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All Wrong About Lower Manhattan: Rereading Sharon Zukin

'New York' magazine at the Museum of Modern Art's PAD/D Archive In the course of writing The Rise and Fall of Artists' SoHo , I read several earlier books about lofts and artists in lower Manhattan.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Tribeca (New York, NY), Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Lower East Side (New York, NY), Rutgers University

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Mises Economics Blog

Thomas Piketty's Sensational New Book

This 42 year economist from French academe has written a hot new book: Capital in the Twenty-First Century.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

Travelin' Librarian

Cory Doctorow: Oxford English Dictionary - the future

I hadn't reckoned on the fact that Oxford University Press is an academic publisher, and the academic publishers aren't like trade publishers.


Related Topix: Libraries

Seattle Times

An epic 1929 footrace, a small house that builds inner peace

"The Edge of the Water " by Elizabeth George . The latest teen-young adult novel from Whidbey Island mystery writer George is set on Whidbey Island and revisits Becca King from "The Edge of Nowhere."


Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Heart Failure, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014


700-page book by French economist is Amazon's top seller

A 700-page economics tome about income inequality isn't an obvious hit, but it currently tops the list of best-selling books on Amazon.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Harvard University Press

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Selected New Books on Higher Education

The Attainment Agenda: State Policy Leadership in Higher Education, by Laura W. Perna and Joni E. Finney .


Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Historic Pelham

Pelham's Train Station on the New Haven Line Was NOT Built in 1893 as Claimed

Conventional wisdom indicates that the Pelham Train Station located at 1 Pelhamwood Avenue in the Village of Pelham was built in 1893.


Related Topix: Pelham, NY, Train Disaster, Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Shaun Marmon. Eunuchs and Sacred Boundaries in Islamic Society. New...

Shaun Marmon. Eunuchs and Sacred Boundaries in Islamic Society. New York: Oxford University Press.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press

Religion Dispatched

Policing Academic Freedom: A Book, a Controversy, and the Ominous Aftermath

Michael Jerryson is co-editor with Mark Juergensmeyer of Buddhist Warfare , the first collection of essays on Buddhist violence from a comparative perspective .


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press, New Times, Journalism, US Politics, US News

CSIRO Publishing

Influence of Chemically Inert Cations on the Hydrogen-bond Network in ...

Beside the expected changes related to the altered acidity of the sulfuric acid solution, subtle changes dependent on cation dimensions were noticed.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

Room 8

The Dollard man, who spoke ghsdfs

Although drop shipping also has its advantages, like no need for shipping and delivery, Light Bulk Wholesalers TM can offer slightly more competitive prices.


Related Topix: Cambridge, NY, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Ultra Petroleum Corp. Hits New 52-Week High at $29.52

Shares of Ultra Petroleum Corp. reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday , AnalystRatings.NET reports.


Related Topix: Apparel, Raymond Ltd


Challenges to the effectiveness of international law

For the first time in its history, the American Society of International Law is partnering with the American Branch of the International Law Association to combine each organization's major conference into an extraordinary joint event.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Scientific American

Invisible Ink War: How Chemists Revealed Germany's Secret WW I Writing [Excerpt]

Excerpted with permission from Prisoners, Lovers, & Spies: The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to al Qaeda , by Kristie Macrakis.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Yale University, Journalism, Rotterdam, NY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Ultra Petroleum Corp. Upgraded to "Neutral" by ISI Group

Shares of Ultra Petroleum Corp. opened at 28.19 on Friday. Ultra Petroleum Corp. has a 52 week low of $18.22 and a 52 week high of $28.76.


Wed Apr 02, 2014

Publishers Marketplace

Executive Editor for Economics, Law, and Education

Job details Auto req ID 32076BR School/Unit Harvard University Press Sub-Unit ------------ Location USA - MA - Cambridge Job Function Communications Department HUP Editorial Salary Grade 060 Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Duties & Responsibilities Harvard University Press seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial editor to acquire 20 new ... (more)


Publishers Marketplace

Editorial Director

EDITORIAL DIRECTOR FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS The Press of Fordham University, located at our Rose Hill campus in the Bronx, NY is currently seeking an Editorial Director to provide critical thinking and long-term vision that will shape the editorial program, while maintaining and increasing the quality and reputation of the press's lists within the ... (more)


Related Topix: Fordham University

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Western News

Harper awarded Suppes Prize in Philosophy of Science

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The Washington Post

Petro-Aggression: How Russiaa s oil makes war more likely

Jeff Colgan is assistant professor in the School of International Service at American University in Washington, D.C. His book, " Petro-Aggression: How Oil Makes War ," was published in 2013 from Cambridge University Press.


Related Topix: American University, Vladimir Putin, Sports

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Chicago Reader

David Grubbs on the meaning of records

David Grubbs teaches classes in creative writing, performance, music, and technology at the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College, and before he arrived in New York 15 years ago, he lived and played in bands in Chicago.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College, City University of New York, University of Chicago, Duke University, Chicago, IL


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