2016 Humanities Books with Contributions from NYU Faculty

Amatenstein, Sherry (Author)

Amatenstein, Sherry. How Does That Make You Feel: Confessions from Both Sides of the Therapy Couch, Seal Press.

Amkpa, Awam (Co-Author)

Amkpa, A. & Toscano, E. Resignifications, Postcart.

Appiah, Kwame Antony (Essay)

Cantor, N. & Lewis, E. (eds.). Our Compelling Interests: The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society, Princeton University Press.

Aravecchia, Nicola (Co-Author)

Aravecchia, N., Bagnall, R.S., Cribiore, R., Davoli, P., Kaper, O.E., & McFadden, S. An Oasis City, NYU Press.

Baer, Ulrich (Essay)

Amkpa, A. & Toscano, E. Resignifications, Postcart.

Bagnall, Roger S. (Co-Author)

Aravecchia, N., Bagnall, R.S., Cribiore, R., Davoli, P., Kaper, O.E., & McFadden, S. An Oasis City, NYU Press.

Baiocchi, Gianpaolo (Author)

Baiocchi, Gianpaolo. Popular Democracy: The Paradox of Participation, Stanford University Press.

Baldwin, Peter (Author)

Baldwin, Peter. Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle, Princeton University Press.

Barton, Emily (Author)

Barton, Emily. The Book of Esther, Tim Duggan Books.

Bedos-Rezak, Brigitte Miriam (Author)

Bedos-Rezak, Brigitte Miriam. Sign And Design: Script as Image in Cross-Cultural Perspective (300-1600 CE), Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

Berenson, Edward (Author)

Berenson, Edward. Europe in the Modern World, Oxford University Press.

Bergman, Stephen (Author)

Shem, Samuel. At the Heart of the Universe: A Novel, Seven Stories Press.

Bogle, Donald (Author)

Bogle, Donald. Elizabeth And Michael: The Queen of Hollywood and the King of Pop, A Love Story, Atria Books.

Boynton, Robert S. (Author)

Boynton, Robert S. The Invitation-Only Zone: The True Story of North Korea’s Abduction Project, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Bram, Christopher (Author)

Bram, Christopher. The Art of History: Unlocking the Past in Fiction and Nonfiction, Graywolf Press.

Bronfen, Elisabeth (Author)

Bronfen, Elisabeth. Mad Men, Death and the American Dream, Diaphanes.

Callihan, Nicole (Author)

Callihan, Nicole. The Deeply Flawed Human, Deadly Chaps Press.

Cannon, Christopher (Author)

Cannon, Christopher. From Literacy to Literature: England, 1300-1400, Oxford University Press.

Carson, Anne (Author)

Carson, Anne. Float, Knopf.

Carson, Anne (Translator)

Sophokles. Antigonick, Oberon Books.

Carson, Anne (Translator)

Euripides. Bakkhai, Oberon Books.

Chaudhuri, Una (Author)

Chaudhuri, Una. The Stage Lives of Animals: Zooesis and Performance, Routledge.

Chazan, Robert (Author)

Chazan, Robert. From Anti-Judaism to Anti-Semitism: Ancient and Medieval Christian Constructions of Jewish History, Cambridge University Press.

Chumley, Lily (Author)

Chumley, Lily. Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Postsocialist China, Princeton University Press.

Conover, Ted (Author)

Conover, Ted. Immersion: A Writer’s Guide to Going Deep, University of Chicago Press.

Conover, Ted (Author)

Conover, Ted. Au fil du rail: Un Reportage, Editions du sous-sol.

Corbett, Ken (Author)

Corbett, Ken. A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High, Henry Holt and Co.

Crain, Patricia (Author)

Crain, Patricia. Reading Children: Literacy, Property, and the Dilemmas of Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America, University of Pennsylvania Press.

Cribiore, Rafaella (Co-Author)

Aravecchia, N., Bagnall, R.S., Cribiore, R., Davoli, P., Kaper, O.E., & McFadden, S. An Oasis City, NYU Press.

Cribiore, Raffaella (Translator)

Libanius. Between City and School: Selected Orations of Libanius, Liverpool University Press.

