The Top 75 Community College Titles: November 2019 Edition

The best of all the titles appropriate for two-year colleges reviewed in the November issue of Choice.


Brookbank, Elizabeth. MLA guide to undergraduate research in literature, by Elizabeth Brookbank and H. Faye Christenberry. Modern Language Association of America, 2019. 137p bibl ISBN 9781603294362 pbk, $16.00; ISBN 9781603294195 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0803

Daily life of U.S. soldiers: from the American Revolution to the Iraq War, ed. by Christopher R. Mortenson and Paul J. Springer. Greenwood, 2019. 3v index ISBN 9781440863585, $309.00; ISBN 9781440863592 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0816

DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music). Anthology of Recorded Music, Inc.. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 57-0804

The Encyclopedia of Greek comedy, ed. by Alan H. Sommerstein. Wiley-Blackwell, 2019. 3v bibl index ISBN 9781118605042, $530.00; ISBN 9781118542842 ebook, $530.00; 57-0805

Mitchell, Verner D. Encyclopedia of the Black Arts Movement, ed. by Verner D. Mitchell and Cynthia Davis. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 382p bibl index ISBN 9781538101452, $125.00; ISBN 9781538101469 ebook, $118.50; 57-0809

Natural Medicines. Therapeutic Research Center. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 57-0814

Pavlac, Brian Alexander. The Holy Roman Empire: a historical encyclopedia, by Brian A. Pavlac and Elizabeth S. Lott. ABC-CLIO, 2019. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781440848551, $198.00; ISBN 9781440848568 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0822

Psychology Database (ProQuest). ProQuest. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 57-0823


Adams, Jade Broughton. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short fiction: from ragtime to swing time. Edinburgh University Press, 2019. 216p bibl index ISBN 9781474424684, $110.00; 57-0866

Altman, Andrew. Debating pornography, by Andrew Altman and Lori Watson. Oxford, 2019. 323p bibl index ISBN 9780199358700, $99.00; ISBN 9780199358717 pbk, $24.99; ISBN 9780199358731 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0925

Baden, Joel S. The book of Exodus: a biography. Princeton, 2019. 237p bibl index ISBN 9780691169545, $26.95; ISBN 9780691189277 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0939

The Bloomsbury companion to dance studies, ed. by Sherril Dodds. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 443p bibl index ISBN 9781350024465, $130.00; ISBN 9781350024472 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0919

Booker, M. Keith. The Coen brothers’ America. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 215p bibl index ISBN 9781538120866, $36.00; ISBN 9781538120873 ebook, $34.00; 57-0893

Carter, Steven D. How to read a Japanese poem. Columbia, 2019. 317p bibl index ISBN 9780231186827, $90.00; ISBN 9780231186834 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9780231546850 ebook, $29.99; 57-0861

Donnithorne, Alan. Leonardo da Vinci: a closer look. Royal Collection Trust, 2019. 203p bibl index ISBN 9781909741461, $80.00; 57-0840

Golding, Dan. Star wars after Lucas: a critical guide to the future of the galaxy. Minnesota, 2019. 254p index ISBN 9781517905422, $21.95; ISBN 9781452960050 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0897

Hurwitz, David. Listening to Handel: an owner’s manual. Amadeus, 2019. 188p CD (Unlocking the masters series, 30) ISBN 9781574674873 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781538134627 ebook, $28.50; 57-0910

Israel, Jeffrey. Living with hate in American politics and religion: how popular culture can defuse intractable differences. Columbia, 2019. 363p index ISBN 9780231190169, $65.00; ISBN 9780231548755 ebook, $64.99; 57-0943

Juslin, Patrik N. Musical emotions explained: unlocking the secrets of musical affect. Oxford, 2019. 609p bibl indexes ISBN 9780198753421, $35.00; ISBN 9780191067754 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0911

Keats’s negative capability: new origins and afterlives, ed. by Brian Rejack and Michael Theune. Liverpool University Press, 2019. 291p bibl index ISBN 9781786941817, $120.00; ISBN 9781786949714 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0873

Lasser, Michael. City songs and American life, 1900–1950. Rochester, 2019. 303p bibl ISBN 9781580469524, $34.95; ISBN 9781787444638 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0912

