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The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy

William A. Galston; With a New Preface

The Great Recession, institutional dysfunction, a growing divide between urban and rural prospects, and failed efforts to effectively address immigration have paved the way for a populist backlash that disrupts the postwar...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $18.00

They Were Her Property

White Women as Slave Owners in the American South

Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in History  “Compelling.”—Renee Graham, Boston Globe  “Stunning.”—Rebecca Onion, Slate  “Makes a...

January 7, 2020, Paper, $18.00

The Lions' Den

Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky

Susie Linfield

A lively intellectual history that explores how prominent midcentury public intellectuals approached Zionism and then the State of Israel itself and its conflicts with the Arab world In this lively...

July 14, 2020, Paper, $20.00

The Misinformation Age

How False Beliefs Spread

Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weatherall

The social dynamics of “alternative facts”: why what you believe depends on who you know Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite bad,...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $16.00


A Human Life

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar No figure looms larger in Jewish culture than Moses, and few have stories more enigmatic....

March 17, 2020, Paper, $15.00

The Fragile Middle Class

Americans in Debt

Teresa A. Sullivan, Elizabeth Warren, and Jay Lawrence Westbrook; With a New Preface by the Authors

Why have so many middle-class Americans encountered so much financial trouble? In this classic analysis of hard-pressed families, the authors discover that financial stability for many middle-class...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $22.00

Goering’s Man in Paris

The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World

Jonathan Petropoulos

A charged biography of a notorious Nazi art plunderer and his career in the postwar art world Bruno Lohse (1911–2007) was one of the most notorious art plunderers in history. Appointed by Hermann Göring to...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Signac and the Independants

Edited by Gilles Genty and Mary-Dailey Desmarais

A magnificently illustrated showcase of works by artists in Paris at the dawn of the 20th century In Paris at the turn of the 20th century, an artistic revolution was underway. The Salon des Indépendants...

July 14, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1733-1795

Light and Flame

Richard Butterwick

A major new assessment of the “vanished kingdom” of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth—one which recognizes its achievements before its destruction Richard Butterwick tells the compelling story of the last...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00


Terry Eagleton

A new account of tragedy and its fundamental position in Western culture In this compelling account, eminent literary critic Terry Eagleton explores the nuances of tragedy in Western culture—from literature...

September 22, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00