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A Natural History of Spirits

Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall; Illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

 An imaginative natural history survey of the wide world of spirits, from whiskey and gin to grappa and moonshine In this follow-up book to A Natural History of Wine and A Natural History of Beer,...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00

Portraits of Resistance

Activating Art During Slavery

Jennifer Van Horn

A highly original history of American portraiture that places the experiences of enslaved people at its center This timely and eloquent book tells a new history of American art: how enslaved people mobilized...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $60.00

Scent

A Natural History of Fragrance

Elise Vernon Pearlstine; Illustrations by Lara Call Gastinger

A fascinating exploration of the natural history of scent and human perceptions of fragrance from the viewpoint of plant and pollinator Plants have long harnessed the chemical characteristics of aromatic compounds...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $28.00

Adventurer

The Life and Times of Giacomo Casanova

Leo Damrosch

A fast-paced narrative about the world-famous libertine Giacomo Casanova, from celebrated biographer Leo Damrosch The iconic libertine Giacomo Casanova (1725–1798) was a storied adventurer through the Enlightenment...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

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

Christine Bold

Uncovering hidden histories of Indigenous performers in vaudeville and in the creation of western modernity and popular culture Drawing from little-known archives, Christine Bold brings to light forgotten histories...

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

Pierre Bonnard Beyond Vision

Lucy Whelan

An unparalleled reassessment of Pierre Bonnard, exploring his paintings, drawings, photography, and prints As one of the founders of the post-Impressionist group the Nabis, French artist Pierre Bonnard (1867...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $60.00

A Good and Dignified Life

The Political Advice of Hannah Arendt and Rosa Luxemburg

Joke J. Hermsen; Translated from the Dutch by Brendan Monaghan

A timely and provocative essay about the parallel lives of Rosa Luxemburg and Hannah Arendt and their mission for a more humane society January 2019 marked the centenary of the murder of Rosa Luxemburg, a Polish...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $20.00

Courbet's Landscapes

The Origins of Modern Painting

Paul Galvez

A groundbreaking insight into Gustave Courbet and his bold experiments in landscape painting Between 1862 and 1866 Gustave Courbet embarked on a series of sensuous landscape paintings that would later inspire the...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

Signs

Photographs by Jim Dow

With essays by Jim Dow and April M. Watson

Vivid, clear-sighted images of American vernacular signage and architecture encountered along old US highways showcase the early black-and-white work of the acclaimed photographer Jim Dow The American photographer...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

Henry Scott Tuke

Edited by Cicely Robinson

A timely survey of this significant British artist and the complexities surrounding his work and reputation today Famed for his depictions of sun, sea, and sailing during a late Victorian and Edwardian golden age,...

May 24, 2022, PB-with Flaps, $30.00

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