BOOKS RECEIVED: Flore Chevaillier, “Divergent Trajectories: Interviews with Innovative Fiction Writers”  (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Divergent Trajectories: Interviews with Innovative Fiction Writers by Flore Chevaillier examines the aesthetic, political, philosophical, and cultural dimensions of contemporary fiction through a series of interviews with some of todays most cutting-edge fiction writers.… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Frederick Crews, “Freud: The Making of an Illusion” (Henry Holt, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Since the 1970s, Sigmund Freuds scientific reputation has been in an accelerating tailspin;but nonetheless the idea persists that some of his contributions were visionary discoveries of lasting value. Now, drawing on rarely consulted archives,… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Alexa Weik von Mossner, “Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative explores our emotional engagement with environmental narrative. Focusing on the American cultural context, Alexa Weik von Mossner develops an ecocritical approach that draws on the insights of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Renate Bridenthal, ed., “The Hidden History of Crime, Corruption, and States” (Berghahn, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Renowned historical sociologist Charles Tilly wrote many years ago that “banditry, piracy, gangland rivalry, policing, and war-making all belong on the same continuum.” This volume pursues the idea by revealing how lawbreakers and lawmakers… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: David Prendergast and Chiara Garattini, eds., “Aging and the Digital Life Course” (Berghahn, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Across the life course, new forms of community, ways of keeping in contact, and practices for engaging in work, healthcare, retail, learning and leisure are evolving rapidly. Breaking new ground in the study of… Read More
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