New Releases Tagged "Academia"

The Blazing World
The Headmaster's Wife
It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
The Rehearsal
The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future
Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
That Old Cape Magic
The Headmaster's Wife
Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients
The Starboard Sea
The Sixes
Tudor: The Family Story
Teaching What You Don't Know
The Secret History
Straight Man
The Marriage Plot
The History of Sexuality 1: An Introduction
On Beauty
How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
Lucky Jim
The Rule of Four
The Communist Manifesto
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellAnimal Farm by George OrwellThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Top 100 Books to Read Before College
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Best Fiction Set in Academia
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Advances in Visual Methodology by Sarah PinkMade to Be Seen by Marcus BanksDoing Visual Ethnography by Sarah PinkRethinking Visual Anthropology by Marcus BanksThe Future of Visual Anthropology by Sarah Pink
Visual Anthropology
10 books — 1 voter

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. LewisA Brief History of Time by Stephen HawkingBrave New World by Aldous Huxley
Oxford University
280 books — 27 voters

Self-actualization is what educated existence is all about. For members of the educated class, life is one long graduate school. When they die, God meets them at the gates of heaven, totes up how many fields of self-expression they have mastered, and then hands them a divine diploma and lets them in.
David Brooks, Bobos in Paradise

David Lodge
As is perhaps obvious, Morris Zapp had no great esteem for his fellow-labourers in the vineyards of literature. They seemed to him vague, fickle, irresponsible creatures, who wallowed in relativism like hippopotami in mud, with their nostrils barely protruding into the air of common-sense. They happily tolerated the existence of opinions contrary to their own — they even, for God’s sake, sometimes changed their minds. Their pathetic attempts at profundity were qualified out of existence and larg...more
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Reading group for the STS community at RPI.

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Q&A with Don A. Martinez An ongoing discussion with Don A. Martinez about his works, Desert Coyote Productions, mythology…more

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Private exclusive online book club for awesome people.

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Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) A non-fiction and fiction book group for members of Sociologists for Women in Society.

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