examines political journalism today and those who practice it. Based on interviews with over 40...


The New World Order Book

by Nick Redfern Visible Ink Press (October 01, 2017)

Turbulent times. Economic disruptions. Wars and civil strife. Hidden and secret cabals. Global elites. Mysterious symbols. Missing money. Surveillance and microchips. Where is the world heading? Just who has...


The Question of Space

by Marijn Nieuwenhuis & David Crouch Rowman & Littlefield International (September 29, 2017)

The spatial turn has been deeply influential across the humanities and social sciences for several decades. Yet despite this long term influence most volumes focus mainly on geography and tend to take a Eurocentric...


Youth, Crime, and Justice

by Erika Gebo & Carolyn Boyes-Watson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 28, 2017)

Youth, Crime, and Justice is a comprehensive introduction to juvenile justice through a unique case-study approach. Each chapter opens with an engaging case, followed by an explanatory chapter that teaches core...


Restoring America's Fiscal Constitution

by John D. Merrifield & Barry W. Poulson Lexington Books (September 28, 2017)

Restoring America’s Fiscal Constitution estimates the potential impact of new fiscal rules on the U.S. economy over the next two decades. The new rules would require a cyclically balanced budget and an expenditure...


Disrobed

by Syl Tang Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 28, 2017)

We may not often think of our clothes as having a function beyond covering our naked bodies and keeping us a little safer from the elements. But to discount the enormous influence of clothing on anything from...


Entertainment - Droit, Médias, Art, Culture 2017/3

by Caroline Blancheriau, Monsieur Eric Canal Forgues Alter, Mr. Harold Flegelman & Monsieur Alain Hazan et al. Bruylant (September 27, 2017)

Ce numéro contient notamment l'article d'analyse "Purchasing and Selling Intellectual Property Assets – The Purchase Price is not Just About Valuation", d'Harold Flegelman.