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."
Study finds that the more students engage with faculty members and academics, the more their political views moderate. Student activities are what appear to encourage those already leaning left or right to tilt further.
A new book considers the founding father of psychoanalysis as self-made man. Scott McLemee has a look.
How we communicate about disease can have consequences for prevention and treatment. Scott McLemee consults a new book on a recent epidemic.
A professor accused and cleared of intentional plagiarism has been accused again, this time for his new book. His defenders say the real issue is that the allegations are being made anonymously.
New book on making the choice offers an enriching discussion with no clear answers.
A publisher demands the removal of writings by Marx and Engels -- just before May Day. Scott McLemee fans the flames of discontent.
Author of new book explains why no one case can be made for the importance of the humanities -- and why the arguments must be different in America and Britain.
1177 B.C. was the kind of year people try to forget. Scott McLemee reports on a book that takes us all the way back.
A new book describes the history of resistance to the income tax. Scott McLemee celebrates April 16 with a look.
A new book tries to find grounds for optimism in the face of ecological upheaval. Scott McLemee warms to the effort.
Author discusses in new book how college students in the 20th century changed fashion.
A new book argues federal lawmakers have failed to maintain a rational higher ed policy but come together on behalf of for-profits that spend generously.

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