Books by Publisher: Yale University Press

    Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

    By Stefania Pandolfo

    Paperback £24.86

    In this unsettling and innovative book, anthropologist Stefania Pandolfo addresses the problematic of the subject through a dual examination of psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, reflecting on the unconscious maladies of the soul at a time of tremendous global upheaval. Drawing on in-depth historical research and sensitively listening to contemporary...

    Essay on Negation

    By Paolo Virno

    Hardback £18.86

    As speaking animals, we continuously make use of an unassuming grammatical particle, without suspecting that what is at work in its inconspicuousness is a powerful apparatus, which orchestrates language, signification, and the world at large. What particle might this be? The word not. In Essay on Negation, Paol Virno argues...

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism: Critical Solidarities in a Global Perspective

    Paperback £22.46

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism brings together academics and activists to have essential conversations about friendship, love, and desire as kinetics for social justice movements. The contributors featured here come from across the globe and are all involved in diverse movements, including LGBTQ rights, intimate-partner violence, addiction recovery, housing, migrant,...

    Encounters: Chinese Language and Culture, Student Book 2 Print Bundle

    By Cynthia Y. Ning

    Hardback £40.71

    Welcome to Encounters, a groundbreaking Chinese language program that features a dramatic series filmed entirely in China. The program's highly communicative approach immerses learners in the Chinese language and culture through video episodes that directly correspond to units in the combination textbook-workbook. By combining a compelling story line with a...

    Reassessing Rudolph

    Paperback £23.71

    Essays presented at a symposium held in January 2009 entitled, "Reassessing Rudolph: Architecture and Reputation"; held at Yale University as the culminating event of the rededication of its Yale Art and Architecture Building as Rudolph Hall.

    Second Seedtime

    By Philippe Jaccottet

    Hardback £17.65

    Since his first collection of poetry appeared in 1953, Philippe Jaccottet has sought to express the ineffable that lies at the heart of our material world in his essential, elemental poetry. As one of Switzerland's most prominent and prolific men of letters, Jaccottet has published more than a dozen books...

    Together Still

    By Yves Bonnefoy

    Hardback £12.85

    The international community of letters mourns the recent death of Yves Bonnefoy, universally acclaimed as one of France's greatest poets of the last half-century. A prolific author, he was often considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize and published a dozen major collections of poetry in verse and prose, several...

    Book of Mordechai and Lazarus

    By Gabor Schein

    Hardback £17.65

    The Book of Mordechai and Lazarus are the first and the second novels by Hungarian writer Gabor Schein. Published together in one volume, they comprise the first in Seagull Books's new Hungarian List series. Both novels trace the legacy of the Holocaust in Hungary. The Book of Mordechai tells the...

    Bergeners

    By Tomas Espedal

    Hardback £16.05

    Bergeners is a love letter to a writer's hometown. The book opens in New York City at the swanky Standard Hotel and closes in Berlin at Askanischer Hof, a hotel that has seen better days. But between these two global metropolises we find Bergen, Norway its streets and buildings and...

    At the Burning Abyss

    By Franz Fuhmann

    Hardback £17.65

    At the Burning Abyss is Franz Fuhmann's magnum opus a gripping and profoundly personal encounter with the great expressionist poet Georg Trakl. It is a taking stock of two troubled lives, a turbulent century, and the liberating power of poetry. Picking up where his last book, The Jew Car, left...

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