Lycan, William G. On evidence in philosophy. Oxford, 2019. 149p bibl index ISBN 9780198829720, $50.00; ISBN 9780192565259 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0935

Markowitz, Judith A. Robots that kill: deadly machines and their precursors in myth, folklore, literature, popular culture and reality. McFarland, 2019. 239p bibl index ISBN 9781476668130 pbk, $39.95; ISBN 9781476636399 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0825

Roman Catholicism in the United States: a thematic history, ed. by Margaret M. McGuinness and James T. Fisher. Fordham, 2019. 337p ISBN 9780823282760, $140.00; ISBN 9780823282777 pbk, $40.00; ISBN 9780823282753 ebook, $39.99; 57-0947

Shapes of Native nonfiction: collected essays by contemporary writers, ed. by Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton. Washington, 2019. 266p ISBN 9780295745763, $95.00; ISBN 9780295745756 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9780295745770 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0882

Transformation and tradition in 1960s British cinema, by Richard Farmer et al. Edinburgh University Press, 2019. 404p bibl index ISBN 9781474423113, $110.00; 57-0905

Science & Technology

The Anthropology of epidemics, ed. by Ann H. Kelly, Frédéric Keck, and Christos Lynteris. Routledge, 2019. 182p bibl index ISBN 9781138616677, $140.00; ISBN 9780429461897 ebook, $49.95; 57-0996

Barrie, David. Supernavigators: exploring the wonders of how animals find their way. The Experiment, 2019. 301p index ISBN 9781615195374, $25.95; ISBN 9781615195381 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0976

Belsinger, Susan. Grow your own herbs: the 40 best culinary varieties for home gardens, by Susan Belsinger and Arthur O. Tucker; photographs by Shawn Linehan. Timber, 2019. 201p bibl index ISBN 9781604699296 pbk, $16.95; ISBN 9781604699463 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0971

Benton, Michael J. Dinosaurs rediscovered: the scientific revolution in paleontology. Thames & Hudson, 2019. 320p bibl index ISBN 9780500052006, $34.95; 57-0988

Bond, Alan B. Thinking like a parrot: perspectives from the wild, by Alan B. Bond and Judy Diamond. Chicago, 2019. 267p bibl index ISBN 9780226248783, $35.00; ISBN 9780226248813 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0977

Broto, Vanesa Castán. Urban energy landscapes. Cambridge, 2019. 242p bibl index ISBN 9781108419420, $99.99; ISBN 9781108321662 ebook, $80.00; 57-0993

Castro, Tony. Mantle: the best there ever was. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 251p bibl index ISBN 9781538122211, $24.95; ISBN 9781538122228 ebook, $23.50; 57-1027

Davis, Dána-Ain. Reproductive injustice: racism, pregnancy, and premature birth. New York University, 2019. 251p bibl index ISBN 9781479812271, $89.00; ISBN 9781479853571 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9781479805662 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0998

Elsey, Brenda. Futbolera: a history of women and sports in Latin America, by Brenda Elsey and Joshua Nadel. Texas, 2019. 358p bibl index ISBN 9781477310427, $27.95; ISBN 9781477318584 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1029

Fernandez, Oscar E. Calculus simplified. Princeton, 2019. 246p indexes ISBN 9780691175393 pbk, $19.95; ISBN 9780691189413 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1017

Gardiner, Beth. Choked: life and breath in the age of air pollution. Chicago, 2019. 290p index ISBN 9780226495859, $27.50; ISBN 9780226630793 ebook, $27.50; 57-0990

Goldblatt, Peter. Temperate garden plant families: the essential guide to identification and classification, by Peter Goldblatt and John C. Manning. Timber, 2019. 315p index ISBN 9781604694987, $45.00; ISBN 9781604699210 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0972

Haddad, Nick. The last butterflies: a scientist’s quest to save a rare and vanishing creature. Princeton, 2019. 250p index ISBN 9780691165004, $24.95; ISBN 9780691189628 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0981

Harney, John J. Empire of infields: baseball in Taiwan and cultural identity, 1895–1968. Nebraska, 2019. 212p bibl index ISBN 9780803286825, $50.00; ISBN 9781496215338 ebook, $50.00; 57-1030

