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Solving Public Problems

A Practical Guide to Fix Our Government and Change Our World

Beth Simone Noveck

How to take advantage of technology, data, and the collective wisdom in our communities to design powerful solutions to contemporary problems“Beth Noveck’s book is a universal reminder of the importance of...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

A Fortress in Brooklyn

Race, Real Estate, and the Making of Hasidic Williamsburg

Nathaniel Deutsch and Michael Casper

The epic story of Satmar Hasidic Williamsburg, from the decline of New York to the gentrification of Brooklyn"Groundbreaking. . . . To fully understand Satmar, of course, one has to be born into it. But to...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

The Science of Abolition

How Slaveholders Became the Enemies of Progress

Eric Herschthal

A revealing look at how antislavery scientists and Black and white abolitionists used scientific ideas to discredit slaveholders“While recent historical literature has shown the complicity of the early science of...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

The Voice Catchers

How Marketers Listen In to Exploit Your Feelings, Your Privacy, and Your Wallet

Joseph Turow

Your voice provides biometric data. How are marketers using it to manipulate you?“[Dr. Turow ] is encouraging policymakers and the public to do something I wish we did more often: Be careful and considerate about...

May 18, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Introduction to the Apocrypha

Jewish Books in Christian Bibles

Lawrence M. Wills

An ambitious introduction to the Apocrypha that encourages readers to reimagine what “canon” really means Challenging the way Christian and non-Christian readers think about the Apocrypha, this is an ambitious...

June 22, 2021, Paper, $38.00

Minerva's French Sisters

Women of Science in Enlightenment France

Nina Rattner Gelbart

A fascinating collective biography of six female scientists in eighteenth-century France, whose stories were largely written out of history This book presents the stories of six intrepid Frenchwomen of science in...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

The Art of War in an Age of Peace

U.S. Grand Strategy and Resolute Restraint

Michael O’Hanlon

An informed modern plan for post-2020 American foreign policy that avoids the opposing dangers of retrenchment and overextension“A masterful examination of past American grand strategy and foreign policies, a...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00

No Fixed Points

Dance in the Twentieth Century

Nancy Reynolds and Malcolm McCormick

The definitive history of twentieth-century theatrical dance, enhanced with more than 200 exceptional photographsWinner of the 2005 Congress on Research in Dance Award for Outstanding Publication in...

February 9, 2021, Paper, $35.00

The Other Modern Movement

Architecture, 1920–1970

Kenneth Frampton

A revealing new look at modernist architecture, emphasizing its diversity, complexity, and broad inventiveness Usually associated with Mies and Le Corbusier, the Modern Movement was instrumental in advancing new...

January 25, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Spatial Orders, Social Forms

Art and the City in Modern Brazil

Adrian Anagnost

A fascinating look at modernist urban planning and spatial theories in Brazilian 20th-century art and architecture Exploring the intersections among art, architecture, and urbanism in Brazil from the 1920s through...

October 26, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $75.00