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VU Press launches Little Free Library as part of 80th-year celebration

Jan. 17, 2020—A new Little Free Library, designed to resemble the historic Kirkland Hall, offers a selection of books published by Vanderbilt University Press and other titles donated by community members.

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Recent Books, Winter/Spring 2018

Jun. 8, 2018—Literary Obscenities: U.S. Case Law and Naturalism after Modernism (2018, Penn State University Press) by Erik M. Bachman, BA’03 This comparative historical study explores the broad sociocultural factors at play in the relationships among U.S. obscenity laws and literary modernism and naturalism in the early 20th century. Putting obscenity case law’s crisis of legitimation and...

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Recent Books, Fall 2017

Feb. 16, 2018—Rocky Boyer’s War: An Unvarnished History of the Air Blitz that Won the War in the Southwest Pacific (2017, Naval Institute Press) by Allen D. Boyer, BA’78 In Rocky Boyer’s War, Allen Boyer offers a wry, keen-eyed, and occasionally disgruntled counterpoint history of the hard-fought, brilliant campaign that won World War II in the Southwest...

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Looking to the 19th century for perspective on race and government

May. 8, 2017—Issues of race and government are explored in law professor Dan Sharfstein's new book, "Thunder in the Mountains."

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Recent Books, Summer 2016

Aug. 15, 2016—Check out the latest book offerings from Vanderbilt alumni and faculty.

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Fighting partisanship with philosophy

Oct. 28, 2015—When it comes to politics, keeping the lines of reasoned argument open is more important than reaching agreements, says Vanderbilt philosopher Robert B. Talisse.

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Thunder in the Mountains: Book Explores Clash between Two American Legends

Oct. 23, 2015—Daniel Sharfstein's new book explores the clash between two important late-19th-century Americans: an army general from Maine named Oliver Otis Howard and a Nez Perce chief named Joseph, leader of a small band of Native Americans in far northeastern Oregon.

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Recent Books, Fall 2015

Oct. 23, 2015—Black Practical Theology (2015, Baylor University Press) by Dale Andrews, MA’97, PhD’98, Distinguished Professor of Homiletics and Social Justice, and Robert Smith, editors Black Practical Theology brings together a conversation between scholars working within the traditional disciplines of theological education and those working within practical theology. To this ongoing conversation, the editors add the voices...

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Summer Reading, 2015

Jul. 31, 2015—Looking for a good summer read? Try these titles written by alumni.

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Recent Books, Spring 2015

Mar. 25, 2015—The latest offerings from Vanderbilt writers

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Recent Books, Winter 2015

Dec. 23, 2014—The latest offerings from Vanderbilt writers

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Recent Books, Summer 2014

Sep. 26, 2014—New books from Vanderbilt writers

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