Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Aug 28, 2018
An online textbook priced at almost $1,000 has infuriated students trying to navigate an already confusing textbook marketplace, but Louisiana-Lafayette officials insist they had "good intentions."
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.
Author discusses his new book, which argues that politicians and “zombie leadership” in higher education are destroying academic values.
Despite Daniel Drezner’s arguments to the contrary, now is not the “worst of times” for public intellectuals, Jonathan Marks argues.
A brief mention in an interview by a British artist breathes life and sales into a niche music theory book.
Questions about funding and disclosure surround article advocating more economic analysis at the FCC, ahead of major moves by Trump appointees to roll back net neutrality rules.
Honor for history book is given back amid criticism of its citations. Author says there are 52 errors he sees as accidental and mostly minor, but others see more fundamental problems.
Scott McLemee highlights another round of titles from next season’s offerings from university presses.
Three major textbook publishers sue the bookstore provider Follett, alleging failure to stop selling pirated versions of their books.
Scott McLemee continues to survey some of the upcoming publishing season’s offerings.
Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading.

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