Jennings, Charles. Artificial Intelligence: rise of the lightspeed learners. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 199p bibl index ISBN 9781538116807, $32.00; ISBN 9781538116814 ebook, $30.00; 57-1013

Keeping students safe and helping them thrive: a collaborative handbook on school safety, mental health, and wellness, ed. by David Osher et al. Praeger, 2019. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781440854132, $131.00; ISBN 9781440854149 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1004

Launius, Roger D. Reaching for the moon: a short history of the space race. Yale, 2019. 247p bibl index ISBN 9780300230468, $30.00; ISBN 9780300245165 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0964

Minard, Peter Maxwell. All things harmless, useful, and ornamental: environmental transformation through species acclimatization, from colonial Australia to the world. North Carolina, 2019. 196p bibl index ISBN 9781469651606, $90.00; ISBN 9781469651613 pbk, $32.95; ISBN 9781469651620 ebook, $25.99; 57-0983

Mohlenbrock, Robert H. Flowering plants, illustrated by Paul W. Nelson. Southern Illinois, 2019. 305p indexes ISBN 9780809337293 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9780809337309 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0973

Pfaff, Thomas J. R for college mathematics and statistics. CRC Press, 2019. 321p bibl index ISBN 9780367196851, $99.95; ISBN 9780367196882 ebook, $99.95; 57-1020

Pine, David J. Introduction to Python for science and engineering. CRC Press, 2019. 368p index ISBN 9781138583900, $129.95; ISBN 9781138583894 pbk, $59.95; ISBN 9780429506413 ebook, $49.95; 57-1021

The Pokémon Go phenomenon: essays on public play in contested spaces, ed. by Jamie Henthorn et al. McFarland, 2019. 227p bibl index ISBN 9781476674131 pbk, $39.95; ISBN 9781476636511 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1024

Primate research and conservation in the Anthropocene, ed. by Alison M. Behie, Julie A. Teichroeb, and Nicholas Malone. Cambridge, 2019. 293p bibl index (Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology, 82) ISBN 9781107157484, $84.99; ISBN 9781316610213 pbk, $44.99; ISBN 9781108604703 ebook, $36.00; 57-0985

Rieppel, Lukas. Assembling the dinosaur: fossil hunters, tycoons, and the making of a spectacle. Harvard, 2019. 325p index ISBN 9780674737587, $29.95; ISBN 9780674240339 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0956

Ruxton, Graeme D. Nature’s giants: the biology and evolution of the world’s largest lifeforms. Yale, 2019. 224p bibl index ISBN 9780300239881, $35.00; 57-0968

Sanitt, Nigel. Culture, curiosity, and communication in scientific discovery: the eye in ideas. Routledge, 2019. 165p index ISBN 9781138625570, $150.00; ISBN 9781138625587 pbk, $39.95; ISBN 9780429459818 ebook, $19.98; 57-0957

Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne. Buzz, sting, bite: why we need insects, tr. by Lucy Moffatt. Simon & Schuster, 2019. 235p bibl index ISBN 9781982112875, $26.00; ISBN 9781982112899 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0969

Tromp, Nynke. Designing for society: products and services for a better world, by Nynke Tromp and Paul Hekkert. Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019. 130p bibl index ISBN 9781472568687, $88.00; ISBN 9781472567987 pbk, $26.95; ISBN 9781472569769 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-0995

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Boddice, Rob. A history of feelings. Reaktion Books, 2019. 231p bibl index ISBN 9781789140675, $35.00; ISBN 9781789141009 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1150

Brozo, William G. Engaging boys in active literacy: evidence and practice. Cambridge, 2019. 258p bibl index ISBN 9781108498630, $99.99; ISBN 9781108724272 pbk, $39.99; 57-1058

Cambridge handbook of psychology, health and medicine, ed. by Carrie Llewellyn et al. 3rd ed. Cambridge, 2019. 682p bibl index ISBN 9781108474993, $225.00; ISBN 9781316625873 pbk, $115.00; ISBN 9781108663571 ebook, $52.00; 57-1152

