Simon & Schuster Moves Up Mary Trump Book to July 14

‘I Am the Only Trump Who Is Willing To Tell’As Publishing Perspectives readers know, the latest book to draw Trumpian attempts to block publication is Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man. by Donald Trump’s niece Mary.Today, the publ


Factory Girls by E. Patricia Tsurumi

Investigating the enormous contribution made by female textile workers to early industrialization in Meiji Japan, Patricia Tsurumi vividly documents not only their hardships but also their triumphs. While their skills and long hours created profits for factory owners that in turn benefited the state


Down from Olympus

Since the publication of Eliza May Butler’s Tyranny of Greece over Germany in 1935, the obsession of the German educated elite with the ancient Greeks has become an accepted, if severely underanalyzed, cliché. In Down from Olympus, Suzanne Marchand attempts to come to grips with German


The World: A Brief Introduction

Author: Richard Haass The ambition of Richard Haass’ new book is clear from its title: The World: A Brief Introduction.In just 400 pages, Haass, who has been the president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations since 2003, offers a primer on world affairs.“The whole lesson of t


First Things by Hadley Arkes

This book restores to us an understanding that was once settled in the “moral sciences:” That there are propositions, in morals and law, which are not only true but which cannot be otherwise.  It was understood in the past that, in morals or in mathematics, our knowledge begins wit


First Things by Hadley Arkes

This book restores to us an understanding that was once settled in the “moral sciences:” That there are propositions, in morals and law, which are not only true but which cannot be otherwise.  It was understood in the past that, in morals or in mathematics, our knowledge begins wit


Porcelain by Suzanne L. Marchand

Porcelain was invented in medieval China—but its secret recipe was first reproduced in Europe by an alchemist in the employ of the Saxon king Augustus the Strong. Saxony’s revered Meissen factory could not keep porcelain’s ingredients secret for long, however, and scores of Holy Ro


Metrics at Work by Angele Christin

When the news moved online, journalists suddenly learned what their audiences actually liked, through algorithmic technologies that scrutinize web traffic and activity. Has this advent of audience metrics changed journalists’ work practices and professional identities?  In Metrics at Wor


Birds of the West Indies

Edited by Herbert Raffaele, Wiley, Garrido, Keith, and Janis Raffaele  Birds of the West Indies is the first field guide that covers and depicts all birds known to occur in the region, including infrequently occurring and introduced forms.  Now fully updated and expanded, this stunn


W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics

Author: Robert L. Tignor W. Arthur Lewis was one of the foremost intellectuals, economists, and political activists of the 20th century. In this book, the first intellectual biography of Lewis, Robert Tignor traces Lewis’s life from its beginnings on the small island of St. Lucia to Lewi


How Do You Feel? by A. D. Craig

How Do You Feel? brings together startling evidence from neuroscience, psychology, and psychiatry to present revolutionary new insights into how our brains enable us to experience the range of sensations and mental states known as feelings. Drawing on his own cutting-edge research, neurobiologist Bu


Michelangelo’s Design Principles by Erwin Panofsky

In 2012, a manuscript by renowned art historian Erwin Panofsky was rediscovered in a safe in Munich, in the basement of the Central Institute for Art History. Hidden for decades among folders and administrative files was Panofsky’s thesis on Michelangelo—originally submitted to Hamburg U


Quantization of Gauge Systems

Edited by Marc Henneaux and Claudio Teitelboim This book is a systematic study of the classical and quantum theories of gauge systems. It starts with Dirac’s analysis showing that gauge theories are constrained Hamiltonian systems. The classical foundations of BRST theory are then laid o


A Constructed Peace

People still think of the Cold War as a simple two-sided conflict, a kind of gigantic arm wrestle on a global scale, writes Marc Trachtenberg, “but this view fails to grasp the essence of what was really going on.” America and Russia were both willing to live with the status quo in Euro


Cross of Snow

Author: NICHOLAS A. BASBANES This is a major literary biography of America’s best-loved 19th-century poet, the first in more than 50 years, and a much-needed reassessment for the 21st century of a writer whose stature and celebrity were unparalleled in his time.“At his death, in 1882, H


Atomic Spy

This book takes a little known, but important, figure from the history of the atomic bomb and the early Cold War and explores his complex, fascinating life.The physicist Klaus Fuchs (1911-88) is well known as the atomic spy who gave details of everything he worked on at the Manhattan Project to the


Political Entrepreneurs

Challenger parties are on the rise in Europe, exemplified by the likes of Podemos in Spain, the National Rally in France, the Alternative for Germany, or the Brexit Party in Great Britain.  Like disruptive entrepreneurs, these parties offer new policies and defy the dominance of established pa


A Hierarchy of Turing Degrees

Computability theory is a branch of mathematical logic and computer science that has become increasingly relevant in recent years. The field has developed growing connections in diverse areas of mathematics, with applications in topology, group theory, and other subfields. In A Hierarchy of Turing





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