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  • Academic Writingby Stephen Bailey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students easily find the topics they need, both in the classroom and for self-study. The book consists of five parts: ... more...

  • Psychological Capitalby David Chan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 54.00 US$ 49.14

    -->. This book is the second collection of twenty-one essays by behavioural scientist Professor David Chan. The essays in the book first appeared in The Straits Times from March 2015 to September 2017. They discuss a wide range of topics including the different types of commitment to country, diversity and cohesion, people-centric policies and unintended... more...

  • Sexual Essaysby James Giles

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 27.50

    Through a series of interrelated essays this book explores the nature of gender, desire, and nakedness, revealing their place in sexual life. Here internationally acclaimed philosopher James Giles criticizes several popular views, clearing the way for his own unique vision of human sexuality. more...

  • Toutes des salopesby Sylvie Lausberg

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 7.99

    Pourquoi l’insulte est-elle sexuelle, dans un contexte qui ne l’est pas ? C’est un fait : les injures sexuelles sont opposées aux femmes quand elles sont là où elles dérangent ; là où la distribution machiste des rôles suppose qu’elles n’apparaissent pas. C’est précisément ce déplacement des femmes dans l’espace public, au volant, à la tribune... more...

  • Dawn of the New Everythingby Jaron Lanier

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19

    Jaron Lanier, ‘the father of Virtual Reality … a high-tech genius’ ( Sunday Times ), tells the extraordinary story of how in just over three decades Virtual Reality went from being a dream to a reality – and how its power to turn dreams into realities will transform us and our world. Virtual Reality has long been one of the dominant clichés of... more...

  • The Truth Mattersby Bruce Bartlett

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2017; US$ 8.99

    Distinguish fake news from reliable journalism with this clear and concise handbook by New York Times best-selling author Bruce Bartlett. Today’s media and political landscapes are littered with untrustworthy sources and the dangerous concept of “fake news.” This accessible guide helps you fight this deeply troubling trend and ensure that truth... more...

  • We Were Eight Years in Powerby Ta-Nehisi Coates

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 19.59

    In these “urgently relevant essays,”* the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me “reflects on race, Barack Obama’s presidency and its jarring aftermath”*—including the election of Donald Trump. New York Times Bestseller • One of Time ’s Top 10 Non-Fiction Books of the Year • One of USA Today ’s top 10 books of the... more...

  • The Interpretation of Culturesby Clifford Geertz; Robert Darnton

    Basic Books 2017; US$ 32.00

    Hailed by the Times Literary Supplement as one of the hundred most influential books published since World War II In The Interpretation of Cultures , the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner... more...

  • Rust Belt Chicagoby Martha Bayne

    Belt Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99

    This collection of essays, memoirs, journalism, fiction, and poetry shines a light on the common ground Chicago shares with the Rust Belt. Chicago is built on a foundation of meat and railroads and steel, but its identity long ago stretched past manufacturing. A city of opportunity from the get-go, it continues to lure new residents from around the... more...

  • The Wrong Way to Save Your Lifeby Megan Stielstra

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 12.79

    From an important new American writer comes this powerful collection of personal essays on fear, creativity, art, faith, academia, the Internet, and justice. In this poignant and inciting collection of literary essays, Megan Stielstra tells stories to ward off fears both personal and universal as she grapples toward a better way to live. In her titular... more...