Arts & Culture

Works received

New books, music, films, or other works by Yale faculty, staff, and alumni.


Randy Alfred ’67, editor
Mad Science: Einstein’s Fridge, Dewar’s Flask, Mach’s Speed, and 362 Other Inventions and Discoveries That Made Our World
Little, Brown and Company, $19.99

Deborah Beck ’89
Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic
University of Texas Press, $55

Louis Daniel Brodsky ’63
Our Time: Love Passages with Linda, Volume Two
Time Being Books, $15.95

Daniel Callahan ’52
In Search of the Good: A Life in Bioethics
MIT Press, $29

Robert F. Dalzell Jr. ’66
The Good Rich and What They Cost Us
Yale University Press, $28

Martin Duberman ’52
Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left
The New Press, $26.95

George E. Dutton ’92, Jayne S. Werner, and John K. Whitmore, editors
Sources of Vietnamese Tradition
Columbia University Press, $35

Jamal J. Elias ’91PhD
Aisha’s Cushion: Religious Art, Perception, and Practice in Islam
Harvard University Press, $35

Barbara J. Fields ’78PhD and Karen E. Fields
Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life
Verso, $26.95

Gary B. Gorton, the Frederick Frank Class of 1954 Professor of Management & Finance at the School of Management
Misunderstanding Financial Crises: Why We Don’t See Them Coming
Oxford University Press, $29.95

Alex Harris ’71 and Edward O. Wilson
Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City
Liveright/W. W. Norton, $39.95

Bronwen Hruska ’87
Pegasus Books, $25

Joel Katz ’65
Designing Information: Human Factors and Common Sense in Information Design
Wiley, $55

Stephen R. Kellert ’71PhD, the Tweedy Ordway Professor Emeritus at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World
Yale University Press, $32.50

Pamela M. Lee ’88
Forgetting the Art World
MIT Press, $29.95

Jonathan Levy ’00
Freaks of Fortune: The Emerging World of Capitalism and Risk in America
Harvard University Press, $35

Richard Merelman ’65PhD
The Imaginary Baritone
Fireweed Press, $10

Jeremy Ravi Mumford ’92, ’04PhD
Vertical Empire: The General Resettlement of Indians in the Colonial Andes
Duke University Press, $89.95

Aaron B. O’Connell ’09PhD
Underdogs: The Making of the Modern Marine Corps
Harvard University Press, $29.95

Camille Paglia ’72
Glittering Images: A Journey through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Pantheon, $30

James Prosek ’97
Ocean Fishes: Paintings of Saltwater Fish
Rizzoli, $39.95

Robert Rosenthal ’77
From Plaques to Miracles: The Transformational Journey of Exodus, From the Slavery of Ego to the Promised Land of Spirit
Hay House, $15.95

Raymund Ryan ’87MArch
White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes
University of California Press, $39.95

Ian Shapiro ’83, ’87JD, Sterling Professor of Political Science
The Moral Foundations of Politics
Yale University Press, $18

Aria Beth Sloss ’01
Autobiography of Us: A Novel
Henry Holt, $25

Steven B. Smith, the Alfred Cowles Professor of Political Science
Political Philosophy
Yale University Press, $18

Timothy Snyder, the Bird White Housum Professor of History
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin
Basic Books, $18.99

John Stauffer ’99 and Zoe Trodd
The Tribunal: Responses to John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid
Harvard University Press, $39.95

Landon R. Y. Storrs ’83
The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left
Princeton University Press, $39.50

Tad Tuleja ’66 and Eric Eliason, editors
Warrior Ways: Explorations in Modern Military Folklore
Utah State University Press, $29.95

Mark S. Weiner ’98PhD, ’00JD
The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals About the Future of Individual Freedom
Farrar. Straus and Giroux, $27

James Q. Whitman ’79, ’88JD
The Verdict of Battle: The Law of Victory and the Making of Modern War
Harvard University Press, $29.95

Harry Wiencek ’74
Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, $28

Gary Wills ’59
Why Priests? A Failed Tradition
Viking Press, $27.95

Cynthia Zarin, English department senior lecturer
An Enlarged Heart: A Personal History
Knopf, $24.95


Derek Greten-Harrison, Institute of Sacred Music student affairs (as Etherea Vocal Ensemble)
Ceremony of Carols
Delos, $14.98

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