A Summer of Discovery: Must-Reads

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    Cover: Algerian ChroniclesAlgerian ChroniclesCamus, Albert
    Goldhammer, Arthur
    PAPERBACK11/24/2014$18.00
    Cover: Bee Time: Lessons from the HiveBee Time: Lessons from the HiveWinston, Mark L.HARDCOVER10/06/2014$24.95
    Cover: Bee Time: Lessons from the HiveBee Time: Lessons from the HiveWinston, Mark L.PAPERBACK09/05/2016$20.00
    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: 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: 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: Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of KnowledgeBurning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of KnowledgeOvenden, RichardPAPERBACK04/05/2022$17.95Not yet available
    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: The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American InstitutionThe Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American InstitutionChervinsky, Lindsay M.PAPERBACK02/08/2022$17.95Not yet available
    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: China and Japan: Facing HistoryChina and Japan: Facing HistoryVogel, Ezra F.PAPERBACK06/01/2021$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: 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: 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: 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: 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, MariaPAPERBACK04/05/2022$18.95Not yet available
    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: 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, MichaelPAPERBACK08/17/2021$17.95
    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: Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of NeoliberalismGlobalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of NeoliberalismSlobodian, QuinnPAPERBACK04/07/2020$19.95
    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: The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationThe Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New GlobalizationBaldwin, RichardPAPERBACK05/06/2019$16.95
    Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteHattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteSturkey, WilliamHARDCOVER03/28/2019$29.95
    Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteHattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteSturkey, WilliamPAPERBACK01/12/2021$21.95
    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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
    PAPERBACK08/04/2020$19.95
    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: 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: 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: Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British EmpireIsland on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British EmpireZoellner, TomPAPERBACK02/15/2022$18.95Not yet available
    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: Katrina: A History, 1915–2015Katrina: A History, 1915–2015Horowitz, AndyPAPERBACK04/05/2022$17.95Not yet available
    Cover: Lessons from PlantsLessons from PlantsMontgomery, Beronda L.HARDCOVER04/06/2021$22.95
    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: 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
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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