Davila, Arlene M. (Author)

Davila, Arlene M. El Mall: The Spatial and Class Politics of Shopping Malls in Latin America, University of California Press.

de Mesquita, Bruce Bueno (Author)

de Mesquita, Bruce Bueno. The Spoils of War: Greed, Power, and the Conflicts That Made Our Greatest Presidents, PublicAffairs.

Dibbern, Doug (Author)

Dibbern, Doug. Hollywood Riots: Violent Crowds and Progressive Politics in American Film, I. B. Tauris.

Doctorow, E. L. (In Memoriam)

Doctorow, E. L. Collected Stories, Penguin Random House.

Elliott, David J. (Author)

Elliott, David J. Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis, Oxford University Press.

Ellis, Margaret Holben (Author)

Ellis, Margaret Holben. Dubuffet Drawings 1935-1962, Thames & Hudson.

Engel, David (Editor)

Engel, David (ed.). The Assassination of Symon Petliura and the Trial of Scholem Schwarzbard 1926-1927, Vanderhoeck & Ruprecht.

Falkenburg, Reindert L. (Co-Author)

Checa Cremades, F., De Bruyn, E., Falkenburg, R.L., Silva Maroto, P., Silver, L., & Vandenbroeck, P. Bosch: The 5th Centenary Exhibition Catalogue, Museo del Prado.

Familiar, Laila (Author & Co-Editor)

Familiar, Laila. Saud al-Sanousi’s Saaq al-Bambuu: The Authorized Abridged Edition for Students of Arabic, Georgetown University Press.

Feldman, Walter Zev (Author)

Feldman, Walter Zev. Klezmer: Music, History, and Memory, Oxford University Press.

Fleming, Juliet (Author)

Fleming, Juliet. Cultural Graphology: Writing After Derrida, University of Chicago Press.

Forgacs, David (Author)

Forgacs, David. Italy’s Margins: Social Exclusion and Nation Formation Since 1861, Cambridge University Press.

Franklin, Ruth (Author)

Franklin, Ruth. Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, Liveright.

Fraser, James W. (Author)

Fraser, James W. Between Church and State: Religion and Public Education in a Multicultural America, Johns Hopkins Press.

Gilligan, Carol (Author, Reprint)

Gilligan, Carol. In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development, Harvard University Press.

Groys, Boris (Author)

Groys, Boris. In the Flow, Verso.

Guedes, Carlos (Composer)

Guedes, Carlos. La brume et la plume du poète qui inquiète, Scherzo Editions.

Guruianu, Andrei (Author)

Guruianu, Andrei. Dead Reckoning: Transatlantic Passages on Europe and America, Excelsior Editions/State University of New York (SUNY) Press.

Hannah, Mark (Author)

Hannah, Mark. The Best “Worst President”: What the Right Gets Wrong About Barack Obama, Dey Street Books.

Hegde, Radha Sarma (Author)

Hegde, Radha Sarma. Mediating Migration, Polity.

Heminway, Annie (Author)

Heminway, Annie. French Demystified, McGraw-Hill Education.

Heminway, Annie (Author)

Heminway, Annie. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar, McGraw-Hill Education.

Heuler, Karen (Author)

Heuler, Karen. Other Places, Aqueduct Books.

Horta, Paulo Lemos (Author)

Horta, Paulo Lemos. Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights, Harvard University Press.

Hughes, Martha Ellen (Author)

Hughes, Martha Ellen. Letting Go: An Anthology of Attempts, Bacon Press Books.

Isleem, Nasser M (Co-Author)

Abuhakema, G., Isleem, N. & Qasem, R. Kalima Wa Nagham: A Textbook for Teaching Arabic, Vol. 1, University of Texas Press.

Isleem, Nasser M (Co-Author)

Abuhakema, G., & Isleem, N. Kalima Wa Nagham: A Textbook for Teaching Arabic, Vol. 2, University of Texas Press.

Isleem, Nasser M. (Author)

Isleem, Nasser M. Arabic Language in the Emirati Films, Linguistic and Cultural Window on Emirati Films, CreateSpace.

