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The Hamburger

A History

Josh Ozersky

America has run on hamburgers for almost a century. This is the story of their sizzle and their symbolism, where they came from and how they conquered the world. What do Americans think of when they think...

May 26, 2009, Paper, $14.00

Islamic Imperialism

A History
Revised Edition

Efraim Karsh

A fundamental challenge to the way we understand the history of the Middle East and the role of Islam in the region From the first Arab-Islamic Empire of the mid-seventh century to the Ottomans, the last...

September 24, 2013, Paper, $14.00

Rhyme's Reason

A Guide to English Verse
Fourth Edition

John Hollander; Foreword by J. D. McClatchy; Afterword by Richard Wilbur

In this classic text, the distinguished poet and critic John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In new essays...

September 30, 2014, Paper, $14.00

The Virus in the Age of Madness

Bernard-Henri Levy

A trenchant look at how the coronavirus reveals the dangerous fault lines of contemporary society As seen on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS: “A stirring alarm addressed to an unsettled world.” (Kirkus Reviews)

July 28, 2020, Paper, $14.00

That One Should Disdain Hardships

The Teachings of a Roman Stoic

Musonius Rufus; Translated by Cora E. Lutz; Introduction by Gretchen Reydams-Schils

Perennial wisdom from one of history’s most important but lesser-known Stoic teachers  “He knew that all a philosopher could do was respond well—bravely, boldly, patiently—to what life threw at us. That...

October 26, 2021, Paper, $14.00

Juan Muñoz at the Clark

Introduction by Carmen Giménez; With an essay by David Breslin and photographs by Michael Agee

The celebrated Spanish sculptor Juan Muñoz (1953-2001) died at the height of his powers, when he was considered "one of the most complex and individual artists working today" (Guardian). His challenging, enigmatic works...

February 22, 2011, Paper, $14.95

Echoing Images

Couples in African Sculpture

Alisa LaGamma

Idealized pairings have been an enduring concern of sculptors across the African continent. This universal theme of duality is now examined in a handsome book that presents African sculptural masterpieces created in wood,...

February 9, 2004, Paper, $14.95

The Forest Primeval

The Geologic History of Wood and Petrified Forests

Leo J. Hickey

Wood—perhaps no natural material has been used longer by man, and none seems more suited to human tastes and needs. Its properties are the result of a long evolutionary history as an integral part of the earth's forests. This...

July 27, 2010, Paper, $14.95

Confucius

A Life of Thought and Politics

Ann-Ping Chin

A masterful account of the political life and intellectual development of the moral thinker who has remained a powerful force in China up to the present day For more than two thousand years, Confucius ...

May 26, 2009, Paper, $14.95

Leonardo

Experience a Masterpiece

Leah Kharibian

An innovative look at the creation of Leonardo’s The Virgin of the Rocks This concise but innovative book, published to accompany an immersive digital exhibition at the National Gallery, London,...

February 25, 2020, Paper, $14.95

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