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F*cked

by Krystyna Hutchinson & Corinne Fisher HarperOne (October 24, 2017)

Are You a Dirty, Nasty Slut? Or a Sexually Repressed Nightmare?

Regardless of your background or bedroom resume, someone or something has probably made you feel that way at some point. This was what Corinne Fisher...


The Media Environment of Political Thought

by Asaf Y. Shamis Lexington Books (October 15, 2017)

The Media Environment of Political Thought offers a novel way of looking at the tradition of political thought by reconstructing the historical media landscapes in which great political texts of the past were...


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...


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...


The Political Blame Game in American Democracy

by Mark Hickson Iii & Larry Powell Lexington Books (October 06, 2017)

They Started It! looks at the forces that have developed over the past 50-plus years and created a dysfunctional political system in the United States. It argues that the current level of partisan polarization...


The Times Great Letters: A century of notable correspondence

by James Owen Times Books (October 05, 2017)

The Times has the most famous letters page of any newspaper. This delightful selection of over 300 items of correspondence over the last century shows precisely why.

As a forum for debate, playground for opinion-formers,...


Selling Your Book

by Bruce Mowday Barricade Books (October 05, 2017)

??Many authors have a difficult time marketing and selling their own books and that leads to poor sales. The publishing world has drastically changed in the last decade and today’s successful authors need...


The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

by Bandy X. Lee, Leonard L. Glass, M.D., M.P.H., Gail Sheehy & William J. Doherty et al. St. Martin's Press (October 03, 2017)

The New York Times bestseller! More than two dozen psychiatrists and psychologists offer their consensus view that Trump's mental state presents a clear and present danger to our nation and individual well-being....


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....


Expectation

by Jean-Luc Nancy, Robert Bononno & Jean-Michel Rabaté Fordham University Press (October 03, 2017)

Expectation is a major volume of Jean-Luc Nancy’s writings on literature, written across three decades but, for the most part, previously unavailable in English. More substantial than literary criticism, these...


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 Runaway Species

by Anthony Brandt & David Eagleman Catapult (October 01, 2017)

The Runaway Species: How human creativity remakes the world is a deep-dive into the creative mind, a celebration of the human spirit, and a vision of how humanity can improve our future by understanding and...


The Off-Modern

by Ron Roberts Zero Books (September 29, 2017)

Society is undergoing a process of deep change and transformation as the neoliberal order moves into crisis. Contemporary psychology, mired in exceptionalism and individualism, fails to address this broader...


Grassroots Approaches to Community-Based Peacebuilding Initiatives

by Kawser Ahmed Lexington Books (September 28, 2017)

Grassroots Approaches to Community-Based Peacebuilding Initiatives examines how change is affected in society by studying the experiences of community leaders involved in social activism in Winnipeg, Canada....


Solo Success!

by Christine Ingall Panoma Press (September 28, 2017)

Millions of people, who live alone and are without a partner, avoid everyday leisure pursuits for fear of being seen to be on their own. Many people in a relationship never do anything on their own. This step-by-step...


Easy Technology Programs for Libraries

by David Folmar Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 28, 2017)

Are you a librarian struggling to stay engaged in a digital age? Facing budget concerns to keep existing programs running? Don’t have the staff or budget for specialized services? Wonder how to move beyond...


A Communication Perspective on Margaret Thatcher

by Janet L. Fallon Lexington Books (September 27, 2017)

A Communication Perspective on Margaret Thatcher: Stateswoman of the Twentieth Century represents broad analysis of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s communicative appeals, rhetorical efforts,...


Karl Popper, Science and Enlightenment

by Nicholas Maxwell UCL Press (September 26, 2017)

Here is an idea that just might save the world. It is that science, properly understood, provides us with the methodological key to the salvation of humanity. A version of this idea can be found in the works...


Language, Education and Neoliberalism

by Mi-Cha Flubacher & Alfonso Del Percio Multilingual Matters (September 25, 2017)

This edited volume presents an empirical account of how neoliberal ideas are adopted on the ground by different actors in different educational settings, from bilingual education in the US, to migrant work...


