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Epidemics and Society

From the Black Death to the Present

Frank M. Snowden; With a New Preface

A “brilliant and sobering” (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaksAs seen on “60 Minutes”  The World Economic Forum #1 book...

May 1, 2020, Paper, $22.00

The Last Shah

America, Iran, and the Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty

Ray Takeyh

The surprising story of Iran’s transformation from America’s ally in the Middle East into one of its staunchest adversaries Offering a new view of one of America’s most important, infamously strained, and...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Samuel Johnson

Selected Works
The Yale Edition

Samuel Johnson; Edited by Robert DeMaria, Jr., Stephen Fix, and Howard D. Weinbrot

A one-volume collection of the prose and poetry of eighteenth-century Britain&#ldquo;s pre-eminent lexicographer, critic, biographer, and poet Samuel Johnson Samuel Johnson was eighteenth-century Britain’s...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

The Dead of the Irish Revolution

Eunan O'Halpin and Daithi O Corrain

The first comprehensive account to record and analyze all deaths arising from the Irish revolution between 1916 and 1921 This account covers the turbulent period from the 1916 Rising to the Anglo-Irish...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 9

Catastrophe and Rebirth, 1939–1973

Edited by Samuel D. Kassow and David G. Roskies

An exploration of global Jewish responses to the years 1939 to 1973, a time of unprecedented destruction, dislocation, agency, and creativity.The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $200.00

The Gnostic Scriptures

Translated with Annotations and Introductions by Bentley Layton with Additions and Revisions by David Brakke

A collection of extra-biblical scriptures written by the gnostics, updated with three ancient texts including the recently discovered Gospel of Judas This definitive introduction to the gnostic...

January 26, 2021, Paper, $45.00

The Guitar in Georgian England

A Social and Musical History

Christopher Page

A fascinating social history of the guitar, reasserting its long-forgotten importance in Romantic England This book is the first to explore the popularity and novelty of the guitar in Georgian England,...

October 13, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said

The Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Edited and with an Introduction by Jack M. Balkin; Contributions by Helen M. Alvaré, Jack M. Balkin,  William N. Eskridge, Katherine Franke, Robert P. George, Sherif Girgis, John C. Harrison, Andrew Koppelman, Melissa Murray, Douglas NeJaime, Catherine Smith, Reva B. Siegel, and Jeremy Waldron


Rewriting the Supreme Court’s landmark gay rights decision Jack Balkin and an all-star cast of legal scholars, sitting as a hypothetical Supreme Court, rewrite the famous 2015 opinion in Obergefell v....

November 24, 2020, Paper, $37.50

Ibsen's Kingdom

The Man and His Works

Evert Sprinchorn

A major biography of one of the most important figures in modern drama, evoked through a biographical reading of his plays Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen achieved unparalleled success in his lifetime and...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Hernando Colon's New World of Books

Toward a Cartography of Knowledge

Jose Maria Perez Fernandez and Edward Wilson-Lee

The untold story of the greatest library of the Renaissance and its creator Hernando Colón This engaging book offers the first comprehensive account of the extraordinary projects of Hernando Colón, son of...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00