A Summer of Discovery: Must-Reads

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    Cover: Bee Time: Lessons from the HiveBee Time: Lessons from the HiveWinston, Mark L.HARDCOVER10/06/2014$24.95
    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: Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of KnowledgeBurning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of KnowledgeOvenden, RichardHARDCOVER11/17/2020$29.95
    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
    Cover: Capital and IdeologyCapital and IdeologyPiketty, Thomas
    Goldhammer, Arthur
    HARDCOVER03/10/2020$39.95
    Cover: China and Japan: Facing HistoryChina and Japan: Facing HistoryVogel, Ezra F.HARDCOVER07/30/2019$39.95
    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: 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: Emily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved ThemEmily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved ThemDickinson, Emily
    Miller, Cristanne
    HARDCOVER04/11/2016$42.00
    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 Fairest of Them All: Snow White and 21 Tales of Mothers and DaughtersThe Fairest of Them All: Snow White and 21 Tales of Mothers and DaughtersTatar, MariaHARDCOVER04/07/2020$27.95
    Cover: A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the PacificA Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the PacificHsu, HuaHARDCOVER06/07/2016$40.00
    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: From Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our WayFrom Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our WayBond, MichaelHARDCOVER05/12/2020$29.95
    Cover: Ghetto: The History of a WordGhetto: The History of a WordSchwartz, Daniel B.HARDCOVER09/24/2019$36.00
    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: 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, RichardHARDCOVER11/14/2016$29.95
    Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteHattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteSturkey, WilliamHARDCOVER03/28/2019$29.95
    Cover: Hearing Things: The Work of Sound in LiteratureHearing Things: The Work of Sound in LiteratureLeighton, AngelaHARDCOVER05/07/2018$37.00
    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: The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the WorldThe Horde: How the Mongols Changed the WorldFavereau, MarieHARDCOVER04/20/2021$29.95
    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: 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: Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British EmpireIsland on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British EmpireZoellner, TomHARDCOVER05/12/2020$29.95
    Cover: The Joy of Playing, the Joy of Thinking: Conversations about Art and PerformanceThe Joy of Playing, the Joy of Thinking: Conversations about Art and PerformanceRosen, Charles
    Temerson, Catherine
    Zerner, Catherine
    HARDCOVER11/03/2020$21.95
    Cover: Katrina: A History, 1915–2015Katrina: A History, 1915–2015Horowitz, AndyHARDCOVER07/07/2020$35.00
    Cover: Lessons from PlantsLessons from PlantsMontgomery, Beronda L.HARDCOVER04/06/2021$22.95
    Cover: Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist SoundLiner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist SoundBrooks, Daphne A.HARDCOVER02/23/2021$39.95
    Cover: Neutron Stars: The Quest to Understand the Zombies of the CosmosNeutron Stars: The Quest to Understand the Zombies of the CosmosMoskvitch, KatiaHARDCOVER09/15/2020$29.95
    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: On Not Being Someone Else: Tales of Our Unled LivesOn Not Being Someone Else: Tales of Our Unled LivesMiller, Andrew H.HARDCOVER06/09/2020$29.95
    Cover: The Origin of OthersThe Origin of OthersMorrison, ToniHARDCOVER09/18/2017$22.95
    Cover: Our Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideOur Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideDunkley, JoHARDCOVER04/08/2019$29.95
    Cover: Out of the Ordinary: How Everyday Life Inspired a Nation and How It Can AgainOut of the Ordinary: How Everyday Life Inspired a Nation and How It Can AgainStears, MarcHARDCOVER01/12/2021$39.95
    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 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: Phoenix: A Father, a Son, and the Rise of AthensPhoenix: A Father, a Son, and the Rise of AthensStuttard, DavidHARDCOVER05/04/2021$35.00
    Cover: The Power of Creative Destruction: Economic Upheaval and the Wealth of NationsThe Power of Creative Destruction: Economic Upheaval and the Wealth of NationsAghion, Philippe
    Antonin, Céline
    Bunel, Simon
    Cohen-Tanugi, Jodie
    HARDCOVER04/20/2021$35.00
    Cover: Prague: Belonging in the Modern CityPrague: Belonging in the Modern CityBryant, ChadHARDCOVER05/25/2021$29.95
    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: 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: Russia: The Story of WarRussia: The Story of WarCarleton, GregoryHARDCOVER04/24/2017$40.00
    Cover: The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde: An Annotated SelectionThe Short Stories of Oscar Wilde: An Annotated SelectionWilde, Oscar
    Frankel, Nicholas
    HARDCOVER11/17/2020$27.95
    Cover: Slow Reading in a Hurried AgeSlow Reading in a Hurried AgeMikics, DavidHARDCOVER10/08/2013$40.00
    Cover: Smellosophy: What the Nose Tells the MindSmellosophy: What the Nose Tells the MindBarwich, A. S.HARDCOVER07/14/2020$35.00
    Cover: Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and BeyondSpacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and BeyondWanjek, ChristopherHARDCOVER04/14/2020$29.95
    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: Traveling Black: A Story of Race and ResistanceTraveling Black: A Story of Race and ResistanceBay, MiaHARDCOVER03/23/2021$35.00
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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