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 "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)

Cover of the book titled "Climate in Motion."

Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale

Deborah R. Coen, professor of history (University of Chicago Press)

Cover of the book titled "Eye on the West," depicting a deserted road intersecting with railroad tracks under a cloudy sky.

Eye on the West: Photography and the Contemporary West

George Miles, the William Robertson Coe Curator of the Yale Collection of Western Americana (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "City Unseen."

City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

Karen C. Seto and Meredith Reba (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Choice Matters."

Choice Matters

Dr. Gordon Moore, John A. Quelch, and Emily Boudreau (Oxford University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Leonardo: Discoveries from Verrocchio’s Studio."

Leonardo: Discoveries from Verrocchio’s Studio

Laurence Kanter, chief curator and the Lionel Goldfrank III Curator of European Art (Yale University Press)

Cover of the book titled "Animal Viruses and Humans."

Animal Viruses and Humans: A Narrow Divide

Dr. Warren Andiman, professor emeritus of pediatrics (infectious disease) (Paul Dry Books)

Cover of the book titled "Africa in Global History with Sources."

Africa in Global History with Sources

Robert Harms, the Henry J. Heinz Professor of History (W.W. Norton & Company)