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The Book That Matters Most

The Book That Matters Most

A Novel

Ann Hood

Ava’s twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group’s goal throughout the... Read More

Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony

Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony

L. Poundie Burstein, Joseph N. Straus

Authors Burstein and Straus combine decades of teaching experience with concise prose, carefully curated musical examples, and a robust, skill-sharpening media program to illuminate the essential concepts of music theory.

The Euro

The Euro

How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe

Joseph E. Stiglitz

In 2010, the 2008 global financial crisis morphed into the “eurocrisis.” It has not abated. The 19 countries of Europe that share the euro currency—the eurozone—have been rocked by economic stagnation and debt crises. Some countries have been in depression for years... Read More

Everyone's an Author

Everyone's an Author

Andrea Lunsford, Michal Brody, Lisa Ede, Beverly Moss, Carole Clark Papper, Keith Walters

Built on the keystones of rhetoric, Everyone’s an Author provides a strong foundation for authoring in the digital age: in college essays, but also on Twitter; in print, but also online; with words, but also with sound, video, and images. It shows students that the... Read More

The Food Lab

The Food Lab

Better Home Cooking Through Science

J. Kenji López-Alt

Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that's perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge when you cut into it? How to make homemade mac 'n' cheese that is as satisfyingly gooey and velvety-smooth as the blue box stuff, but far tastier? How... Read More

The Games

The Games

A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt

For millions of people around the world, the Summer and Winter Games are a joy and a treasure, but how did they develop into a global colossus? How have they been buffeted by—and, in turn, affected by—world events? Why do we care about them so much?

From the... Read More

Grunt

Grunt

The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach

Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries—panic, exhaustion, heat, noise—and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them. Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a... Read More

Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

A Novel

Nicole Dennis-Benn

Capturing the distinct rhythms of Jamaican life and dialect, Nicole Dennis- Benn pens a tender hymn to a world hidden among pristine beaches and the wide expanse of turquoise seas. At an opulent resort in Montego Bay, Margot hustles to send her younger sister, Thandi, to... Read More

The Norton Anthology of English Literature

The Norton Anthology of English Literature

Stephen Greenblatt, Carol T. Christ, Alfred David, Barbara K. Lewalski, Lawrence Lipking, George M. Logan, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Katharine Eisaman Maus, James Noggle, Jahan Ramazani, Catherine Robson, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, M. H. Abrams

The digital edition of The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Ninth Edition, offers everything you and your students love about Norton Anthologies—trusted texts and apparatus, an abundance of selections for classroom flexibility, and great value—now available... Read More

The Norton Anthology of World Religions

The Norton Anthology of World Religions

Volume 1: Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism; Volume 2: Judaism, Christianity, Islam

Jack Miles, Wendy Doniger, Donald S. Lopez, Jr., James Robson, David Biale, Lawrence S. Cunningham, Jane Dammen McAuliffe

This magisterial Norton Anthology, edited by world-renowned scholars under the direction of Pulitzer Prize winner Jack Miles, offers a portable library of more than 1,000 primary texts from the world’s major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, and Daoism (Volume 1); Judaism,... Read More

Race in America

Race in America

Matthew Desmond, Mustafa Emirbayer

Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer, authors of The Racial Order, have written an undergraduate textbook on race relations for the twenty-first century. Every chapter of Race in America examines how racism intersects with other forms of social... Read More

Social Psychology

Social Psychology

Tom Gilovich, Dacher Keltner, Serena Chen, Richard E. Nisbett

Written by four award-winning teachers and researchers who represent the breadth and depth of the field, Social Psychology, Fourth Edition, encourages students to become critical thinkers about the research, theories, and applications of social psychology. The new... Read More

Zika

Zika

The Emerging Epidemic

Donald G. McNeil, Jr.

Until recently, Zika—once considered a mild disease—was hardly a cause for global panic. But as early as August 2015, doctors in northeast Brazil began to notice a trend: many mothers who had recently experienced symptoms of the Zika virus were giving birth to babies... Read More

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