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.Fall 2013


University Press of New England
Deluge
Tropical Storm Irene, Vermont’s Flash Floods, and How One Small State Saved Itself

Natural Disasters
Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont, from the perspective of Vermonters who rebuilt their state

September 2013 (hardcover)
Shinn, Peggy


University Press of New England
Confederate Bushwhacker
Mark Twain in the Shadow of the Civil War

American History
Mark Twain in the watershed year of 1885

October 2013 (hardcover)
Loving, Jerome


University Press of New England
The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony
America’s War of Liberation in Canada, 1774–1776

American History
An unparalleled look at America’s Revolutionary War invasion of Canada

November 2013 (hardcover)
Anderson, Mark R.


University Press of New England
Why the Turkey Didn’t Fly
The Surprising Stories Behind the Eagle, the Flag, Uncle Sam, and Other Images of America

American History
The stories behind some of our country’s favorite iconic images

August 2013 (paperback)
Aron, Paul


Northeastern University Press
Radio Free Boston
The Rise and Fall of WBCN

Music / History
The definitive story of the pioneering rock radio station that galvanized a city and a generation

September 2013 (paperback)
Alan, Carter with a Foreword by Steven Tyler


University Press of New England
The Quest for the Golden Trout
Environmental Loss and America’s Iconic Fish

Nature / Conservation
A river advocate and environmentalist questions some of the unsound methods of conservation and restoration imposed on North American rivers and streams

October 2013 (hardcover)
Thompson, Douglas M.


University of New Hampshire Press
The Devil’s Cormorant
A Natural History

Ecology & Environmental Studies / Natural History
A journey through the history, biology, and culture of the misunderstood cormorant

October 2013 (hardcover)
King, Richard J.


University Press of New England
Ceremonial Time
Fifteen Thousand Years on One Square Mile

Natural History / Ecology & Environmental Studies / Natural History
A magical book that turns one modest square mile of exurban land into the most remarkably fascinating place

August 2013 (paperback)
Mitchell, John Hanson


Dartmouth College Press
A Tear at the Edge of Creation
A Radical New Vision for Life in an Imperfect Universe

Science-General
Includes a new afterword on the discovery of the Higgs Boson

August 2013 (paperback)
Gleiser, Marcelo


Brandeis University Press
The Cycle
A Practical Approach to Managing Arts Organizations

Economics & Business / Nonprofits
Offers practical advice for managing healthy arts organizations based on the notion of a “family” of supporters

September 2013 (hardcover)
Kaiser, Michael M. with Brett E. Egan


University Press of New England
Clay
The History and Evolution of Humankind’s Relationship with Earth’s Most Primal Element

History / Science-General
How a humble substance helped create a modern world

September 2013 (paperback)
Staubach, Suzanne


University Press of New England
Life in the Cold
An Introduction to Winter Ecology, fourth edition

4th edition

Nature / Ecology & Environmental Studies / Arctic Studies
A revised edition of a classic work on cold climate ecosystems, with a new chapter on climate change

January 2014 (paperback)
Marchand, Peter J.


University Press of New England
Elephant Treaties
The Colonial Legacy of the Biodiversity Crisis

Law
Shows how the colonial origins of biodiversity conventions and conservation organizations impact their efficacy in modern times

January 2014 (hardcover)
Adam, Rachelle


Northeastern University Press
The Seeking
Biography / African-American Studies / Autobio /African American Hist
Now back in print, the groundbreaking memoir of one of the first black families in Vermont

September 2013 (paperback)
Thomas, Will; Introduction by Dorothy Canfield Fisher; Edited, and with an Introduction and Afterword to the New Edition, by Mark J. Madigan and Dan Gediman


Brandeis University Press
Holocaust Mothers and Daughters
Family, History, and Trauma

Holocaust Studies / Women's Studies
An astonishing analysis of Jewish mother-daughter relations before, during, and after the Shoah as described in daughters’ memoirs

December 2013 (hardcover)
December 2013 (paperback)
Clementi, Federica K.


Brandeis University Press
A Jewish Ceremony for Newborn Girls
The Torah’s Covenant Affirmed

Jewish Studies / Rituals
Develops the basis for a ceremony to welcome newborn Jewish girls into the Covenant

November 2013 (hardcover)
November 2013 (paperback)
Siegel, Sharon R.