Language Learner Autonomy

by Prof. David Little, Leni Dam & Lienhard Legenhausen Multilingual Matters (September 25, 2017)

This is the first book on language learner autonomy to combine comprehensive accounts of classroom practice with empirical and case-study research and a wide-ranging engagement with applied linguistic and pedagogical...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu Sun Tzu (September 24, 2017)

The Art of War' is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the 5th century BC and is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which...


Disabilities in Nigeria

by Edwin Etieyibo & Odirin Omiegbe Hamilton Books (September 22, 2017)

The book examines issues of disabilities in Nigeria focusing on attitudes and reactions to people with disabilities within the context of practices perpetuating the treatment of people with disabilities. It...


Crosslinguistic Influence and Distinctive Patterns of Language Learning

by Anne Golden, Dr. Scott Jarvis & Kari Tenfjord Multilingual Matters (September 22, 2017)

This book details patterns of language use that can be found in the writing of adult immigrant learners of Norwegian as a second language (L2). Each study draws its data from a single corpus of texts written...


Embodiment in the Semiotic Matrix

by Isaac E. Catt Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (September 22, 2017)

Communicology is widely accepted on the international scene as a new name for the study of human communication. It replaces several equivocal disciplinary conceptions such as "communication," which may fail...


Mania and Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong

by Jerry Clark & Ed Palattella Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 22, 2017)

Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong, as one judge described her, as “a coldly calculated criminal recidivist and serial killer.” She had experienced a lifetime of murder, mayhem, and mental illness. She killed two...


Animal Constructions and Technological Knowledge

by Ashley Shew Lexington Books (September 20, 2017)

Animal studies literature, and its public consumption have sparked interest in questions about humanity. Most scholars aim these studies to help us sort out how we should regard other creatures and how we should...


Derrida and Foucault

by Paul Rekret Rowman & Littlefield International (September 20, 2017)

Derrida and Foucault offers a major contribution to the interpretation of these two highly influential thinkers. By tracing the moments where Derrida and Foucault’s arguments converge but also where they deviate,...


The Influential Mind

by Tali Sharot Henry Holt and Co. (September 19, 2017)

A cutting-edge, research-based inquiry into how we influence those around us and how understanding the brain can help us change minds for the better.

In The Influential Mind, neuroscientist Tali Sharot takes...


We Need to Talk

by Celeste Headlee Harper Wave (September 19, 2017)

“WE NEED TO TALK.”

In this urgent and insightful book, public radio journalist Celeste Headlee shows us how to bridge what divides us--by having real conversations

BASED ON THE TED TALK WITH OVER 10 MILLION...


Changing Creative Writing in America

by Prof. Graeme Harper Multilingual Matters (September 18, 2017)

In this compelling collection of essays contributors critically examine Creative Writing in American Higher Education. Considering Creative Writing teaching, learning and knowledge, the book recognizes historical...


Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and Information Literacy Instruction

by Amanda Scull Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2017)

Developing Dynamic Intersections between Collection Development and Information Literacy Instruction identifies the intersections between collection development and information literacy instruction and provides...


Queenly Philosophers

by Jane Duran Lexington Books (September 15, 2017)

Recent work on the Platonic notion of the Guardian has focused on the female Guardian, or “Philosopher Queen,” but mainly insofar as the idea is problematic. Okin, Saxonhouse, and others have tried to be...


Heroes, Heroines, and Everything in Between

by Christopher J. Olson, CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, Jennifer Miller & Nancy Bressler et al. Lexington Books (September 15, 2017)

Heroes, Heroines, and Everything in Between: Challenging Gender and Sexuality Stereotypes in Children's Entertainment Media examines how this media ecology now includes a presence for nonheteronormative genders...


The Philosophy of Sex

by Raja Halwani, Alan Soble, Sarah Hoffman & Jacob M. Held Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2017)

With twenty-five essays, fourteen of which are new to this edition, this best-selling volume examines the nature, morality, and social meanings of contemporary sexual phenomena. Topics include sexual desire,...


