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Adams, Michael (Indiana University)
A passionate defense of slang, jargon, argot, and other forms of nonstandard English, this marvelous volume is full of amusing and even astonishing examples of all sorts of slang.

Athenaze, Book II: An Introduction to Ancient Greek

Balme, Maurice

Threats: Intimidation and Its Discontents

Barash, David P. (Professor Emeritus of
Threats is a comprehensive and scientifically accurate exploration into threats at every level, from animalistic competition to social manipulation and political strife.

Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea

Blyth, Mark (Professor of Political Econ
In Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea, Mark Blyth, a renowned scholar of political economy, provides a powerful and trenchant account of the shift toward austerity policies by governments throughout the world since 2009.

Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, 1798-1998

Brundage, David (Professor of History, P
In this important and insightful work, David Brundage tells a dramatic story of more two hundred years of American activism in the cause of Ireland, from the 1798 Irish rebellion to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.

Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, the Great Recession, and the Uses - and Misuses - of

Eichengreen, Barry (Professor of Economi
The Great Depression and the Great Recession are the two great economic crises of the past hundred years. In Hall of Mirrors, Barry Eichengreen draws on his unparalleled expertise for a brilliantly conceived dual-track account of the two crises and their consequences.

James Joyce

Ellmann, Richard
This acclaimed biography has won both the James Tait Black and the Duff Cooper Memorial Prizes, and is considered by many to be the definitive account of Joyce's life and work.

The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost

Freitas, Donna (Research Associate, Rese
Sexting. Cyberbullying. Narcissism. People-and especially the media-are consumed by fears about the effect of social media on young people. We hear constantly about the dangers that lurk online, and about young people's seemingly pathological desire to share anything and everything about themselves with the entire world.

Golden Harvest: Events at the Periphery of the Holocaust

Gross, Jan Tomasz
Beginning with one photograph, this moving book evokes the depth and range, as well as the intimacy, of Hitler's final solution in World War Two.

George Washington: A Life in Books

Hayes, Kevin J. (Professor of English Em
Revered as a general and trusted as America's first elected leader, George Washington is considered a great many things in the contemporary imagination, but an intellectual is not one of them. In correcting this longstanding misconception, George Washington: A Life in Books offers a stimulating literary biography that traces the effects of a life spent in self-improvement.

Joyce's Ulysses: Philosophical Perspectives

Kitcher, Philip (John Dewey Professor of

Journey into the Land of the Zeks and Back: A Memoir of the Gulag

Margolin, Julius
Journey into the Land of the Zeks and Back is a vivid, first-person account of life in the Soviet Gulag, a work that has never appeared before in English. It was one of the earliest published accounts of the Soviet camp system when it was published in France in 1949 and became an established classic in the Russian-speaking world, influential in the formation of the genre of Gulag memoirs.