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.

Cover of the book titled "Why Children Follow Rules."

Why Children Follow Rules

Tom R. Tyler, the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law, and Rick Trinkner, assistant professor Justice at Arizona State University (Oxford University Press)

Cover of the book titled "In Search of the Sacred Book."

In Search of the Sacred Book

Aníbal González, professor of Spanish (University of Pittsburgh Press)

Cover of the book titled "The Age of Culpability."

The Age of Culpability

Gideon Yaffe, professor of law, of philosophy, and of psychology (Oxford University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Misdemeanorland."

Misdemeanorland

Issa Kohler-Hausmann, associate professor of law and of sociology (Princeton University Press)

Cover of the book titled "On Grand Strategy."

On Grand Strategy

John Lewis Gaddis, the Robert A. Lovett Professor of History (Penguin Press)

Cover of the book titled "The Road to Unfreedom."

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

Timothy Snyder, the Richard C. Levin Professor of History (Tim Duggan Books)

Cover of the book titled "The Open Sea."

The Open Sea

J. G. Manning, the William K. & Marilyn Milton Simpson Professor of Classics & History (Princeton University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Jewish Materialism."

Jewish Materialism: The Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s

Eliyahu Stern, associate professor of modern Jewish intellectual and cultural history (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "The Art of Libation in Classical Athens."

The Art of Libation in Classical Athens

Milette Gaifman, associate professor in the history of art and of classics (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Political Tribes."

Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

Amy Chua, the John M. Duff Jr. Professor of Law (Penguin)