"The man who does not read good books
has no advantage over the man who cannot read them."

Mark Twain

Below are links to subject headings of books selected by the editors of Choice as Outstanding Academic Books. If you would like to select a specific book to give to the University Libraries, please select one from this list and write the title on the order form. If the book you have chosen is no longer available, a similar book from the same subject will be ordered.

Notable Books: Film
A culture of light: cinema and technology in 1920's Germany by Guerin, Frances
A History of the French New Wave Cinema by Neupert, Richard
African American women and sexuality in the cinema by Manatu, Norma
Black Manhood on the Silent Screen by Butters Jr. Gerald R.
Blue-collar Hollywood: liberalism, democracy, and working people in American film by Bodnar, John
Chinese-language film: historiography, poetics, politics by Lu, Sheldon H. and Yeh, Emilie Yueh-Yu
Dark Lover: the life and death of Rudolph Valentino by Leider, Emily W.
Film as Religion: myths, morals, and rituals by Lyden, John C.
Hollywood flatlands: animation, critical theory and the avant-garde by Leslie, Esther
Imagining Rusia 2000: film and facts by Lawton, Anna
Irish film censorship: a cultural journey from silent cinema to Internet pornography by Rockett, Kevin
Migrating to the movies: cinema and black urban modernity by Stewart, Jacqueline Najuma
Museum movies: the Museum of Modern Art and the birth of art cinema by Wasson, Haidee
Performing whiteness: postmodern re/constructions in the cinema by Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey
Postcolonial images: studies in North American film by Armes, Roy
The Cinema of central Europe by Hames, Peter (ed.)
The Dark Mirror by Koepnick, Lutz
The hand of science: academic writing and its rewards by Cronin, Blaise
The whole equation: a history of Hollywood by Thomson, David



Science and Technology

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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