Jackson, Myles (Essay)

Davies, J.Q. & Lockhart, E. (eds.). Sound Knowledge: Music and Science in London 1789-1851, University Of Chicago Press.

Jacquet, Jennifer (Author)

Jacquet, Jennifer. Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool, Vintage.

Jebsen, Mara (Author)

Jebsen, Mara. Alphabet, Finishing Line Press.

Jeong, Seung-hoon (Co-Editor)

Jeong, S. & Szaniawski, J. (eds.). The Global Auteur: The Politics of Authorship in 21st Century Cinema, Bloomsbury Publishing.

Jones, Alexander (Department Partnership)

Boozer, Anna Lucille. Amheida II, NYU Press.

Karl, Rebecca (Co-Translator)

Cai, Xiang. Karl, R.E. & Zhong, X. (trans.). Revolution and Its Narratives: China’s Socialist Literary and Cultural Imaginaries 1949-1966, Duke University Press.

Khorrami, Mohammad Mehdi (Co-Editor)

Khakpou, A. , Khorrami, M.M., & Vatanabadi, S. (eds.). Moments of Silence: Authenticity in the Cultural Expressions of the Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988, NYU Press.

Klimke, Martin (Author)

Klimke, Martin. Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear And The Cold War Of The 1980’S, Cambridge University Press.

Klimke, Martin (Co-Editor)

Honeck, M., Klimke, M., & Kuhlmann, A. (eds.). Germany and the Black Diaspora: Points of Contact, 1250-1914, Berghahn Books.

Klimke, Martin (Co-Editor)

Fahlenbrach, K., Klimke, M., & Scharloth, J. (eds.). Protest Cultures: A Companion, Berghahn Books.

Klimke, Martin (Co-Editor)

Klimke, M., Kreis, R., & Ostermann, C.F. (eds.). Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991, Stanford University Press.

Klinenberg, Eric (Author)

Klinenberg, Eric. Climate Change and the Future of Cities, Duke University Press.

Komunyakaa, Yusef (Author)

Komunyakaa, Yusef. The Emporer of Water Clocks: Poems, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Labanyi, Jo (Co-Editor)

Delgado, L.E., Fernandez, P., & Labanyi, J. (eds.). Engaging the Emotions in Spanish Culture and History, Vanderbilt University Press.

Lezra, Jacques (Author)

Lezra, Jacques. Contra todos los fueros de la muerte: El suceso cervantino, Ediciones La Cebra.

Lezra, Jacques (Co-Editor)

Blake, L. & Lezra, J. (eds.). Lucretius and Modernity: A collection of essays by classicists, philosophers, and literary critics, Palgrave Macmillan.

Lockman, Zachary (Author)

Lockman, Zachary. Field Notes: The Making of Middle East Studies in The United States, Stanford University Press.

Lowe McCoy, Elizabeth (Translator)

Parisot, Paula. The Lady of Solitude, Dalkey Archive Press.

Martin, Shantell (Author)

Martin, Shantell. Wave: A Journey through the Sea of Imagination for the Adventurous Colorist, TarcherPerigee.

Martin, Carol (Series Editor)

Albakry, M. & Maggor, R. Tahrir Tales: Plays from the Egyptian Revolution, University of Chicago Press.

McBride, James (Author)

McBride, James. Kill ‘Em And Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul, Spiegel & Grau.

McLane, Maureen (Author)

McLane, Maureen. Mz N: The Serial: A Poem-in-Episodes, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Mehta, Suketu (Author)

Mehta, Suketu. What is Remembered, Juggernaut.

Mehta, Suketu (Author)

Mehta, Suketu. La vita segreta delle città, Giulio Einaudi Editore.

Merry, Sally Engle (Author)

Merry, Sally Engle. The Seductions of Quantification: Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking, University of Chicago Press.

Meruane, Lina (Author)

Meruane, Lina. Seeing Red, Deep Vellum Publishing.

Mirzoeff, Nicholas (Author)

Mirzoeff, Nicholas. How to See the World: An Introduction to Images, from Self-Portraits to Selfies, Maps to Movies, and More, Basic Books.

Mitsis, Phillip (Co-Editor)

Mitsis, P. & Ziogas, I (eds.). Wordplay and Powerplay in Roman Literature, De Gruyter.

