Books in Brief

YaleNews features works recently or soon to be published by members of the University community. Descriptions are based on material provided by the publishers. Authors of new books may forward publishers’ book descriptions to us by email.

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Cover of the book titled "The Assault on American Excellence."

The Assault on American Excellence

Anthony Kronman, Sterling Professor of Law (Free Press)

Cover of the book titled "The Public Option."

The Public Option

Anne L. Alstott and Ganesh Sitaraman (Harvard University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Sleep in Art."

Sleep in Art

Dr. Meir Kryger, professor of medicine (pulmonary) and clinical professor of nursing

Cover of the book titled "The Bretton Woods Agreements."

The Bretton Woods Agreements

Naomi Lamoreaux and Ian Shapiro (Yale University)

Cover of the book titled "The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila."

The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila: A Biography

Carlos Eire, the T.L. Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies (Princeton University Press)

Cover of the book titled "The Historian’s Eye."

The Historian’s Eye: Photography, History, and the American Present

Matthew Frye Jacobson, the William Robertson Coe Professor of American Studies (The University of North Carolina Press)

Cover of the book titled "Inventing Boston."

Inventing Boston: Design, Production, and Consumption, 1680-1720

Edward S. Cooke Jr., the Charles F. Montgomery Professor of the History of Art (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "How Words Make Things Happen."

How Words Make Things Happen

David Bromwich, Sterling Professor of English (Oxford University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Thomas Berry: A Biography."

Thomas Berry: A Biography

Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim, and Andrew Angyal (Columbia University Press)

Cover of the book titled "How We Cooperate."

How We Cooperate: A Theory of Kantian Optimization

John E. Roemer, the Elizabeth S. and A. Varick Stout Professor of Political Science and Economics (Yale University Press)