Arts & Culture

Works received

New books, music, films, or other works by Yale faculty, staff, and alumni.

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Peter Ahrensdorf ’80
Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue: Creating the Foundations of Classical Civilization
Cambridge University Press, $45

Erika Balfour ’93
Being an Empowered Patient: An Advocacy Guide
CreateSpace, $20.70

Mary Barr ’08PhD
Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston
Chicago University Press, $30

Peter Binzen ’45 and Jonathan Binzen
Richardson Dilworth, Last of the Bare-Knuckled Aristocrats
Camino Books, $24.95

Susan Block ’77
The Bonono Way: The Evolution of Peace through Pleasure
Gardner & Daughters, $16.69

Steven Brill ’72, ’75JD
America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix our Broken Healthcare System
Random House, $28

John Bronsteen ’01JD, Christopher Buccafusco, and Jonathan S. Masur
Happiness and the Law
University of Chicago Press, $40

Ryan Craig ’94, ’99JD
College Disrupted: The Great Unbundling of Higher Education
Palgrave MacMillan Trade, $19.89

Nelson A. Denis ’80JD
War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony
Nation Books, $28.99

Morris Dickstein ’67PhD
Why Not Say What Happened: A Sentimental Education
Liveright Publishing, $27.95

Bob Fiske ’52
Prosecutor, Defender, Counselor: The Memoirs of Robert B. Fiske Jr.
Smith/Kerr Associates, $27.95

Juliet Guichon ’81
The Right to Know One’s Origins: Assisted Human Reproduction and the Best Interests of Children
Academic and Scientific Publishers, $50

Jonathan Horn ’04
The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee’s Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History
Scribner Books, $28

Devra Lehmann ’86
Spinoza: The Outcast Thinker, $21.95

Jeffrey Lewis ’66
The Meritocracy Quartet
Haus Publishing, $19.95

Matt McCarthy ’03
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician’s First Year
Crown Publishing, $27

Brian Mussumi ’87PhD
The Power at the End of the Economy
Duke University Press, $21.95

Andrew Pessin ’84 (as J. Jeffrey)
The Second Daughter
Winter Goose Publishing, $14.75

Juliet Pincus ’90MFA and Nichole Christian
Canvas Detroit
Wayne State University Press, $26.26

Lindsey Pollack ’96
Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders
Harper Business, $13.59

Renée Richards ’55
Spy Night & Other Memories: A Collection of Stories from Dick & Renée
Keith Publications, $23.76

George S. K. Rider ’55
The Rogue’s Road to Retirement
Skyhorse Publishing, $16.95

Adam Rothman ’93
Beyond Freedom’s Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery
Harvard University Press, $29.95

Bardwell L. Smith ’50, ’64PhD
Narratives of Sorrow and Dignity: Japanese Women, Pregnancy Loss, and Modern Rituals of Grieving
Oxford University Press, $105

Marc Solomon ’89
Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits—and Won
Fore Edge Books, $27.95

Jonathan Stone ’78
The Teller
Thomas & Mercer, $6

Barry Strauss ’79PhD
The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination
Simon & Schuster, $27

Donna Thorland ’95
Mistress Firebrand: Renegades of American Revolution
NAL, $15

Judd Trichter ’96
Love in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
Thomas Dunne Books, $25.99

Noel Valis, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
The Labor of Longing: A Novella, $12.95

Cornelia Veenendaal ’47
An Argument of Roots
BlazeVoX Books, $16

Edward J. Watts ’02PhD
The Final Pagan Generation
California University Press, $28.10

Jonathan A. Weiss ’60, ’63LLB, and Otis H. King
A Star Over Harlem
McNally Jackson, $24.95

Carol Weston ’78
Ava and Taco Cat
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $15.99

Kenji Yoshino ’96JD
Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial
Crown Publishing, $19

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