Perspectives on Commoning

by Guido Ruivenkamp & Andy Hilton Zed Books (September 15, 2017)

In the wake of socialism’s demise and liberalism’s loss of direction, new ideas are needed for the next major realignment of the social and political domain. Making a unique contribution to the idea of ‘the...


Narratives of East Asian Women Teachers of English

by Gloria Park Multilingual Matters (September 13, 2017)

This book is a powerful narrative of how six women experienced their lives alongside their desire to overcome the challenging and empowering nature of the English language. The volume shares who they are as...


Taking Chinese to the World

by Wei Ye Multilingual Matters (September 13, 2017)

In this book the author explores the work and living experiences of Confucius Institute Chinese teachers (CICTs) in the UK, how they interpret and make sense of their sojourning experience, and how this context...


The Dharma of The Princess Bride

by Ethan Nichtern Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 12, 2017)

An engagingly contemporary approach to Buddhism—through the lens of an iconic film and its memorable characters

Humorous yet spiritually rigorous, drawing from pop culture and from personal experience, The...


Seeing

by Tom Cornsweet University of California Press (September 12, 2017)

Written by one of the pioneers in visual perception, Seeing provides an overview of the basics of sight, from the anatomy of the eye, to optical illusions, to the way neural systems process visual signs. To...


The Golden Age of Phenomenology at the New School for Social Research, 1954–1973

by Lester Embree & Michael D. Barber Ohio University Press (September 11, 2017)

This collection focuses on the introduction of phenomenology to the United States by the community of scholars who taught and studied at the New School for Social Research from 1954 through 1973. During those...


Deaf in the USSR

by Claire L. Shaw Cornell University Press (September 08, 2017)

"Engagingly written and impeccably researched, this history of the deaf community in the USSR is a welcome addition to the history of the Soviet Union, to the history of welfare, and to disability studies."—Diane...


The Language of Strong Black Womanhood

by Karla D. Scott Lexington Books (September 07, 2017)

In The Language of Strong Black Womanhood: Myths, Models, Messages, and a New Mandate for Self-Care, Black women of the Baby Boomer generation and Hip Hop generation share messages communicated and models witnessed...


Men's Rights, Gender, and Social Media

by Christa Hodapp Lexington Books (September 05, 2017)

This work examines the contemporary men’s rights movement (MRM), a mainly online movement that claims men are oppressed by gender norms, women, and feminism. While some feminists and other progressives have...


Adaptation Online

by Lyndsay Michalik Gratch Lexington Books (September 05, 2017)

Adaptation Online: Creating Memes, Sweding Movies, and other Digital Performances explores how traditional notions of the processes and products of creative adaptation are evolving online. Using a performance...


Draft No. 4

by John McPhee Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 05, 2017)

The long-awaited guide to writing long-form nonfiction by the legendary author and teacher

Draft No. 4 is a master class on the writer’s craft. In a series of playful, expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares...


Solitary

by Terry Allen Kupers University of California Press (September 05, 2017)

“When I testify in court, I am often asked: ‘What is the damage of long term solitary confinement?’ … Many prisoners with serious mental illness emerge from prison after years in solitary with much...


Twilight of American Sanity

by Allen Frances William Morrow (September 05, 2017)

A landmark book, from “one of the world’s most prominent psychiatrists” (The Atlantic, June 2017): Eminent psychiatrist Allen Frances analyzes the national psyche, viewing the rise of Donald J. Trump as...


How to Teach

by Beverley E. Crane Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 2017)

How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians is designed for librarians and other educators who must instruct library patrons on subjects ranging from research skills to understanding and using electronic...


In Search of a Prophet

by Paul-Gordon Chandler Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 2017)

In Search of a Prophet is a fascinating journey through the spiritual life of Kahlil Gibran, author of the bestselling book The Prophet. Capturing our imaginations and enriching our spirits, Paul-Gordon Chandler...


Demons, the Devil, and Fallen Angels

by Marie D. Jones & Larry Flaxman Visible Ink Press (September 01, 2017)

Interest in the dark side is universal. Throughout the ages and spanning the world, tales and terrors of the devil, demons, and other dark forces have fascinated people. Demons, the Devil and Fallen Angels is...