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 40  • S e v e n S t o r i e s P r e s s Zinesters shows us why videogames have the potential to impact our culture in new, surprising, and vital ways, and how people like us—including and especially non-programmers, activists, and everyone outside the cultural mainstream—can take the leap from player to creator and join the coming aesthetic revolution. PAPER  978-1-60980-372-8  $14.95  192 pages with 60 b&w images

I n ter v iew Claudia Dreifus

Foreword by Clyde Haberman Dreifus’s interviews with an eclectic selection of individuals, including the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Barney Frank, Benazir Bhutto, Samuel L. Jackson, Toni Morrison, Gloria Steinem, and Arthur Miller. Paper 978-1-888363-90-6 $16.95 368 pages

C I T I Z E N N E W H OU S E Portrait of a Media Merchant

Carol Felsenthal

An acclaimed biographer takes on one of the world’s most elusive media moguls in Citizen Newhouse. The harvest of four years and over 400 interviews, Carol Felsenthal’s book is an unauthorized investigative biography that paints a tough yet even-handed portrait. CLOTH 978-1-88836-387-6 $29.95 512 PAGES

mi n ecraft The Unlikely Tale of Markus “Notch” Persson and the Game that Changed Everything

Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson Translated from the Swedish by Jennifer Hawkins

A Cinderella story for the Internet age—improbable success, fast money, and the power of digital technology to shake up a rock-solid industry. Minecraft is about how the indie gaming scene rattled the foundations of corporate empires. And it’s the story of how a creative genius chased down a crazy dream, the evolution of a shy amateur programmer into video game god. “You may find this book as addictive as Minecraft.” —Slate “This book explores the man behind the game to a depth that you won’t, and that you can’t, find anywhere else. In this work, Markus “Notch” Persson has revealed everything about the events that led to an international super-phenomenon. The resulting story will fascinate and inspire.” —Sethbling, Minecraft video maker cloth 978-1-60980-537-1 $21.95 256 pages

2nd edition 978-1-60980-575-3 $23.95 304 pages available June 2015

T he Oh R eally ? Facto r Peter Hart

In this concise and compelling analysis of FOX News host Bill O’Reilly’s views, Hart underscores this pundit’s masked partisanship; adversarial stance toward unions, Blacks, immigrants, gays and lesbians; and his kid-gloves treatment of the Right. Paper 978-1-58322-601-8 $8.95 160 pages

Seven Stories Press Academic Catalog 2014-2015  

Frontlist and backlist titles published by Seven Stories press through Spring 2015. For information about books for course adoption, please...