The MIT Press Bookstore

292 Main Street, E38-176, Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 253-5249,

Bookstore Hours:
Mon-Fri 9-7, Sat & Sun 12-6
holiday hours
The MIT Press Bookstore is owned and operated by The MIT Press, the nonprofit scholarly publishing program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We are located on the MIT campus, and offer quality retail bookselling to both the MIT community and the public at large.

We stock most of the books and journals published by The MIT Press as well as a hand-picked selection of other publishers' books in related fields.

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News & Events
one mitp book released during the week of 06/01/15

New from the MITP 6/1/15:

Keith L. Downing
Intelligence Emerging: Adaptivity and Search in Evolving Neural Systems

cove rof MIT Press Fall 2014 book catalog

Fall 2015 MIT Press catalog is here

The Fall 2015 MIT Press catalog has arrived, and a few early titles are shipping now. Stop by the store to pick up a copy of the new catalog, and get a peek at what's coming up. You can also view it online.

Stack of books released during the week of 5/25/15

New releases for 5/25/15:

Peter Sterling and Simon Laughlin
Principles of Neural Design

Jerome O. Nriagu and Eric P. Skaar (eds.)
Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Patrik Svensson and David Theo Goldberg
Between Humanities and the Digital

Stack of books released during the week of 5/18/15

New MITP for wk of 5/18/15:

Lydia Dugdale (ed.)
Dying in the Twenty-First Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well

Thomas Princen, Jack P. Manno and Pamela L. Martin (eds.)
Ending the Fossil Fuel Era



Stack of books released during the week of 5/11/15

New from the MIT Press 5/11/15:

Nicolas Salazar Sutil
Motion and Representation: The Language of Human Movement

Brian K. Obach
Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Vaclav Smil
Power Density: A Key to Understanding Energy Sources and Uses

Eric Margolis and Stephen Laurence (eds.)
The Conceptual Mind:  New Directions in the Study of Concepts

M. Chirimuuta
Outside Color: Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy

Francisco J. Proenza (ed.)
Public Access ICT Across Cultures: Diversifying Participation in the Network Society


Stack of books released during the week of 5/4/15

New MITP week of 5/4/15:

Nathan Altice
I am Error: The Nintendo Family Computer/Entertainment System Platform

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Dan Brooks and Martin Mulloy
Inside the Ford-UAW Transformation: Pivotal Events in Valuing Work and Delivering Results

S. S. Iyengar and Kianoosh G. Boorenjeni
Oblivious Network Routing: Algorithms and Applications

Idan Landau
A Two-Tiered Theory of Control

Paolo Virno
When the Word Becomes Flesh: Language and Human Nature

Steven Vogel
Thinking Like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy after the End of Nature

Mark J. P. Wolf (ed.)
Video Games Around the World

Basile Zimmermann
Waves and Forms: Electronic Music Devices and Computer Encodings in China


book cover od "Producing Power: The Pre-Chernobyl History of the Soviet Nuclear Industry

We're happy to welcome MIT Press author and Virginia Tech professor Sonja Schmid to MIT this week. She'll be presenting a public lecture on May 7th, entitled "Reactor Design: Lessons from the Soviet Experience"sponsored by the MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Security and Policy. We'll be on hand with copies of her book, "Producing Power The Pre-Chernobyl History of the Soviet Nuclear Industry."

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Stack of books released during the week of 4/20/15

New MIT Press for the wk of 04/20/15:

Alan J. Fenn and Peter T. Hurst
Ultrawideband Phased Array Antenna Technology for Sensing and Communications Systems

Nicholas Stern
Why Are We Waiting?: The Logic, Urgency, and Promise of Tackling Climate Change

Rob Stone
Auditions: Architecture and Aurality

The Invisible Committee
To Our Friends

Carlos Montemayor and Harry Haroutioun Haladjian
Consciousness, Attention, and Conscious Attention


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The Spring 2015 Loading Dock Sale

Thanks to everyone that came to the sale! We had a great time and were thrilled to find good homes for so many books.



Stack of books released during the week of 3/30/15

New MITP released wk of 3/30/15:

Kees Dorst
Frame Innovation: Create New Thinking by Design

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson
Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

David M. Konisky (ed.)
Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government’s Response to Environmental Justice

Mark Von Schlegell


Holiday & Special Hours

Bookstore Fall Hours:
Mon - Fri 9-7, Sat & Sun 12-6
Open our usual hours, except as noted below

Monday, Sept. 7 - Labor Day - CLOSED

Saturday, Oct. 3 - Open Early at 10am for Dock Sale
Sunday, Oct. 4 - Open Early at 10am for Dock Sale
Monday, Oct. 12 - Columbus Day - OPEN 12pm-6pm

Wednesday, Nov. 11 - Veterans Day- OPEN 10am-4pm
Wednesday, Nov. 25 - CLOSING EARLY @5pm
Thursday, Nov. 26 - Thanksgiving - CLOSED
Friday, Nov. 28 - OPEN 10am-4pm

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MIT Press Catalog Available
The Fall 2015 MIT Press catalog is now available. Download a copy, view it online, or drop by the store to pick one up!

View our newest book catalog.

MIT course catalog

2013/14 MIT Bulletin Available
We now have the 2013/14 edition of the MIT Course Bulletin in stock.

Read more about the course catalog.


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