Tag: book authors
In the early 1990s, Gurgaon was a small city in northern India. Today, it is a financial hub and modern success story. In her new book Landscapes of Accumulation, anthropology professor Llerena Searle says these cities are more–or less–than meets the eye.
Before Pictures, a new book by art and culture critic Douglas Crimp, brings together anecdote, criticism, research, and illustration to describe the art world and gay life in New York City in the 1960s and ’70s.
This year, The New York Times list of the 100 most notable books for 2016 included two that were written by authors who used the River Campus Libraries’ Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation renowned collections for their work.
Susan Gustafson’s recently published book examines Johann Goethe’s depiction of family in his literary works, which were cutting-edge compared to the actual state of marriage and family in early 19th-century Germany.
America typically celebrates the 4th of July as a unifying victory for the country, but the road to independence was more divisive and violent than most people realize, according to historian Thomas Slaughter.
The professor of history was honored by the largest gathering of medievalist scholars in North America for her book The Saint and the Chopped-Up Baby: The Cult of Vincent Ferrer in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.
Ten works of fiction and six poetry collections remain in the running for this year’s Best Translated Book Awards following the announcement of the two shortlists yesterday by Three Percent, the University’s translation-centric literary website.
In the posthumously published memoir Letter from a Young Poet, University poet Hyam Plutzik, describes early aspects of his efforts to become a poet.