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The Politics of Tragicomedy

Shakespeare and After

Edited by Jonathan Hope

"The Politics of Tragicomedy: Shakespeare and After" offers a series of sophisticated and powerful readings of tragicomedy from Shakespeare’s late plays to the drama of the…

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Sinking Bell


Bojan Louis

Potent stories that offer a forceful vision of contemporary Navajo life, by an American Book Award winner An ex-con hired to fix up a school bus for a couple living off the grid…

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Go Hunt Me

Kelly deVos

For "Dracula" lovers and fans of Diana Urban’s "All Your Twisted Secrets," this spine-tingling thriller follows seven horror buffs as their dream trip to a remote Romanian castle…

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Stein: Ökologie des Nichthumanen

German translation of "Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman"

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen

Translated into German by Till Bardoux and Nikola Basler, "Stone" maps the force, vivacity, and stories within our most mundane matter, stone. For too long stone has served as an…

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Cross-Disciplinary, Cross-Institutional Collaboration in Teacher Education

Cases of Learning and Leading

Edited by Laura Turchi

This book focuses on the impact of sustained and evolving collaborations, showcasing research and scholarship in a faculty group―consisting of 28 professors from five regional…

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The Circle That Fits

Kevin Lichty

Kevin Lichty's "The Circle That Fits" explores the fraught relationships between two parents and their son as they live in a traveling carnival; the emotional, intense surrealism…

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Strategies in Biomedical Data Science

Driving Force for Innovation

Jay A. Etchings

Strategies in Biomedical Data Science provides medical professionals with much-needed guidance toward managing the increasing deluge of healthcare data. Beginning with a look at…

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Weaving the Tapestries of Our Lives

Martin J. Pasqualetti

The Thread of Energy simplifies the world's complexity by discussing energy as the single most influential driver of human actions and decisions. It exposes fundamental influences…

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A Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman

Lindy Elkins-Tanton

Lindy Elkins-Tanton is a Foundation and Regents Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration. She is also the vice president of the ASU Interplanetary Initiative, and the…

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Revolutionary Monsters

Five Men Who Turned Liberation into Tyranny

Donald Critchlow

All sparked movements in the name of liberating their people from their oppressors—capitalists, foreign imperialists, or dictators in their own country. These revolutionaries…