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The Fortunes of Francis Barber

The Story of the Enslaved Jamaican Who Became Samuel Johnson’s Heir

Michael Bundock

The story of the extraordinary relationship between Francis Barber, a former slave, and Samuel Johnson, England’s most distinguished man of letters“A remarkable work of detection, a biography of a black...

October 26, 2021, Paper, $20.00

More Real Life Rock

The Wilderness Years, 2014–2021

Greil Marcus

For the past thirty-five years, celebrated author Greil Marcus has applied his unmatched critical apparatus to everything from music, television, radio, and politics to overheard comments, advertisements, and happenstance street...

March 29, 2022, Hardcover, $28.00

Queens of the Wild

Pagan Goddesses in Christian Europe: An Investigation

In this riveting account, renowned scholar Ronald Hutton explores the history of deity-like figures in Christian Europe. Drawing on anthropology, archaeology, literature, and history, Hutton shows how hags, witches, the fairy queen,...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $25.00

Mothman Apologia

Robert Wood Lynn; Foreword by Rae Armantrout

Robert Wood Lynn’s collection of poems explores the tensions of youth and the saturation points of knowledge: those moments when the acquisition of understanding overlaps with regret and becomes a desire to know less. Comprising poems...

March 22, 2022, Paper, $20.00

Mothman Apologia

Robert Wood Lynn; Foreword by Rae Armantrout

Robert Wood Lynn’s collection of poems explores the tensions of youth and the saturation points of knowledge: those moments when the acquisition of understanding overlaps with regret and becomes a desire to know less. Comprising poems...

March 22, 2022, Hardcover, $45.00

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 12, 2021, Paper, $16.00

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—"a valuable guide to an important force" (Financial Times)  "An...

October 12, 2021, Paper, $20.00

The Last Slave Ships

New York and the End of the Middle Passage

John Harris

This stunning behind-the-curtain look into the last years of the illegal transatlantic slave trade in the United States represents “a signal contribution to U.S. antebellum historiography.” (Library Journal, Starred...

January 11, 2022, Paper, $22.00

A Question of Freedom

The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War

William G. Thomas III

Winner of the Mark Lynton Prize in History—the story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history"A rich, roiling history that Thomas recounts with eloquence and skill. ...

January 11, 2022, Paper, $25.00

American Contagions

Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19

John Fabian Witt

A concise history of how American law has shaped—and been shaped by—the experience of contagion, "taking us from the smallpox outbreaks of the colonies to COVID-19. . . . The conclusion [Witt] arrives at is devastating." (Jennifer...

November 23, 2021, Paper, $13.00

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