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as of September 2, 2014
Recently released titles from Columbia University Press.

Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients
Dennis Rosen, MD

Cloth, $27.95 / £19.95 264 pages


Women in the Mosque: A History of Legal Thought and Social Practice
Marion Holmes Katz

Cloth, $55.00 / £38.00 432 pages


The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity's Moral Predicament
Wael B. Hallaq

Now available in paper

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 272 pages


Cloth, $37.50 / £26.00 272 pages


Creative Strategy: A Guide for Innovation
William Duggan

Now available in paper

Paper, $19.95 / £13.95 176 pages


Cloth, $27.95 / £19.95 176 pages


Child Welfare for the Twenty-first Century: A Handbook of Practices, Policies, and Programs
Gerald P. Mallon and Peg McCartt Hess

Cloth, $100.00 / £69.00 776 pages


Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century
Michael Yudell. Foreword by J. Craig Venter

Cloth, $40.00 / £27.50 304 pages


The Kojiki: An Account of Ancient Matters
Ō no Yasumaro

Paper, $27.00 / £18.50 312 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 312 pages


Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds
John Pickrell

Cloth, $29.95 240 pages


Deathwatch: American Film, Technology, and the End of Life
C. Scott Combs

Paper, $30.00 / £20.50 288 pages


Cloth, $90.00 / £62.00 288 pages


In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary
Mrinalini Chakravorty

Cloth, $50.00 / £34.50 336 pages


The Wrath of Capital: Neoliberalism and Climate Change Politics
Adrian Parr

Now available in paper

Paper, $23.00 / £16.00 232 pages


Cloth, $29.50 / £20.50 232 pages


The Arab Uprisings Explained: New Contentious Politics in the Middle East
Edited by Marc Lynch

Paper, $30.00 / £20.50 352 pages


Cloth, $90.00 / £62.00 352 pages


Alienation
Rahel Jaeggi

Cloth, $35.00 / £24.00 304 pages


New Strategies for Social Innovation: Market-Based Approaches for Assisting the Poor
Steven G. Anderson

Paper, $35.00 / £24.00 344 pages


Cloth, $105.00 / £72.50 344 pages


The Columbia Sourcebook of Literary Taiwan
Edited by Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang, Michelle Yeh, and Ming-ju Fan

Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 592 pages


Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010: Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia
Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb

Cloth, $150.00 / £103.50 352 pages


Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity
B. Alan Wallace

 Now available in paper

Paper, $18.95 / £12.95 264 pages


Cloth, $26.95 / £18.95 264 pages


Living Karma: The Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu
Beverley Foulks McGuire

Cloth, $55.00 / £38.00 240 pages


Kant and the Meaning of Religion
Terry F. Godlove

Paper, $30.00 192 pages


Cloth, $90.00 192 pages


The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities
Eric Hayot

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 256 pages


Cloth, $60.00 / £41.50 256 pages


Until the Fires Stopped Burning: 9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses
Charles B. Strozier

Now available in paper

Paper, $22.00 / £15.00 312 pages


Cloth, $28.95 / £19.95 312 pages


Race in a Bottle: The Story of BiDil and Racialized Medicine in a Post-Genomic Age
Jonathan Kahn

Now available in paper

Paper, $27.00 / £18.50 328 pages


Cloth, $35.00 / £24.00 328 pages


Picturing Algeria
Pierre Bourdieu; Foreword by Craig Calhoun

Now available in paper

Paper, $22.00 / £15.00 248 pages


Cloth, $27.50 / £19.00 248 pages


The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet
Lawrence J. Friedman

Now available in paper

Paper, $19.95 / £13.95 410 pages


Cloth, $29.95 / £19.95 410 pages


Modernism at the Barricades: Aesthetics, Politics, Utopia
Stephen Eric Bronner

Now available in paper

Paper, $26.00 / £18.00 216 pages


Cloth, $32.50 / £22.50 216 pages


The Right to Justification: Elements of a Constructivist Theory of Justice
Rainer Forst; Translated by Jeffrey Flynn

Now available in paper

Paper, $26.00 / £18.00 368 pages


Cloth, $45.00 / £30.95 368 pages


Spells, Images, and Mandalas: Tracing the Evolution of Esoteric Buddhist Rituals
Koichi Shinohara

Cloth, $50.00 / £34.50 352 pages


Interspecies Ethics
Cynthia Willett

Paper, $30.00 / £20.50 232 pages


Cloth, $90.00 / £62.00 232 pages


A Daughter's Memoir of Burma
Wendy Law-Yone

Cloth, $30.00 328 pages


Roberto Bolaño's Fiction: An Expanding Universe
Chris Andrews

Cloth, $30.00 / £20.50 304 pages


The Arrow Impossibility Theorem
Eric Maskin and Amartya Sen

Cloth, $19.95 / £14.00 168 pages


The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan
Sugawara no Takasue no Musume. Translated, with an introduction, by Sonja Arntzen and Moriyuki Itō

Cloth, $40.00 / £27.50 264 pages


The Columbia Sourcebook of Mormons in the United States
Edited by Terryl L. Givens and Reid L. Neilson

Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 480 pages


Radical History and the Politics of Art
Gabriel Rockhill

Paper, $28.00 / £19.50 288 pages


Cloth, $85.00 / £58.50 288 pages


River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America’s Rivers
Daniel McCool

Now available in paper

Paper, $26.00 / £18.00 408 pages


Cloth, $34.50 / £24.00 408 pages


The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution
James S. Liebman and the Columbia DeLuna Project

Paper, $27.95 / £19.95 448 pages


Cloth, $85.00 / £58.50 448 pages


Speculation, Trading, and Bubbles
José A. Scheinkman

Cloth, $19.95 / £13.95 128 pages


The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy
Nick Gogerty

Cloth, $29.95 / £19.95 368 pages


The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future
Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

Paper, $9.95 / £6.95 104 pages


Shadow Medicine: The Placebo in Conventional and Alternative Therapies
John S. Haller Jr.