Brandeis University Press
Educating in the Divine Image
Gender Issues in Orthodox Jewish Day Schools

Jewish Studies / Education
An incisive look at gender inequities in Jewish day school education

October 2013 (hardcover)
October 2013 (paperback)
Gorsetman, Chaya Rosenfeld and Elana Maryles Sztokman


Brandeis University Press
The Best School in Jerusalem
Annie Landau’s School for Girls, 1900–1960

Israeli Studies
Recounts the remarkable tenure of Annie Landau as principal of the Evelina de Rothschild School in Jerusalem

December 2013 (hardcover)
December 2013 (paperback)
Schor, Laura S.


Brandeis University Press
The Faith of Fallen Jews
Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi and the Writing of Jewish History

Jewish Studies
Brings together key writings by one of the most distinguished and renowned Jewish historians of our time

December 2013 (hardcover)
December 2013 (paperback)
Myers, David N. and Alexander Kaye, editors


Brandeis University Press
Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia
Select Documents, 1772–1914

Jewish Studies / History / European History
An astounding compilation of primary source documents dealing with all aspects of Jewish daily life in the Russian empire

December 2013 (hardcover)
December 2013 (paperback)
Freeze, ChaeRan Y. and Jay M. Harris


Brandeis University Press
Woody on Rye
Jewishness in the Films and Plays of Woody Allen

Jewish Studies / Film, TV, Visual Culture
A critical assessment of Jewishness in Woody Allen’s films and plays

December 2013 (hardcover)
December 2013 (paperback)
Brook, Vincent, and Marat Grinberg, editors


Brandeis University Press
Pictures of People
Alice Neel’s American Portrait Gallery

American Art / Biography / Women's Studies
An intimate look at the breadth of Neel’s oeuvre

August 2013 (paperback)
Allara, Pamela


Northeastern University Press
Gypsy Music in European Culture
From the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Music / History
A history and typology of the impact of Gypsy music on Europe

December 2013 (hardcover)
December 2013 (paperback)
Piotrowska, Anna G.


Northeastern University Press
Domestic Violence
Methodologies in Dialogue

Criminology / Domestic Violence
Introduces students, mental health professionals, and lawyers to the different research methodologies used in contemporary research of domestic/intimate partner violence

November 2013 (hardcover)
November 2013 (paperback)
Raghavan, Chitra, and Shuki J. Cohen, editors


Northeastern University Press
Male Peer Support and Violence Against Women
The History and Verification of a Theory

Criminology
An important and timely reassessment of a crucial theory in male violence against women

November 2013 (hardcover)
November 2013 (paperback)
DeKeseredy, Walter S. and Martin D. Schwartz


Dartmouth College Press
A Violent Embrace
Art and Aesthetics after Representation

Art / Visual Culture
An urgent defense of aesthetics and the power of art

January 2014 (hardcover)
January 2014 (paperback)
hoogland, renée c.


Dartmouth College Press
Shock and Awe
American Exceptionalism and the Imperatives of the Spectacle in Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

Literary Criticism - American / American Studies
American exceptionalism, global power, and Mark Twain

October 2013 (hardcover)
October 2013 (paperback)
Spanos, William V.


University Press of New England
Carrying the Torch
Maud Howe Elliott and the American Renaissance

Biography - Artists
The biography of a leading light in the Newport art and cultural scene

January 2014 (hardcover)
Grinnell, Nancy Whipple


University Press of New England
States at War, Volume 1
A Reference Guide for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont in the Civil War

Civil War / Reference & Bibliography
A much-needed reference guide for Civil War historians, focused on the six New England states

July 2013 (hardcover)
Miller, Richard F., editor


University of New Hampshire Press
Sacramental Shopping
Louisa May Alcott, Edith Wharton, and the Spirit of Modern Consumerism

Literary Criticism
Illuminates modern consumer culture and its challenges to American identity and values in two classic novels

September 2013 (hardcover)
September 2013 (paperback)
Sherman, Sarah Way


University Press of New England
Silencing the Sounded Self
John Cage and the American Experimental Tradition

Music / American Studies
Understanding John Cage in America’s experimental continuum

November 2013 (paperback)
Shultis, Christopher


Chipstone Foundation
Ceramics in America 2013
Ceramics / Decorative Arts & Material Culture

October 2013 (hardcover)
Hunter, Robert


Shelburne Museum
Wyeth Vertigo
American Art / Art History
Extreme manipulations of perspective unify the visual worlds of three of the most influential American painters of the twentieth century

May 2013 (paperback)
Denenberg, Thomas Andrew, Joyce Hill Stoner, and Alexander Nemerov


Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
The Eternal Son
Fiction & Literature / Disability Studies
An extraordinary account of a common human drama—the birth and parenting of a disabled child—investigated profoundly by a father who is a gifted writer

September 2013 (paperback)
Tezza, Cristovão


Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
Another City upon a Hill
A New England Memoir

Memoir
A searching portrait of a city battered by the collapse of the textile industry woven into a spirited coming of age story

September 2013 (paperback)
Conforti, Joseph A.


Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
The Only Happy Ending for a Love Story Is an Accident
Fiction & Literature
João Paulo Cuenca is a surprising transnational voice in Brazilian literature whose central theme of cultural otherness urges his audience to rethink globalization in more carefully defined, more humanistic terms

October 2013 (paperback)
Cuenca, João Paulo


Cavankerry Press
Primary Lessons
Memoir / African-American Studies / Women's Studies
A rebellious young woman in the segregated South

September 2013 (paperback)
White, Sarah Bracey


Cavankerry Press
My Mother’s Funeral
Memoir / Women's Studies
Life in Colombia with an exceptional mother: uncanny and sad yet sharply alive with humor

October 2013 (paperback)
Páramo, Adriana


Wesleyan University Press
Barns of Connecticut
Regional Photography / Connecticut
A testament to the beauty of the central structure of the Connecticut farm

October 2013 (hardcover)
Starr, Markham


Wesleyan University Press
Becoming Tom Thumb
Charles Stratton, P. T. Barnum, and the Dawn of American Celebrity

Biography / American History
The definitive biography of an iconic American entertainer

October 2013 (hardcover)
Lehman, Eric D.


Wesleyan University Press
Inside Connecticut and the Civil War
Essays on One State’s Struggles

Civil War / American History
How a small state struggled, survived, and remains connected to its past

January 2014 (hardcover)
January 2014 (paperback)
Warshauer, Matthew, editor


Wesleyan University Press
Local Government in Connecticut, Third Edition
3rd edition

Connecticut / Government
Indispensable guide to the ins and outs of Connecticut local government

October 2013 (paperback)
Connolly, Frank B., with Roger L. Kemp and Philip K. Schenck


Wesleyan University Press
African American Connecticut Explored
African-American Studies / Connecticut
First book for a general readership to present an overview of the African American experience in Connecticut

December 2013 (hardcover)
Normen, Elizabeth J., Ed., with Katherine J. Harris, Stacey K. Close, and Wm. Frank Mitchell


Wesleyan University Press
The Half-Inch Himalayas
Miniature Edition

Poetry
A stellar collection of early work from a renowned poet.

(hardcover)
Ali, Agha Shahid


Wesleyan University Press
Endarkenment
Selected Poems

Bilingual Russian-English ed.

Poetry / Russian
Major collection by a contemporary Russian avant-garde master

January 2014 (hardcover)
Dragomoshchenko, Arkadii, edited by Eugene Ostashevsky


Wesleyan University Press
Testimony, A Tribute to Charlie Parker
With New and Selected Jazz Poems

Poetry / Jazz
A collaborative tribute of words and music reflecting the tension and beauty of jazz, including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation audio recording with music by Sandy Evans

September 2013 (hardcover)
Komunyakaa, Yusef


Wesleyan University Press
Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire
Poetry
The final volume in the poet’s extraordinary tetralogy on earth, air, water, and fire

August 2013 (hardcover)
Hillman, Brenda


Wesleyan University Press
Through the Eyes of a Dancer
Selected Writings

Dance
Dance criticism rooted in a dancer’s perspective

November 2013 (hardcover)
Perron, Wendy


Wesleyan University Press
The Place of Dance
A Somatic Guide to Dancing and Dance Making

Dance / Somatics
An essential guide to embodied awareness

November 2013 (paperback)
Olsen, Andrea with Caryn McHose


Wesleyan University Press
The Arab Avant-Garde
Music, Politics, Modernity

Music / Arab Studies
The first in-depth study of diverse and radical innovation in Arab music

November 2013 (hardcover)
November 2013 (paperback)
Burkhalter, Thomas, Kay Dickinson, and Benjamin J. Harbert, eds.


Wesleyan University Press
Engaging Bodies
The Politics and Poetics of Corporeality

Dance / Performance
Critical and performative writings from a well-known dance scholar

October 2013 (hardcover)
October 2013 (paperback)
Albright, Ann Cooper


Wesleyan University Press
Umm Kulthum
Artistic Agency and the Shaping of an Arab Legend, 1967–2007

Music / Middle East Studies / Media Studies
How an extraordinary woman shaped her career and legacy through war

(hardcover)
November 2013 (paperback)
Lohman, Laura


Wesleyan University Press
Soul Talk, Song Language
Conversations with Joy Harjo

Essays / Poetry / Native American Studies
Intimate and illuminating conversations with one of America’s foremost Native artists

(hardcover)
September 2013 (paperback)
Harjo, Joy and Tanaya Winder, Laura Coltelli


Saturnalia Books
A Spell of Songs
Poetry
Peter Jay Shippy’s long anticipated fourth collection is a wickedly playful journey into America’s heart of darkness

October 2013 (paperback)
Shippy, Peter Jay


Saturnalia Books
Each Chartered Street
Poetry
A second collection that turns over and cracks open the underbelly of American urban neighborhoods

October 2013 (paperback)
Agudelo, Sebastian


Peter E. Randall Publisher
Charley
Children's Fiction- Orphans
Charley, a street-smart city boy, can toss a rat by its tail into the Boston Harbor, but has no clue how to pluck an egg away from an angry chicken, let alone milk a cantankerous cow!

September 2013 (paperback)
Seim, Donna Marie


Peter E. Randall Publisher
Oscar the Herring Gull
Children's Fiction - Birds
Children learn the dangers of pollution to sea life in a charming story of Oscar the herring gull growing up on the Isles of Shoals

August 2013 (paperback)
Donovan, Nancy M.


Peter E. Randall Publisher
Uncertain Journey
Fiction & Literature
Greek American novelist James Rouman writes of the convoluted glory that is America when, Rejep, an illegal Albanian immigrant, leaves his home in search of freedom in Greece and then travels to America to find his true love

September 2013 (paperback)
Rouman, James


Peter E. Randall Publisher
Prelude, A Novel & The 1854 Diary of Adeline Elizabeth Hoe
Historical Fiction / Children's Fiction - Historical / Children's Fiction 19th Century U.S.
In the spring of 1854 seventeen-year-old Adeline Elizabeth Hoe began to keep a daily diary. . . centuries later, her descendant brought it to life in a novel

August 2013 (hardcover)
Davidson, Helen Taylor


Bauhan Publishing
Music Hiding in the Air
Memoir
It was from looking at Rory’s pictures that I first began to see

August 2013 (paperback)
McEwen, Christian


Bauhan Publishing
Dwelling in Possibility
Searching for the Soul of Shelter

Popular Culture / Historic Preservation
What qualities are missing in our homes? How can we regain them?

September 2013 (paperback)
Mansfield, Howard


Bauhan Publishing
Come Down to Earth
Poems

Poetry - American
Gentle combinations of prose and verse allow the sharp meditations of a speaker caught between the real and surreal in a changing world

August 2013 (paperback)
Michals, Nils


Bauhan Publishing
Raking the Winter Leaves
New and Selected Poems

Poetry - American
A New Englander’s collection of poems in a personal history of life as he knows it

October 2013 (paperback)
Margolis, Gary


Cadent Publishing
Be Unstoppable
The Eight Essential Actions to Succeed at Anything

Self-Help/Personal Growth
Life coaching from a Navy SEAL Platoon Commander and developer of the Perfect Pushup

October 2013 (hardcover)
Mills, Alden


Cadent Publishing
The Weather Outside Is Frightful
The Illustrated History of New England’s Apocalyptic Blizzards, Ice Storms, Freezes, Gales, Microbursts, Nor’easters, Floods, Droughts, Heat Waves, and Hurricanes

Weather
A New England weather tour de force (Nature’s, that is)!

October 2013 (hardcover)
Conway, J. North


Gordian Knot Books
Dancing on the Tails of the Bell Curve
Readings on the Joy and Power of Statistics

Probability & Statistics
A unique anthology designed to inspire students to want to learn and use statistics

October 2013 (paperback)
Altschuler, Richard


Chaucer Press Books
First Tuesday
Thrillers / Espionage Thrillers / Crime Thrillers
Pandemonium surrounds the fate of the U.S. presidency after the president-elect is assassinated

September 2013 (paperback)
Tasini, Oren


Academia Press Scientific Publishers
Commerce and the Countryside
The rural population’s involvement in the commodity market in Flanders, 1750–1910

Economics & Business / Economics-Belgiun-Flanders
A historical analysis of the economic importance of weekly markets in Flanders during the 18th and 19th century

November 2013 (paperback)
Ronsijn, Wouter


Academia Press Scientific Publishers
The Ideologies of Lived Space in Literary Texts
Literary Criticism
This edited volume presents original essays on the ideological role of space in literary texts

