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Up Front: Letters to and from the editor
Campus Currents: UCSD Stories
Shelf Life: Books
Cliff Notes: Student life and sports
Class Notes: Alumni profiles
Campaign Update: Imagine the Future
Looking Back: Thoughts on UCSD
Credits: Staff and Contributors

Cutting Edge
Front Page
Shooting the Moon
All the Worlds a Stage
On The Job:
Lost in Hollywood
Sit Down & Be Funny

Making Waves
Whale of a Song
Asian Ill Wind
Tritons in Transylvania
Top-Ten Preuss
Cell-Phone Squirrel
Journey to the Copper Age

Shelf Life May 2007: Volume 4, Number 2


Here are a few new and notable faculty books at the UCSD Bookstore.

1. Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid
and Reform
, Stephan Haggard (IR/PS, professor), Columbia University Press, 2007, $35.

2. Gene Doping in Sports: The Science and Ethics of Genetically Modified Athletes, Theodore Friedmann (pediatrics, professor), Academic Press, 2006, $149.95.

3. A History of Modern Experimental Psychology: From James and Wundt to Cognitive Science, George Mandler (psychology, professor emeritus), MIT Press, 2007, $34.

4. Next Life, Rae Armantrout (literature, professor), Wesleyan University Press, 2007, $22.95.

4. Changing White Attitudes toward Black Political Leadership, Zoltan Hajnal (political science, asst. professor), Cambridge University Press, 2006, $22.99 .

4. China: Fragile Superpower: How China’s Internal Politics Could Derail Its Peaceful Rise, Susan Shirk (IR/PS, director), Oxford University Press, 2007, $27.

UCSD Bookstore

Visit the UCSD Bookstore online to purchase these titles and more. Look out for the monthly Alumni Special.

Man reading



Dean Robert Sullivan is quoted in the
article on the Rady School of Management on page 18. We asked him what books he is currently reading.

1. Visions
— by Michio Kaku (New York: Doubleday, 1997)

2. Science Business: The Promise,
the Reality, and the Future of Biotech

— by Gary P. Pisano (Harvard: Harvard Business School Press, 2006).

3. The Innovator’s Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth
— by Clayton M. Christensen and Michael E. Raynor (Harvard: Harvard Business School Press, 2003)