Choice annual list includes 26 Yale Press books

Choice_header_titleA publication of the Association of College & Research Libraries, Choice, recently announced its list of the Outstanding Academic Titles of 2007. This list, released on January 1, “reflects the best titles reviewed by Choice in 2007 and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community.” Yale University Press appears on this prestigious list 26 times among the 646 titles in 54 disciplines and subsections. Here is a list of the titles chosen from Yale Press:

John Wilkes: The Scandalous Father of Civil Liberty, by Arthur H. Cash

Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting, by David Alan Brown and Sylvia Ferino-Pagden

Britannia and Muscovy: English Silver at the Court of the Tsars, by Natalya Abramova and Irina Zagarodnaya

On Political Equality, by Robert A. Dahl

Art in the Making: Rembrandt, by David Bomford, Jo Kirby, Ashok Roy, Axel Rüger, and Raymond White

Caesar: Life of a Colossus, by Adrian Goldsworthy

The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible, by Allen Dwight Callahan

The Yale Book of Quotations, ed. by Fred R. Shapiro

On Opera, by Bernard Williams

The Unfree French: Life Under the Occupation, by Richard Vinen

Fugitive Landscapes: The Forgotten History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, by Samuel Truett

Saul Steinberg: Illuminations, by Joel Smith

Wagner and the Art of the Theatre, by Patrick Carnegy

A Republic of Mind and Spirit: A Cultural History of American Metaphysical Religion, by Catherine L. Albanese

The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook, ed. by Walter W. Powell and Richard Steinberg

John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1874-1882; Complete Paintings: Volume IV, by Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray

Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future, ed. by Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen and Donald Albrecht

Claude Lorrain–The Painter as Draftsman: Drawings from the British Museum, by Richard Rand

Thinking in Circles: An Essay on Ring Composition, by Mary Douglas

William Powell Frith: Painting in the Victorian Age, by Mark Bills and Vivien Knight

The Case for Literature, by Gao Xingjian

Shakespeare the Thinker, by A. D. Nuttall

Robert Rauschenberg: Cardboards and Related Pieces, by Yve-Alain Bois

The Gates of Paradise: Lorenzo Ghiberti’s Renaissance Masterpiece, ed. by Gary M. Radke

The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans, created by G. J. Sawyer and Viktor Deak; text by Esteban Sarmiento, G.J. Sawyer, and Richard Milner

Russia’s Islamic Threat, by Gordon M. Hahn

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