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Better Business

How the B Corp Movement Is Remaking Capitalism

Christopher Marquis

A compelling look at the B Corp movement and why socially and environmentally responsible companies are vital for everyone’s future   Businesses have a big role to play in a capitalist society. They can tip...

September 13, 2020, Hardcover, $28.50

Louise Bourgeois, Freud's Daughter

Philip Larratt-Smith; With an essay by Juliet Mitchell

From 1952 to 1985, Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) underwent extensive Freudian analysis that probed her family history, marriage, motherhood, and artistic ambition—and generated inspiration for her artwork. Examining the impact...

March 2, 2021, Hardcover with Slipcase, $45.00

In Pursuit of History

A Lifetime Collecting Colonial American Art and Artifacts

Edited by H. Richard Dietrich III and Deborah M. Rebuck; With contributions by H. Richard Dietrich III, David L. Barquist, Edward S. Cooke Jr., Michael P. Dyer, Kathleen A. Foster, Morrison H. Heckscher, Philip C. Mead, Lisa Minardi, Deborah M. Rebuck, and William S. Reese

A tribute to a major collection and its founder, this beautiful book illuminates life in colonial America This book showcases highlights from the Dietrich American Foundation, established in 1963 by H....

January 28, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles

The Power of the Reader’s Mind over a Universe of Death

Harold Bloom

“The great poems, plays, novels, stories teach us how to go on living. . . . Your own mistakes, accidents, failures at otherness beat you down. Rise up at dawn and read something that matters as soon as you can.”...

October 13, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

The Last Slave Ships

New York and the End of the Middle Passage

John Harris

A stunning behind-the-curtain look into the last years of the illegal transatlantic slave trade in the United States Long after the transatlantic slave trade was officially outlawed in the early nineteenth...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Jet Age Aesthetic

The Glamour of Media in Motion

Vanessa R. Schwartz

A stunning look at the profound impact of the jet plane on the mid-century aesthetic, from Disneyland to Life magazine Vanessa R. Schwartz engagingly presents the jet plane’s power to define a new...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00
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Living Pictures

Jan van Eyck and Painting’s First Century

Noa Turel

A significant new interpretation of the emergence of Western pictorial realism When Jan van Eyck (c. 1390–1441) completed the revolutionary Ghent Altarpiece in 1432, it was unprecedented in European visual...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

Henry Scott Tuke

Edited by Cicely Robinson

Famed for his depictions of sun, sea, and sailing during a late Victorian and Edwardian golden age, the British painter Henry Scott Tuke RA (1858–1929) is an intriguing artistic anomaly. Moving between Cornish-based artist...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History

Volume 4: Series, Multiples, Replicas

Edited by Daphne Barbour and Suzanne Quillen Lomax

A rigorous and wide-ranging investigation of the techniques and reasons behind the artistic practice of replication Volume 4 of the National Gallery of Art’s biennial conservation research journal

January 7, 2020, Paper, $35.00

Sovereignty, RIP

Don Herzog

Has the concept of sovereignty outlived its usefulness? SSocial order requires a sovereign: an actor with unlimited, undivided, and unaccountable authority. Or so the classic theory says. But without...

April 21, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00