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 "A People’s Constitution."

A People’s Constitution: The Everyday Life of Law in the Indian Republic

Rohit De, assistant professor of history (Princeton University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity."

Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Christopher L. Miller, the Frederick Clifford Ford Professor of French (University of Chicago Press)

Cover of the book titled "Homelessness Among U.S. Veterans: Critical Perspectives."

Homelessness Among U.S. Veterans: Critical Perspectives

Edited by Jack Tsai, associate professor of psychiatry (Oxford University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Cézanne’s Gravity."

Cézanne’s Gravity

Carol Armstrong, professor of the history of art (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "George Shaw: A Corner of a Foreign Field."

George Shaw: A Corner of a Foreign Field

Edited by Mark Hallett, director of studies at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Invisible."

Invisible

Stephen L. Carter, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law (Henry Holt and Co.)

Cover of the book titled "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom."

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

David W. Blight, the Class of 1954 Professor of History (Simon & Schuster)

Cover of the book titled "American Glass."

American Glass: The Collections at Yale

John Stuart Gordon, the Benjamin Attmore Hewitt Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Responsible Parties."

Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy from Itself

Frances McCall Rosenbluth, the Damon Wells Professor of Political Science, and Ian Shapiro, Sterling Professor of Political Science (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "The Trump Administration and International Law."

The Trump Administration and International Law

Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of Law (Oxford University Press)