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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

A World Out of Reach

Dispatches from Life under Lockdown

Edited and with an Introduction by Meghan O'Rourke

Selections from the "Pandemic Files" published by The Yale Review, the preeminent journal of literature and ideas“If only our response to the pandemic on other fronts could have been as speedy and...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $15.00

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


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

Hung Liu

Portraits of Promised Lands

Dorothy Moss; With essays by Nancy Lim, Lucy R. Lippard, Elizabeth Partridge, and Philip Tinari

A major survey of contemporary artist Hung Liu, whose layered portraits explore history and memory through the stories of marginalized figuresHung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands presents the stunning work...

June 29, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

The Making of Oliver Cromwell

Ronald Hutton

The first volume in a pioneering account of Oliver Cromwell—providing a major new interpretation of one of the greatest figures in history Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658)—the only English commoner to become the...

September 7, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Joseph E. Yoakum

What I Saw

Edited by Mark Pascale, Esther Adler, and Edouard Kopp; With contributions by Esther Adler, Kathleen Ash-Milby, Mary Broadway, Clara Granzotto, Whitney Halstead, Edouard Kopp, Faheem Majeed, Laura K. Minton, Emily Olek, Mark Pascale, and Ken Sutherland

The extraordinary life of a captivating American artist, beautifully illustrated with his dreamlike drawings Much of Joseph Elmer Yoakum’s story comes from the artist himself—and is almost too fantastic to believe....

July 27, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

The Medici

Portraits and Politics, 1512-1570

Edited by Keith Christiansen and Carlo Falciani; With contributions by Elizabeth Cropper, Davide Gasparotto, Sefy Hendler, Antonella Fenech Kroke, Tommaso Mozzati, Elizabeth Pilliod, Julia Siemon, and Linda Wolk-Simon

Portraits, an inherently personal subject, provide an engaging entry point to an exploration of the politics, patronage, and power in Renaissance Florence The Medici family ruled Florence without interruption...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00