Montoya, Maria (Co-Author)

Belmonte, L. A., Guarneri, C., Hartigan-O’Connor, E., Montoya, M.E., & Hackel S. Global Americans: A History of the United States, Cengage.

Morgan, Jennifer (Author)

Morgan, Jennifer. Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America, University of Illinois Press.

Neipris, Janet (Author)

Neipris, Janet. A Masterclass in Dramatic Writing: Theatre, Television, and Film, Routledge.

Nestle, Marion (Foreward)

Santlofer, Joy. Food City: Four Centuries of Food-Making in New York, W. W. Norton & Company.

Neuman, W. Russell (Author)

Neuman, W. Russell. The Digital Difference: Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effects, Harvard University Press.

Neumann, Ann (Author)

Neumann, Ann. The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America, Beacon Press.

Nicole, Eugène (Author)

Nicole, Eugène. Le silence des cartes, Editions de l’Olivier.

Nissenbaum, Helen (Co-Author)

Nissenbaum, H. & Flanagan, M. Values at Play in Digital Games, The MIT Press.

Nonken, Marilyn (Author)

Nonken, Marilyn. Spectral Piano: From Liszt Scriabin and Debussy to the Digital Age, Cambridge University Press.

Nucho, Joanne Randa (Author)

Nucho, Joanne Randa. Everyday Sectarianism in Urban Lebanon: Infrastructures, Public Services, and Power, Princeton University Press.

Olds, Sharon (Author)

Olds, Sharon. Odes, Knopf.

Oshinsky, David (Author)

Oshinsky, David. Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital, Doubleday.

Paiz, Joshua (Co-Editor)

Silva, T., Wang, J., Zhang, C., & Paiz, J.M. (eds.). L2 Writing in the Global Context: Represented, Underrepresented, and Unrepresented Voices, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press.

Peachin, Michael (Co-Editor)

Peachin, M., & Slootjes, D. (eds.). Rome and the Worlds beyond its Frontiers, Brill.

Pellegrini, Ann (Series Co-Editor)

Cruz, Ariane. The Color of Kink, NYU Press.

Pellegrini, Ann (Series Co-Editor)

Crosby, Christina. A Body, Undone: Living On After Great Pain, NYU Press.

Press, Clayton (Author)

Press, Clayton. Next to Nothing, Close to Nowhere, Burckhardt Boles.

Ratliff, Ben (Author)

Ratliff, Ben. Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Ray, Krishnendu (Author)

Ray, Krishnendu. The Ethnic Restaurateur, Bloomsbury Publishing.

Richter, Bob (Author)

Richter, Bob. A Very Vintage Christmas: Holiday Collecting, Decorating and Celebrating, Globe Pequot Press.

Roiphe, Katie (Author)

Roiphe, Katie. The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End, The Dial Press.

Ronell, Avital (Introduction)

Solanas, Valerie. Scum Manifesto, Verso.

Ross, Andrew (Co-Editor)

Haapoja, T., Ross, A., & Sorkin, M. (eds.). The Helsinki Effect: Public Alternatives to the Guggenheim Model of Culture-Driven Development, Terreform.

Sacks, Oliver (In Memoriam)

Sacks, Oliver. Oliver Sacks: The Last Interview, Melville House.

Sanders, Mark (Author)

Sanders, Mark. Learning Zulu: A Secret History of Language in South Africa, Princeton University Press.

Santirocco, Matthew (Essay)

Bendell, Phyllis S. (ed.). Daedalus, MIT Press Journals.

Secor, Laura (Author)

Secor, Laura. Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran, Riverhead Books.

Selig, Paul (Author)

Selig, Paul. The Book of Mastery: The Mastery Trilogy: Book I, TarcherPerigee.

Shifman, Irene (Author)

Shifman, Irene. Journal des Fetes: Irène et Sophie parlent français, CreateSpace Independent Publishing.

Shulman, George (Essay)

Lloyd, V.W. & Kahn, J.S. (eds.). Race and Secularism in America, Columbia University Press.

