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."
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.
A university administrator's new book looks at students who were motivated by creativity, not grades, to think deeply and impact others.
Author of new book discuss American poetry's rebirth around the turn of the 20th century -- and why it matters today.
A cable news journalist looking at American life through classics of social theory? Scott McLemee checks it out.
University press directors bemoan ruling in Georgia State copyright case, discuss how to make up with librarians and curb unlicensed copying outside the courts.
A new book denounces competitive athletics as "a global plague." Scott McLemee pulls no punches.

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