Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Editors discuss themes in new book of essays, written by multiracial college students.
How much remains of democratic principles when a society is sunk in financial debt? Scott McLemee starts checking the books.
A new book portrays the muse of history as multitasking and interdisciplinary. Scott McLemee looks at her in a new light.
Mortimer Adler built a publishing empire around the Great Books of the Western World. Scott McLemee interviews an author who has mapped its terrain.
Which came first, intellectual arrogance or intractably ignorant boneheadedness? Scott McLemee looks at a new book on anti-intellectualism in America.  
A classic study of American Populism has reached its second edition -- 50 years after the first one appeared. Scott McLemee gives thanks.
Two new books look at familiar, diverting facets of life online. Scott McLemee tries to garner them some attention.
Author of new book offers tips for grad students and job-seekers.
A federal judge rules Google's massive digitization efforts falls under the "fair use" doctrine, marking another loss for copyright advocates.
University Press of Kentucky is giving free e-books to readers who purchase hard copies.
An eminent professor of writing offers readers instruction in the secret arts of the persona. Scott McLemee looks behind the mask.
It's the 100th anniversary of the income tax -- and a new book describes repeated efforts to repeal or blunt it. Scott McLemee finds the story moving.

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