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  • The American Journalist in the 21st Centuryby David H. Weaver; Randal A. Beam; Bonnie J. Brownlee; Paul S. Voakes; G. Cleveland Wilhoit

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    An authoritative and detailed illustration of the state of journalistic practice in the United States today, The American Journalist in the 21st Century sheds light on the demographic and educational backgrounds, working conditions, and professional and ethical values of print, broadcast, and Internet journalists at the beginning of the 21st century.... more...

  • Cosmopolitan Publicsby Shuang Shen

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 43.95

    Cosmopolitan Publics focuses on China's "cosmopolitans"-Western-educated intellectuals who returned to Shanghai in the late 1920s to publish in English and who, ultimately, became both cultural translators and citizens of the wider world. Shuang Shen highlights their work providing readers with a broader understanding of the role and function... more...

  • Hef's Little Black Bookby Hugh M. Hefner; Bill Zehme

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    Nearly six decades ago, Hugh Marston Hefner created Playboy magazine, which effectively ignited America?s sexual revolution. The greatest living symbol of the Good Life, Hef created a world for himself that most men have yearned to inhabit, if only briefly, just to know what it?s like to be him. In Hef ?s Little Black Book , this universally envied... more...

  • Audience Studiesby Toshie Takahashi

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book theorizes the role of media and ICT in today?s media-rich global environment and introduces a new argument of audience complexity in an accessible and lively fashion.  Based on an ethnography of Japanese engagement with media and ICT in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Takahashi offers a non-Western case study of some of the world?s most advanced... more...

  • Between Two Worldsby Roxana Saberi

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    ? Between Two Worlds is an extraordinary story of how an innocent young woman got caught up in the current of political events and met individuals whose stories vividly depict human rights violations in Iran.? ? Shirin Ebadi, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Between Two World is the harrowing chronicle of Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi?s... more...

  • Theories of Mimesisby Arne Melberg

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    The theory and history of mimesis, and its relevance to modern theories of literature. more...

  • Kenneth Burkeby Robert Wess

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This 1996 book examines Burke's works and shows how they anticipate key postmodern concepts of rhetoric and subjectivity. more...

  • Ghosts by Daylightby Janine di Giovanni

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 26.95

    An enthralling, deeply moving memoir from one of our foremost American war correspondents. Janine di Giovanni has spent most of her career?more than twenty years?in war zones recording events on behalf of the voiceless. From Sarajevo to East Timor, from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia, she has been under siege and under fire. Along... more...

  • A Good Lifeby Ben Bradlee

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 20.00

    This is the witty, candid story of a daring young man who made his own way to the heights of American journalism and public life, of the great adventure that took him at only twenty years old straight from Harvard to almost four years in the shooting war in the South Pacific, and back, from a maverick New Hampshire weekly to an apprenticeship for Newsweek... more...

  • Journalism After September 11by Barbie Zelizer; Stuart Allan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 41.95

    Praise for the first edition: This collection of essays comes mainly from academics but nobody should bridle at theorists lecturing practitioners. They properly challenge the way September 11th was reported - in a way that's both an endorsement of the role of the media and a wake-up call on its failures . . . anyone interested in our trade should... more...