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books-montiglioThe Spell of Hypnos: Sleep and Sleeplessness in Greek Literature
I.B. Tauris, 2015
By Silvia Montiglio, Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics
Explores recurring tropes of somnolence and wakefulness in several ancient Greek novels.

The Ancient Phonograph
Zone Books, 2015
By Shane Butler, Professor, Classics
A search for traces of voices before Edison, reconstructing ancient soundscapes from Aristotle to Augustine.

The New World
Crown, 2015
By Andrew Motion, Homewood Professor of the Arts, Writing Seminars
Two men wash ashore the Gulf Coast of Texas and are thrust into an adventure that extends across the American South.

Peace Talks
Faber & Faber, 2015
By Andrew Motion, Homewood Professor of the Arts, Writing SeminarsA collection of poems that bear witness to the futility of war and the suffering of those left behind.

Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World
Columbia University Press, 2015
Co-authored and edited by Hent De Vries, Russ Family Professor of the Humanities, Humanities Center, Department of Philosophy
This anthology reconstructs the historical and conceptual lineage of love and forgiveness.

South African Literature’s Russian Soul: Narrative Forms of Global Isolation
Bloomsbury Academic, 2015
By Jeanne-Marie Jackson Assistant Professor, English
Charts the interplay of narrative innovation and political isolation in two of the world’s most renowned non-European literatures.

Andrea Mantegna: Making Art (History)
Wiley-Blackwell, 2015
Co-edited by Stephen Campbell, Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor, History of Art
Explores the artist’s transformative impact on the study of the early Renaissance.

The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World
Columbia University Press, 2015
By Ho-Fung Hung, Associate Professor, Sociology
An analysis of the competing interests and economic realities that temper the dream of Chinese supremacy.

Pure Products of America, Inc.: A Narrative Poem
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015
By John Bricuth (John T. Irwin), Decker Professor of the Humanities, Writing Seminars
Story of a popular born-again televangelist whose complicated relationship with his family unfolds and his faith is tested.

The Hole Story of Kirby the Sneak and Arlo the True
Waywiser Press (UK), 2015
By Greg Williamson, Senior Lecturer, Writing Seminars
A 15,000-line poem in rhyming couplets, featuring illustrations by Brian Bowes.