Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
May 02, 2018
Indiana University wants other institutions to absorb insights gleaned from its fast-growing digital textbook initiative.
A paleontologist explores the outer reaches of the evolution of sex in a new book. Scott McLemee feels kind of dirty just thinking about it.
Historians discuss the challenge of writing about the recent past. Scott McLemee tries to put things in context.
Steve Weinberg, a critic of big-time college football and longtime friend of Graham Spanier, considers two new books on the Sandusky scandal.
Two political scientists are publishing a study of the presidential election -- as it's happening. Scott McLemee looks at the work-in-progress.
A new book of essays takes stock of where "completion agenda" stands. The volume's editors talk about key lessons from the still nascent college completion push.
Recent graduate's book takes on what he sees as hedonistic and irresponsible culture on campus.
U. of Michigan professor caused major controversy with course called 'How to Be Gay.' A dozen years later, he has written a book on the same topic.
A new book treats solo acts of political terrorism as a rising trend. Scott McLemee can't avoid reading it.
Running for office? Let Cicero be your campaign manager! Scott McLemee ponders "How to Win an Election."
New book attacks the current state of legal education. The author? A law professor.
University of Minnesota faculty and staff released an e-book in 10 weeks chronicling advances in academic technology.
Nietzsche, Sartre, and Roland Barthes kept regular daily appointments with the piano. Scott McLemee listens in.

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