A Summer of Discovery: Must-Reads

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    Cover: What We Owe to Each OtherWhat We Owe to Each OtherScanlon, T. M.PAPERBACK11/15/2000$34.00
    Cover: The Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic CultureThe Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic CultureSpang, Rebecca L.PAPERBACK11/30/2001$24.00
    Cover: What Happened at Vatican IIWhat Happened at Vatican IIO'Malley, John W.PAPERBACK09/01/2010$24.00
    Cover: Slow Reading in a Hurried AgeSlow Reading in a Hurried AgeMikics, DavidHARDCOVER10/08/2013$40.00
    Cover: Bee Time: Lessons from the HiveBee Time: Lessons from the HiveWinston, Mark L.HARDCOVER10/06/2014$24.95
    Cover: A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American LifeA Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American LifeHobbs, AllysonHARDCOVER10/13/2014$35.00
    Cover: Algerian ChroniclesAlgerian ChroniclesCamus, Albert
    Goldhammer, Arthur
    PAPERBACK11/24/2014$18.00
    Cover: The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American PresidencyThe Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American PresidencyFitzpatrick, EllenHARDCOVER02/29/2016$25.95
    Cover: A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American LifeA Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American LifeHobbs, AllysonPAPERBACK03/07/2016$18.00
    Cover: Emily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved ThemEmily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved ThemDickinson, Emily
    Miller, Cristanne
    HARDCOVER04/11/2016$42.00
    Cover: Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of WarNothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of WarNguyen, Viet ThanhHARDCOVER04/11/2016$29.00
    Cover: A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the PacificA Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the PacificHsu, HuaHARDCOVER06/07/2016$40.00
    Cover: Bee Time: Lessons from the HiveBee Time: Lessons from the HiveWinston, Mark L.PAPERBACK09/05/2016$20.00
    Cover: The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationThe Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationBaldwin, RichardHARDCOVER11/14/2016$29.95
    Cover: A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for MeaningA Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for MeaningZaretsky, RobertPAPERBACK11/21/2016$19.00
    Cover: The English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell’s Bid for EmpireThe English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell’s Bid for EmpirePestana, Carla GardinaHARDCOVER04/24/2017$40.00
    Cover: The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual HistoryThe Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual HistoryAydin, CemilHARDCOVER04/24/2017$32.00
    Cover: Russia: The Story of WarRussia: The Story of WarCarleton, GregoryHARDCOVER04/24/2017$40.00
    Cover: Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott FitzgeraldParadise Lost: A Life of F. Scott FitzgeraldBrown, David S.HARDCOVER05/22/2017$29.95
    Cover: The Origin of OthersThe Origin of OthersMorrison, ToniHARDCOVER09/18/2017$22.95
    Cover: Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of WarNothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of WarNguyen, Viet ThanhPAPERBACK11/20/2017$19.95
    Cover: France’s Long Reconstruction: In Search of the Modern RepublicFrance’s Long Reconstruction: In Search of the Modern RepublicChapman, HerrickHARDCOVER01/08/2018$48.00
    Cover: The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save ItThe People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save ItMounk, YaschaHARDCOVER03/05/2018$29.95
    Cover: How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to DemocracyHow the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to DemocracyBaradaran, MehrsaPAPERBACK03/12/2018$21.00
    Cover: Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of NeoliberalismGlobalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of NeoliberalismSlobodian, QuinnHARDCOVER03/16/2018$35.00
    Cover: Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary AmericaBring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary AmericaBelew, KathleenHARDCOVER04/09/2018$29.95
    Cover: A World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate PalladaA World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate PalladaBojanowska, Edyta M.HARDCOVER04/16/2018$35.00
    Cover: Hearing Things: The Work of Sound in LiteratureHearing Things: The Work of Sound in LiteratureLeighton, AngelaHARDCOVER05/07/2018$37.00
    Cover: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged StudentsThe Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged StudentsJack, Anthony AbrahamHARDCOVER03/01/2019$27.95
    Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteHattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteSturkey, WilliamHARDCOVER03/28/2019$29.95
    Cover: Our Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideOur Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideDunkley, JoHARDCOVER04/08/2019$29.95
    Cover: In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High SchoolIn Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High SchoolMehta, Jal
    Fine, Sarah
    HARDCOVER04/09/2019$29.95
    Cover: The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AIThe Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AIDu Sautoy, MarcusHARDCOVER04/15/2019$30.00
    Cover: The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual HistoryThe Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual HistoryAydin, CemilPAPERBACK04/15/2019$20.00
    Cover: Gravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black HolesGravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black HolesCowen, RonHARDCOVER05/06/2019$26.95
    Cover: The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationThe Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationBaldwin, RichardPAPERBACK05/06/2019$16.95
    Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWhy They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWare, SusanHARDCOVER05/06/2019$26.95
    Cover: Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary AmericaBring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary AmericaBelew, KathleenPAPERBACK05/07/2019$16.95
    Cover: The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors ConservativesThe Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors ConservativesSchradie, JenHARDCOVER05/13/2019$42.00
    Cover: The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save ItThe People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save ItMounk, YaschaPAPERBACK06/04/2019$18.95
    Cover: The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, With a New PrefaceThe Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, With a New PrefaceMuhammad, Khalil GibranPAPERBACK07/22/2019$15.95
    Cover: China and Japan: Facing HistoryChina and Japan: Facing HistoryVogel, Ezra F.HARDCOVER07/30/2019$39.95
    Cover: Ghetto: The History of a WordGhetto: The History of a WordSchwartz, Daniel B.HARDCOVER09/24/2019$36.00
    Cover: Unbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about ItUnbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about ItBoushey, HeatherHARDCOVER10/15/2019$27.95
    Cover: The Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic Culture, With a New PrefaceThe Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic Culture, With a New PrefaceSpang, Rebecca L.PAPERBACK01/14/2020$26.00
    Cover: Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave WarTacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave WarBrown, VincentHARDCOVER01/14/2020$35.00
    Cover: To Live and Defy in LA: How Gangsta Rap Changed AmericaTo Live and Defy in LA: How Gangsta Rap Changed AmericaViator, Felicia AngejaHARDCOVER02/25/2020$35.00
    Cover: What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinWhat Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinMoore, DonovanHARDCOVER03/03/2020$29.95
    Cover: Capital and IdeologyCapital and IdeologyPiketty, Thomas
    Goldhammer, Arthur
    HARDCOVER03/10/2020$39.95
    Cover: The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American InstitutionThe Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American InstitutionChervinsky, Lindsay M.HARDCOVER04/07/2020$29.95
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    Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

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    In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene