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.

Photo of cover of the book titled "Making Sense of Emotion"

Making Sense of Emotion: Innovating Emotional Intelligence

Dr. Frank John Ninivaggi, assistant clinical professor of child psychiatry (Rowman & Littlefield)

Photo of cover of the book titled "The Sociologist’s Eye."

The Sociologist’s Eye: Reflections on Social Life

Kai Erikson, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of Sociology and American Studies (Yale University Press)

Photo of cover of the book titled "The Internationalists"

The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World

Oona A. Hathaway, the Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law, and Scott J. Shapiro, the Southmayd Professor of Law (Simon & Schuster)

Phot of cover of the book titled "Against the Grain"

Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science and co-director of the Agrarian Studies Program (Yale University Press)

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The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems

William R. Burch, Jr., professor emeritus at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (Yale University Press)

Photo of cover of the book titled "Mel Bochner Voices"

Mel Bochner Voices

Jeremy Sigler, lecturer in sculpture (Yale University Press)

Pillars of Justice

Owen Fiss, professor emeritus and professorial lecturer in law (Harvard University Press)

The Essential Hamilton

Edited by Joanne B. Freeman, professor of history and of American studies (Library of America)

The Imprint of Congress

David R. Mayhew, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Political Science (Yale University Press)

The Evolution of Beauty

Richard O. Prum, the William Robertson Coe Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Doubleday)