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Shelf Life May 2007: Volume 4, Number 2
   

UCSD BOOKSTORE - NEW & NOTABLE

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

Polarized America, Keith T. Poole (political science, professor), MIT Press, 2008, $18.

Introducing Bert Williams, Camille F. Forbes (literature, assistant professor), Basic Civitas Books, 2008, $27.50.

Democracy’s Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan, Richard Madsen (sociology, professor/ chair), University of California Press, 2007, $21.95.

Dilemmas of Victory: The Early Years of the People’s Republic of China, Paul Pickowicz (history, endowed chair/professor), Harvard University Press, 2008, $45.

Talons of the Eagle: Latin America, the United States, and the World, Peter H. Smith (political science, professor), Oxford University Press, 2007, $34.95.

Cult Films: Taboo and Transgression, Allan Havis (Marshall College, provost; theatre, professor), University Press of America, 2008, $21.95.

UCSD Bookstore

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

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TOP TEN

Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

Atonement, Ian McEwan

Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama

The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman

Musicophilia, Oliver Sacks

No Country for Old Men,

Cormac McCarthy

Our Dumb World: The Onion’s Atlas of the Planet Earth, Mike DiCenzo

Skinny Bitch: A No-Nonsense, Tough-Love Guide for Savvy Girls Who Want to Stop Eating Crap and Start Looking Fabulous, Kim Barnouin and Rory Freedman

This is Your Brain on Music,

Daniel J. Levitin

Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson