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Beyond Aesthetics

Use, Abuse, and Dissonance in African Art Traditions

Wole Soyinka

An intimate reflection on culture and tradition, creativity and power, that draws on a lifetime’s commitment to aesthetic encounter The playwright, poet, essayist, novelist, and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka...

January 21, 2020, Hardcover, $25.00

America's Impressionism

Echoes of a Revolution

Amanda C. Burdan; With contributions by Emily C. Burns, Ross King, William Keyse Rudolph, Kevin Sharp, and Scott A. Shields

A beautifully illustrated account of the Impressionist experiment in the United States—showing how the French style was put to distinctly American use From the late 19th century to the Second World War,...

June 30, 2020, Hardcover, $45.00


Clare Hartwell, Nikolaus Pevsner, and Elizabeth Williamson

A richly illustrated exploration of the architecture of one of England’s hidden gems—Nottinghamshire This volume offers an enlightening introduction to the memorable and surprising buildings of one of...

January 12, 2021, Hardcover, $85.00

Building a new New World

Amerikanizm in Russian Architecture

Jean-Louis Cohen

An essential exploration of how Russian ideas about the United States shaped architecture and urban design from the czarist era to the fall of the U.S.S.R. Idealized representations of America, as both an...

January 12, 2021, Paper, $40.00

Election Meltdown

Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy

Richard L. Hasen

“A hard-hitting critique of the American election process as timely as it is frightening. . . . Required reading for legislators and voters.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred ReviewFrom noted election law...

February 4, 2020, Hardcover, $27.50

Memory Lands

King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Christine M. DeLucia

Noted historian Christine DeLucia offers a major reconsideration of the violent seventeenth-century conflict in northeastern America known as King Philip’s War, providing an alternative to Pilgrim-centric narratives that have...

November 12, 2019, Paper, $32.00

The New Testament

A Translation

David Bentley Hart

“Hart is doing something important.”—James Parker, Atlantic  “The greatest achievement of Hart’s translation is to restore the urgency of the original. . . compelling, and it is beautiful.”—James...

October 8, 2019, Paper, $22.00

On Color

David Scott Kastan with Stephen Farthing

Ranging from Homer to Picasso, and from the Iranian Revolution to The Wizard of Oz, this spirited and radiant book awakens us anew to the role of color in our lives Our lives are saturated by color....

October 22, 2019, PB-with Flaps, $20.00
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Magnum Opus

The Cycle Plays of Eugene O’Neill

Zander Brietzke

From 1935 to 1939, Eugene O'Neill worked on a series of plays that would trace the history of an American family through several generations. He completed just two of the proposed eleven plays—A Touch of the Poet and More...

April 20, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

The World Turned Upside Down

America, China, and the Struggle for Global Leadership

Clyde Prestowitz

An authority on Asia and globalization identifies the challenges China’s growing power poses and how it must be confronted When China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, most experts expected the...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00