Chandler-Olcott, Kelly. A good fit for all kids: collaborating to teach writing in diverse, inclusive settings. Harvard Education Press, 2019. 222p index ISBN 9781682533444, $64.00; ISBN 9781682533437 pbk, $33.00; 57-1059

Choudhury, Barnali. Corporate duties to the public, by Barnali Choudhury and Martin Petrin. Cambridge, 2019. 376p index ISBN 9781108421461, $130.00; ISBN 9781108383769 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1120

Chrissanthos, Stefan G. The year of Julius and Caesar: 59 BC and the transformation of the Roman Republic. Johns Hopkins, 2019. 179p bibl index ISBN 9781421429700, $74.95; ISBN 9781421429700, $24.95; ISBN 9781421429717 ebook, $24.95; 57-1075

Ethical branding and marketing: cases and lessons, ed. by Hagai Gringarten and Raúl Fernández-Calienes. Routledge, 2019. 195p bibl index (Routledge advances in management and business studies, 82) ISBN 9781138337275, $140.00; ISBN 9780429442520 ebook, $24.98; 57-1044

A History of intellectual property in 50 objects, ed. by Claudy Op den Kamp and Dan Hunter. Cambridge, 2019. 429p ISBN 9781108420013, $34.95; ISBN 9781108352024 ebook, $28.00; 57-1122

How technology is changing human behavior: issues and benefits, ed. by C. G. Prado. Praeger, 2019. 161p index ISBN 9781440869518, $37.00; ISBN 9781440869525 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1157

Jay, Mike. Mescaline: a global history of the first psychedelic. Yale, 2019. 297p bibl index ISBN 9780300231076, $26.00; ISBN 9780300245080 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1158

Johnson, Susan Moore. Where teachers thrive: organizing schools for success. Harvard Education Press, 2019. 296p index ISBN 9781682533598, $66.00; ISBN 9781682533581 pbk, $34.00; 57-1064

Kumar, Raj. The business of changing the world: how billionaires, tech disruptors, and social entrepreneurs are transforming the global aid industry. Beacon Press, 2019. 241p index ISBN 9780807059579, $28.95; ISBN 9780807059708 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1053

Lehr, Peter. Pirates: a new history, from Vikings to Somali raiders. Yale, 2019. 261p bibl index ISBN 9780300180749, $30.00; ISBN 9780300182231 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1073

Lewis, Courtney. Sovereign entrepreneurs: Cherokee small-business owners and the making of economic sovereignty. North Carolina, 2019. 290p bibl index ISBN 9781469648583, $90.00; ISBN 9781469648590 pbk, $32.95; ISBN 9781469648606 ebook, $25.99; 57-1039

Miller, Richard E. On the end of privacy: dissolving boundaries in a screen-centric world. Pittsburgh, 2019. 282p bibl index ISBN 9780822965688 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9780822986515 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1176

Music, Graham. Nurturing children: from trauma to growth using attachment theory, psychoanalysis and neurobiology. Routledge, 2019. 224p bibl index ISBN 9781138346055, $140.00; ISBN 9781138346062 pbk, $26.95; ISBN 9780429437540 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1160

Neal, Stan. Singapore, Chinese migration and the making of the British Empire, 1819–67. Boydell Press, 2019. 181p bibl index (Worlds of the East India Company, 17) ISBN 9781783274239, $115.00; ISBN 9781787445529 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1110

Roberts, Sarah T. Behind the screen: content moderation in the shadows of social media. Yale, 2019. 266p index ISBN 9780300235883, $30.00; ISBN 9780300245318 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1178

Selby, Christine L. B. Therapy and counseling: your questions answered. Greenwood, 2019. 131p bibl index ISBN 9781440861673, $39.00; ISBN 9781440861680 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1163

Thompson, Christina. Sea people: the puzzle of Polynesia. HarperCollins, 2019. 365p index ISBN 9780062060877, $29.99; ISBN 9780062060891 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-1084

Trans people in higher education, ed. by Genny Beemyn. SUNY Press, 2019. 310p bibl index ISBN 9781438472737, $90.00; ISBN 9781438472744 pbk, $34.95; ISBN 9781438472751 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 57-1068