Sider, David (Author)

Sider, David. Hellenistic Poetry: A Selection, University of Michigan Press.

Siskin, Clifford (Author)

Siskin, Clifford. System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge, The MIT Press.

Slifkin, Robert (Foreward)

Marcopoulos, A., Taft, C., & Wakefield, N. Ari Marcopoulos: Not Yet, Rizzoli.

Smith, Sandra (Translator)

Loridan-Iven, Marceline. But you did not come back, Grove Atlantic. 

Smith, Sandra (Translator)

Camus, Albert. Illustrated by Jacques Ferrandez. The Stranger: The Graphic Novel, Pegasus Press.

Smith, Zadie (Author)

Smith, Zadie. Swing Time, Penguin Press.

Smith, Zadie (Introduction)

Dantzic, G. & Dantzic, J. Jerry Dantzic: Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill, Thames & Hudson.

Sollors, Werner (Author)

Sollors, Werner. African American Writing: A Literary Approach, Temple University Press.

Solomon, Stephen D. (Author)

Solomon, Stephen D. Revolutionary Dissent: How the Founding Generation Created the Freedom of Speech, St. Martin’s Press.

Storr, Robert (Author)

Storr, Robert. Intimate Geometries: The Art and Life of Louise Bourgeois, The Monacelli Press.

Sugrue, Thomas (Essay)

Cantor, N. & Lewis, E. (eds.). Our Compelling Interests: The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society, Princeton University Press.

Sullivan, Edward (Essay)

Miller, Dana. Carmen Herrera: Lines Of Sight, Whitney Museum of American Art.

Swados, Elizabeth (In Memoriam)

Swados, Elizabeth. Walking The Dog, The Feminist Press at CUNY.

Tavory, Iddo (Author)

Tavory, Iddo. Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood, University of Chicago Press.

Tawil-Souri, Helga (Essay)

Panetta, C. & Sharp, D. (eds.). Beyond the Square: Urbanism and the Arab Uprisings, Terreform.

Taylor, Diana (Author)

Taylor, Diana. Performance, Duke University Press.

Thain, Marion (Author)

Thain, Marion. The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity, Edinburgh University Press.

Thomas, Thelma (Editor)

Thomas, Thelma K. (ed.). Designing Identity: The Power of Textiles in Late Antiquity, Princeton University Press.

Tortorici, Zeb (Author)

Tortorici, Zeb. Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America, University of California Press.

Toscano, Ellyn (Co-Author)

Amkpa, A. & Toscano, E. Resignifications, Postcart.

Traub, James (Author)

Traub, James. John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit, Basic Books.

Tyrell, Michael (Author)

Tyrell, Michael. Phantom Laundry, Backlash Press.

Van Arsdale, Sarah (Author)

Van Arsdale, Sarah. In Case of Emergency, Break Glass, Queen’s Ferry Press.

Viertel, Jack (Author)

Viertel, Jack. The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built, Sarah Crichton Books.

Vilcek, Jan (Author)

Vilcek, Jan. Love and Science: A Memoir, Seven Stories Press.

Waldman, Michael (Author)

Waldman, Michael. The Fight to Vote, Simon & Schuster.

Waldron, Jeremy (Author)

Waldron, Jeremy. Political Political Theory: Essays on Institutions, Harvard University Press.

Weatherby, Leif (Author)

Weatherby, Leif. Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ: German Romanticism between Leibniz and Marx, Fordham University Press.

Weiss, Allen S. (Author)

Weiss, Allen S. The Grain of the Clay: Reflections on Ceramics and the Art of Collecting, Reaktion Books.

Whitty, Stephen (Author)

Whitty, Stephen. The Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopedia, Rowman & Littlefield.

Willis, Deborah (Preface)

Speltz, Mark. North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South, J. Paul Getty Museum.

Wolfe, Lauren K. (Translator)

Kofler, Werner. At the Writing Desk, Dalkey Archive Press.

Wolff, Larry (Author)

Wolff, Larry. The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon, Stanford University Press.

Yetim, Muserref (Author)

Yetim, Muserref. Negotiating International Water Rights: Natural Resource Conflict in Turkey, Syria and Iraq, I.B. Tauris.