New Books Network

Podcasts with Authors about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/new-books-network/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 54m. Bisher sind 7146 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 0 Tage
subscribe
share



 

episode 65: Donna Guy, "Creating Charismatic Bonds in Argentina: Letters to Juan and Eva Perón" (U New Mexico Press, 2016)


Using letters written by Argentine citizens to the Perón couple between 1946 and 1955, Guy offers a nuanced approach to understand charisma...


share





   56m
 
 

episode 72: Lundy Braun, "Breathing Race into the Machine" (U Minnesota Press, 2014)


Braun documents the history and present-day use of an everyday medical instrument, the spirometer, which measures a person’s lung capacity...


share





   45m
 
 

episode 49: Stephen Le, "100 Million Years of Food: What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today" (Picador, 2016)


There are few areas of modern life that are burdened by as much information and advice, often contradictory, as our diet and health...


share





   1h5m
 
 

episode 662: John L. Brooke, "'There Is a North': Fugitive Slaves, Political Crisis, and Cultural Transformation in the Coming of the Civil War" (U Mass Press, 2019)


Inspired by brave fugitives who escaped slavery and the cultural craze that was "Uncle Tom’s Cabin," the North rose up to battle slavery, ultimately waging the bloody Civil War.


share





   1h7m
 
 

episode 89: Mary Fleming, "The Art of Regret" (She Writes Press, 2019)


Mary Fleming moved to Paris in 1981, as a freelance journalist and consultant...


share





   26m
 
 

episode 90: Lior Sternfeld, "Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran" (Stanford UP, 2019)


Sternfeld presents the first systematic study of the rich and variegated history of Jews in twentieth-century Iran...


share





   48m
 
 

episode 28: Sally Holloway, "The Game of Love in Georgian England: Courtship, Emotions, and Material Culture" (Oxford UP, 2019)


What was the role of love and courtship in eighteenth-century English culture?


share





   40m
 
 

episode 42: Alberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" (Norton, 2019)


We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at?


share





   57m
 
 

episode 661: Lesley Chamberlain, "Ministry of Darkness: How Sergei Uvarov Created Conservative Modern Russia" (Bloomsbury Academic, 2019)


Chamberlain delineates Uvarov's career and shows how one of the most cosmopolitan of men, became in the course of his official career the inventor of much that can be seen in to-day's xenophobic and nationalistic Russia of Vladimir Putin...


share





   48m
 
 

episode 106: Claudia Moscovici, "Holocaust Memories: A Survey of Holocaust Memoirs, Histories, Novels, and Films" (Hamilton, 2019)


As Holocaust survivors pass away, their legacy of suffering, tenacity and courage could be forgotten. It is up to each generation to commemorate the victims...


share





   30m