July 2013 (paperback)
Heirman, Jo


Oberlin College Press
Enchantée
Poetry
The highly anticipated new book from the Pulitzer finalist

October 2013 (paperback)
Estes, Angie


Oberlin College Press
The Nothing Bird
Selected Poems

Poetry
The first English collection of this irresistible French poet’s work

October 2013 (paperback)
Peuchmaurd, Pierre


Carnegie Mellon University Press
Awake
Poetry
A reissuing of Awake, the debut collection of poetry by Dorianne Laux

September 2013 (paperback)
Laux, Dorianne


Carnegie Mellon University Press
Overtime
Poetry
A reissuing of Overtime, the debut collection of poetry by Joseph Millar

September 2013 (paperback)
Millar, Joseph


Carnegie Mellon University Press
Psalms of All My Days
Bilingual French-English ed.

Poetry / French Language Study
French poetry by Patrice de La Tour du Pin along with the English translation by Jennifer Grotz

March 2013 (paperback)
de La Tour du Pin, Patrice


Carnegie Mellon University Press
How to Design a World-Class Engineering College
A History of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

Education History
A history of engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

October 2013 (paperback)
Pileggi, Leah


Nightboat Books
Fire Break
Poetry / Poetry - American
A brilliant new poetic sequence from a leading innovative American poet

September 2013 (paperback)
Albon, George


Nightboat Books
LABOR
Poetry / Fiction & Literature
A daring hybrid work that investigates the relationship between the individual and the institution

September 2013 (paperback)
Magi, Jill


Nightboat Books
Letters from a Seducer
Fiction & Literature / Erotic Fiction
The first English-language translation of the second volume in Hilda Hilst’s dynamic and unnerving erotic-pornographic trilogy

December 2013 (paperback)
Hilst, Hilda


Nightboat Books
Monkeys, Minor Planet, Average Star
Poetry / Poetry - American
A playful, intoxicating debut by a young poet dedicated to expanding the boundaries of lyric poetry

January 2014 (paperback)
Leavitt, Gracie


Four Way Books
Make Me Do Things
Fiction & Literature / Short Stories
This collection of stories from award winning novelist and poet Victoria Redel observes how we wreck and reconcile marriage and parenthood

October 2013 (paperback)
Redel, Victoria


Four Way Books
Topaz
Poetry - American / Poetry - Asian
Topaz explores the immediate and lingering effects of WWII prison camps on Japanese American families and on future generations

October 2013 (paperback)
Dempster, Brian Komei


Four Way Books
Unpeopled Eden
Poetry - Hispanic American / Poetry - African American
Built from the lives and stories of undocumented immigrants, these mournful, mystical poems are artifact, a cry for remembrance

October 2013 (paperback)
González, Rigoberto


Four Way Books
All You Do Is Perceive
Poetry
Joy Katz regards the world with wonder and sharp insight in this new collection centered around new motherhood

October 2013 (paperback)
Katz, Joy


Four Way Books
She Has a Name
Poetry - American / Poetry - African American
She Has a Name tells the story of a woman with autism and her family as they share difficulties, doubt, anger, and love

October 2013 (paperback)
Moon, Kamilah Aisha


Sheep Meadow Press
The Traveling Queen
Poetry
Wise fire

October 2013 (paperback)
Collins, Michael


Sheep Meadow Press
Out Loud
Poetry
Whispering truths

November 2013 (paperback)
Hyland, Peter B.


Sheep Meadow Press
Two Volumes
Frescoes with Graffiti & Forty Days in the Calypso Saloon

Poetry
Poet’s poet

September 2013 (paperback)
Middleton, Christopher


Sheep Meadow Press
Third Day
New and Collected Poems

Poetry
Mad Ireland

October 2013 (paperback)
Gowrie, Grey


Sheep Meadow Press
Night Fugue
Poetry
Night Violinist

October 2013 (paperback)
Sampson, Fiona


Sheep Meadow Press
He’s Far Too Much
A Play

African Drama
African English wordplay

November 2013 (paperback)
Mohamed, Said Ahmed


Sheep Meadow Press
Bicycle
Poetry
Roman-Greek Hoosier

November 2013 (paperback)
Wells, James


Sheep Meadow Press
Settling My Accounts Before I Go Away – A Conversation
A Words & Images Book

Collected Letters / Poetry
An important conversation on religion, the Holocaust and literature between a Nobel Prize winner and a probable winner

May 2013 (paperback)
Bellow, Saul



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