New Book Tuesday! A Couple of Soles, Fearing the Worst and more!

Our weekly list of new books is now available!

Fearing the Worst

How Korea Transformed the Cold War

Samuel F. Wells Jr.

Fearing the Worst explains how the Korean War fundamentally changed postwar competition between the United States and the Soviet Union into a militarized confrontation that would last decades. Samuel F. Wells Jr. examines how military and political events interacted to escalate the conflict.

A Couple of Soles

A Comic Play from Seventeenth-Century China

Li Yu, translated by Jing Shen and Robert E. Hegel

A Couple of Soles is a classic comedic romance by the seventeenth-century playwright Li Yu. The first major comedy from late imperial China to appear in English translation, it provides an unparalleled view of the theater in seventeenth-century China.


Contemporary Directions in Trauma Theory, Research, and Practice, second edition

Edited by Shoshana Ringel and Jerrold R. Brandell

An expanded and revised edition of the first social work text to focus specifically on trauma, this comprehensive anthology incorporates the latest research in trauma theory and clinical applications. It features coverage of the experiences of historically disenfranchised, marginalized, oppressed, and vulnerable groups.

Buddhism and Medicine

An Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Sources

Edited by C. Pierce Salguero

A companion to Buddhism and Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources, this work presents a collection of modern and contemporary texts and conversations from across the Buddhist world dealing with the multifaceted relationship between Buddhism and medicine covering the early modern period to the present.

Margin of Trust

The Berkshire Business Model

Lawrence A. Cunningham and Stephanie Cuba

Margin of Trust is the first book to distill Warren Buffett’s approach to management and corporate life. It provides a definitive analysis of the tenets of the Berkshire Hathaway, system, its costs and benefits, and how it can be adapted for other organizations.

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