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.
Jeremy Bernstein's "A Palette of Particles" offers a guided tour of the subatomic universe. Scott McLemee goes on a trip.
Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon talks to Inside Higher Ed about his new book, Noble Savages, and his lengthy and exceptionally controversial career.
Didn't Immanuel Velikovsky's ideas go the way of Chariots of the Gods, bell-bottoms, and the pet rock? Scott McLemee looks at a monograph bringing him back into view.
Author discusses new book on history's evolution as a discipline and what that means for the field today.
A monograph on superhero comics and nationalism puts Captain America in a geopolitical context. Scott McLemee reports from his fortress of solitude.
Old-fashioned books take up a lot of space -- both on our shelves and in our heads. Scott McLemee grapples with a new volume on reading.
Research from University of Washington shows professors to be self-critical about and constantly struggling to improve their teaching.
Did Bo help get the president re-elected? Scott McLemee looks into the burgeoning literature on canine politics.
Philosopher discusses new book on why favoritism is better than fairness.
A group of digital humanists foresees a new phase of scholarly e-publishing. Scott McLemee gets a peek into their crystal ball.
It's the music that makes the universe dance: Scott McLemee reads The Best Writing in Mathematics 2012.
A prominent social theorist gathers his thoughts on the past few years of upheaval. Scott McLemee risks an opinion.

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