Cloth, $35.00 / £24.00 288 pages


Foundations of the Earth: Global Ecological Change and the Book of Job
H. H. Shugart

Cloth, $35.00 / £24.00 384 pages


The Resurrected Skeleton: From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun
Wilt L. Idema

Cloth, $50.00 / £34.50 344 pages


The Assault on Social Policy, Second Edition
William Roth and Susan J. Peters

Paper, $30.00 / £20.50 264 pages


Cloth, $90.00 / £62.00 264 pages


Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages
Andrew F. Smith

Now available in paper.

Paper, $19.95 / £13.95 336 pages


Cloth, $29.95 / £19.95 336 pages


Enigmas of Health and Disease: How Epidemiology Helps Unravel Scientific Mysteries
Alfredo Morabia

Paper, $30.00 / £20.50 296 pages


Cloth, $90.00 / £62.00 296 pages


Reading Style: A Life in Sentences
Jenny Davidson

Cloth, $25.00 / £17.50 208 pages


The Black Power Movement and American Social Work
Joyce M. Bell

Cloth, $50.00 / £34.50 256 pages


Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City
Michael Dumper

Cloth, $35.00 / £24.00 360 pages


A Farewell to Truth
Gianni Vattimo; Translated by William McCuaig and Foreword by Robert T. Valgenti

Now available in paper

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 192 pages


Cloth, $26.00 / £18.00 192 pages


The China Threat: Memories, Myths, and Realities in the 1950s
Nancy Bernkopf Tucker

Now available in paper

Paper, $27.00 / £18.50 312 pages


Cloth, $39.50 / £27.50 312 pages


Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism: History, Semiology, and Transgression in the Indian Traditions
Christian K. Wedemeyer

Now available in paper

Paper, $26.00 / £18.00 336 pages


Cloth, $50.00 / £34.50 336 pages


Understanding Environmental Policy, Second Edition
Steven Cohen

Paper, $35.00 / £24.00 232 pages


Cloth, $105.00 / £72.50 232 pages


Narrating Social Work Through Autoethnography
Edited by Stanley L Witkin

Paper, $40.00 / £27.50 384 pages


Cloth, $150.00 / £103.50 384 pages


Serendipities: Language and Lunacy
Umberto Eco

Now available in paper

Paper, $17.95 / £12.95 128 pages


Cloth, $30.00 128 pages


Religion in America: A Political History
Denis Lacorne

Now available in paper

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 264 pages


Cloth, $35.00 / £24.00 264 pages


American Showman: Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the Birth of the Entertainment Industry, 1908-1935
Ross Melnick

Now available in paper.

Paper, $28.00 / £19.50 576 pages


Cloth, $37.50 / £26.00 576 pages


When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynasty: The Samding Dorje Phagmo of Tibet
Hildegard Diemberger

Now available in paper

Paper, $30.00 / £20.50 416 pages


Cloth, $60.00 / £41.50 416 pages


The World’s First Stock Exchange
Lodewijk Petram

Cloth, $29.95 / £19.95 304 pages


Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste
Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk

Cloth, $34.95 / £23.95 280 pages


The Custom-Made Brain: Cerebral Plasticity, Regeneration, and Enhancement
Jean-Didier Vincent and Pierre-Marie Lledo

Cloth, $27.95 / £19.95 200 pages


Capital of Capital: Money, Banking, and Power in New York City, 1784-2012
Steven H. Jaffe and Jessica Lautin

Cloth, $45.00 304 pages


The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir
Natalie Berkowitz

Cloth, $27.95 / £19.95 336 pages


Atheists in America
Edited by Melanie E. Brewster

Cloth, $28.00 / £19.50 272 pages


Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction
Thom van Dooren

Cloth, $30.00 / £20.50 208 pages


Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Environment and Affect
Heather Houser

Cloth, $50.00 / £34.50 328 pages


Writing Resistance: The Rhetorical Imagination of Hindi Dalit Literature
Laura R. Brueck

Paper, $30.00 / £20.50 240 pages


Cloth, $90.00 / £62.00 240 pages


The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper
Carmeta Albarus, MSW, LCSW, with forensic analysis by Jonathan H. Mack, Psy.D.

Now available in paper

Paper, $19.95 / £13.95 288 pages


Cloth, $26.95 / £18.95 288 pages


Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia
Siddharth Kara

Now available in paperback

Paper, $22.00 / £15.00 336 pages


Cloth, $29.50 / £20.50 336 pages