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.
Author of new study of for-profit legal education sector answers questions about the book and potential lessons for policy makers.
Cambridge press agrees to block access in China to more than 300 articles from a key journal for scholarship on the nation.
In The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition, Linda Gordon emphasizes broad patterns, making the book more timely than even the headlines of the past few days would suggest, writes Scott McLemee.
Author discusses new book on how the value of higher education is discussed -- and how issues of gender influence that discussion.
Elsevier’s acquisition of Bepress’s institutional repository platform is heralded as a smart move for the publisher, but not all of Bepress’s customers are impressed.
New book tries to help readers cope with that faculty colleague who never liked a new idea or offered to help.
Byung-Chul Han’s In the Swarm: Digital Prospects describes how our society is well down the road toward a dramatically different, digital world. Much harder to discern, writes Scott McLemee, is where, or if, Han sees an off-ramp.
Author discusses her new book of writing advice for academics.  
Scott McLemee writes of the recent passing of George A. Romero, the “godfather of zombie film,” and how his work was simultaneously horrific and satirical.
Author discusses her new book about promoting success of at-risk students.
New book seeks to round out the trigger warning debate with competing histories of the trend and case studies from the classroom.
Mark Stein’s Vice Capades: Sex, Drugs and Bowling From the Pilgrims to the Present tracks how the vice of one century, such as bowling or playing cards, can become the wholesome family recreation of another, writes Scott McLemee.

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