Here is my list of new publications I’ve enjoyed from Urban Studies, Theory & Philosophy (in no particular order, as well as with some late 2016 books):
- Shannon Mattern, Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media, University of Minnesota Press.
- Verso Books, The Right to the City: A Verso Report, Verso Books (Free).
- Stuart Elden, Foucault: The Birth of Power, Polity Press.
- Ash Amin and Nigel Thrift, Seeing Like a City, Polity Press.
- Henri Lefebvre, Marxist Thought and the City, University of Minnesota Press.
Here is a round up of highlights in Ancient History & Classical Archaeology (again, in no particular order and some late 2016 books included):
- Miko Flohr and Andrew Wilson, The Economy of Pompeii, Oxford University Press.
- Arjan Zuiderhoek, The Ancient City, Cambridge University Press.
- Steve Walton, Paul Tribilco and David J. Gill, The Urban World and the First Christians, Eerdmans Publishing Co.
- Jeremy Hartnett, The Roman Street: Urban Life and Society in Pompeii, Herculaneum and Rome, Cambridge University Press.
- Eric Poehler, The Traffic Systems of Pompeii, Oxford University of Press.
- Harriet Flower, The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden: Religion at the Roman Street Corner, Princeton University Press.
- Sarah E. Bond, Trade and Taboo: Disreputable Professions in the Roman Mediterranean, University of Michigan Press.
- Eleanor Betts (ed), Senses of the Empire: Multisensory Approaches to Roman Culture, Routledge. I have a chapter in this volume…
Here are a few books that are already on my list to read:
- Steven J. Ellis, The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Tabernae, Oxford University Press (estimated publication March 2018)
- William Fitzgerald and Efrossini Spentzou (eds.), The Production of Space in Latin Literature, Oxford University Press (estimated March 2018).
- Ross Burns, Origins of the Colonnaded Streets in the Cities of the Roman East, Oxford University Press.
- Penelope J. E. Davies, Architecture and Politics in Republican Rome, Cambridge University Press.
- Jacob A. Latham, Performance, Memory, and Processions in Ancient Rome: The Pompa Circensis from the Late Republic to Late Antiquity, Cambridge University Press.