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Wright and New York

The Making of America's Architect

Anthony Alofsin

A dazzling dual portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright and early twentieth-century New York, revealing the city’s role in establishing the career of America’s most famous architect“Traces the transitive...

November 17, 2020, Paper, $25.00

Charleston Fancy

Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City

Witold Rybczynski

A captivating chronicle of building in modern-day Charleston, making a case for architecture based on historical precedent, local context, and the ability to delight Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts...

November 17, 2020, Paper, $18.00

Journeys to Heaven and Hell

Tours of the Afterlife in the Early Christian Tradition

Bart D. Ehrman

From classics such as the Odyssey and the Aeneid to fifth-century Christian apocrypha, narratives that described guided tours of the afterlife played a major role in shaping ancient notions of morality and ethics. In...

April 5, 2022, Hardcover, $32.50

“Vaudeville Indians” on Global Circuits, 1880s-1930s

Christine Bold

Drawing from little-known archives, Christine Bold brings to light forgotten histories of Indigenous performers in vaudeville and, by extension, popular culture and modernity. Vaudeville was both a forerunner of modern mass...

May 24, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Poisoned Abstraction

Kurt Schwitters between Revolution and Exile

Graham Bader

A definitive resource, full of fresh insights and new revelations, on one of the most influential interwar artists  This richly illustrated book offers a definitive new assessment of the oeuvre of Kurt Schwitters ...

November 23, 2021, Hardcover, $55.00

The Presence of the Past in French Art, 1870–1905

Modernity and Continuity

Richard Thomson

This innovative book introduces a vivid new reading of French art and society at a crucial period of history The study of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French art tends to focus on a search for the...

November 9, 2021, Hardcover, $70.00

Collapse

The Fall of the Soviet Union

Vladislav M. Zubok

A major study of the collapse of the Soviet Union—showing how Gorbachev’s misguided reforms led to its demise In 1945 the Soviet Union controlled half of Europe and was a founding member of the United Nations. By...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

The Week

A History of the Unnatural Rhythms That Made Us Who We Are

David M. Henkin

An investigation into the evolution of the seven-day week and how our attachment to its rhythms influences how we live We take the seven-day week for granted, rarely asking what anchors it or what it does to us. Yet...

November 16, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

Power, Profits, and Productivity in Modern America

Samuel Evan Milner

Concentrated market power and the weakened sway of corporate stakeholders over management have emerged as leading concerns of American political economy. Samuel Milner provides a historical context for contemporary efforts to resolve...

November 30, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $55.00

Disorder

A History of Reform, Reaction, and Money in American Medicine

Peter A. Swenson

An incisive look into the problematic relationships among medicine, politics, and business in America and their effects on the nation’s health   Meticulously tracing the dramatic conflicts both inside organized...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

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