Graduate Center faculty are noted scholars and prolific authors. Their books range from award-winning academic treatises to best-sellers. Find a selection of their books here.
For books by discipline, please visit the academic program pages.
Recent books by Wayne Koestenbaum, Katina Rogers, David Reynolds, Tanisha Ford, William Helmreich, Melissa Checker, Margaret Chin, Massimo Pigliucci, Richard Alba, Ismael García-Colón, Sanford Schram, and Paul Krugman.
We’ve been warned about the long, dark winter and the need to stay away from relatives and friends this holiday season. But if you’d like to send a gift, these books might be the perfect choice. Read more
Melissa Checker and her book "The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice"
Checker exposes the hidden costs of New York City’s efforts to transform industrial waterfronts into green oases, in The Sustainability Myth. Read more
Laird Bergad and his book "Agrarian Puerto Rico: Reconsidering Rural Economy and Society, 1899-1940"
In their new book, Professor Laird Bergad and his co-author debunk common notions about how U.S. control affected Puerto Rico’s agrarian economy and society in the early 20th century.
The Sustainability Myth
(NYU Press, 2020)
Raquel Chang-Rodríguez and Carlos Riobó
Talking Books with Mario Vargas Llosa
(Nebraska Press, 2020)
European leaders of 1938 Peace Conference (Credit: Getty Images)
Professor Benjamin Carter Hett discusses his new book on Nazi Germany and what it reveals about our times. Read more
Professor David S. Reynolds and his new book, "Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times"
Professor David S. Reynolds’ latest book, Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times, reveals a “fresh” portrait of Lincoln that also speaks to our divided times. Read more
César J. Ayala and Laird W. Bergad
Agrarian Puerto Rico
(Cambridge University Press, 2020)
Professor Sanford Schram's new book takes a deep, intellectual look at white nationalism’s move from the fringes to the center of American politics. Read more
David S. Reynolds
Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times
(Penguin Publishing Group, 2020)