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The Craft of Poetry

A Primer in Verse

Lucy Newlyn

A wonderfully accessible handbook to the art of writing and reading poetry—itself written entirely in verse How does poetry work? What should readers notice and look out for? Poet Lucy Newlyn demystifies...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

Goering's Man in Paris

The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World

Jonathan Petropoulos

A charged biography of a notorious Nazi art plunderer and his career in the postwar art world  "[Petropoulos] brings Lohse into sharper focus, as a personality and axis point from which to explore a...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $37.50

Why the New Deal Matters

Eric Rauchway

A look at how the New Deal fundamentally changed American life, and why it remains relevant today"The New Deal was America's response to the gravest economic and social crisis of the twentieth century. It now...

April 6, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

The Wondering Jew

Israel and the Search for Jewish Identity

Micah Goodman; Translated by Eylon Levy

A celebrated Israeli author explores the roots of the divide between religion and secularism in Israel today, and offers a path to bridging the divide"A thoughtful social, political, and philosophical...

November 10, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Invisible Ink

A Novel

Patrick Modiano; Translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti

Patrick Modiano explores the boundaries of recollection in a "mesmerizing, enigmatic novel" (Publishers Weekly)“Nobel Prize winner Modiano’s title smartly ties together the theme, plot, and...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $24.00

Americans in Spain

Painting and Travel, 1820-1920

Brandon Ruud and Corey Piper; With contributions by Eugenia Afinoguenova, M. Elizabeth Boone, Valerie Ann Leeds, and Francesc Quilez Corella

The art and culture of Spain significantly influenced many of America’s most renowned 19th- and 20th-century artists. Mary Cassatt visited the country early in her career and first garnered the attention of the French...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $60.00

Intentions in Great Power Politics

Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Sebastian Rosato

Why the future of great power politics is likely to resemble its dismal past Can great powers be confident that their peers have benign intentions? States that trust each other can live at peace; those that mistrust...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Founding God’s Nation

Reading Exodus

Leon R. Kass

In this long-awaited follow-up to his 2003 book on Genesis, humanist scholar Leon Kass explores how Exodus raises and then answers the central political questions of what defines a nation and how a nation should govern itself...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Unrevolutionary Mexico

The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Paul Gillingham

An essential history of how the Mexican Revolution gave way to a unique one-party state In this book Paul Gillingham addresses how the Mexican Revolution (1910-1940) gave way to a capitalist dictatorship of...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Scots and Catalans

Union and Disunion

J. H. Elliott

A landmark account that reveals the long history behind the current Catalan and Scottish independence movements A distinguished historian of Spain and Europe provides an enlightening account of the...

April 28, 2020, Paper, $18.00