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."
A prison writing instructor and the son of a former inmate, Patrick Berry discusses his new book on the role of higher education behind bars.
Author discusses his new book, which combines intellectual history with a case for open access.
Author discusses new book on what he views as the dangers of an obsession with numbers in analyzing admissions, academic success, faculty productivity and more in higher education.
A new novel about academic life is not a ringing endorsement, to say the least. But it will make you laugh. And that's the point.
Kentucky press, which serves all the public institutions and some private colleges in the state, is noted for books on history, Appalachia and its home state.
New consumer advocacy report highlights high cost of textbook bundles, but publishers say findings are misleading.
Scott McLemee highlights the panoply of books on Trump, or matters related to his presidency, that scholarly presses plan to publish between now and this summer's end.
Scott McLemee reviews Revenge: A Short Enquiry into Retribution, a compendium of one of the human imagination's most reliable, and cross-cultural, narrative templates.
Co-editors discuss their no-holds-barred dictionary for academic life.
Authors acknowledge challenges for four-year colleges and worry about their future as drivers of opportunity. But they believe colleges are adaptable and will continue to offer students value.
Scott McLemee explores the Library of Congress’s recent announcement that it will no longer be a repository of every public posting to Twitter.
Editors discuss the way a key teaching role has evolved -- and should evolve.

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